The Texas Tech Red Raiders will hit the road in Big 12 conference action on Thanksgiving to ace the Texas Longhorns in an NCAA college football game on Thursday night.
Kick off time from Texas is slated for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by FOX Sports 1.
The point spread from this Thanksgiving night college football game has the home side Texas Longhorns favored by –4 points.
Texas Tech will be coming off a bye week. They moved to 7-4 on the year following a 63-34 road defeat two weeks ago to the Baylor Bears as a +27 ½ point underdog. The game total landed at over 84 points. The Red Raiders failed to hold onto an early 14-0 lead.
The team generated 454 offensive yards with 134 rushing for 4 yards per carry. Baker Mayfield completed 28 of 51 passes for 314 yards with four touchdowns and one pick. The team had three turnovers and forced one away from the Bears. On defense Texas Tech gave up 675 yards to Baylor’s offense with 340 rushing for 6 yards per run attempt.
Texas fell to 7-3 on their 2013 campaign with a 38-13 home defeat two weeks to the Oklahoma St Cowboys as a +3 point underdog. The total in the game came in at under 61 ½ points. The Longhorns fell behind 28-10 at the half.
Texas will also be coming off their bye week. In the loss two weeks ago the team generated 389 yards with 151 running for 3 ½ yards a carry. Case McCoy hit on 26 of 39 passes for 221 yards and three picks. One pick was returned for a Cowboys touchdown. The Longhorns committed three turnovers and forced one away from Oklahoma St. The Texas defense allowed Oklahoma St 380 yards with 183 rushing for 4 ½ yards per carry.