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Baylor vs Texas Tech 11/27/21 College Football Picks, Predictions, Odds

Texas Tech Red Raiders (6-5) vs. Baylor Bears (9-2)
November 27, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: Baylor Bears -14 / Texas Tech Red Raiders +14; Over/Under: 52
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The Baylor Bears meet the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday in week 13 Big 12 college football action at McLane Stadium. The Texas Tech Red Raiders need a win after losing four of their last six games. The Baylor Bears look for a win after winning five of their last six games.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders have split their last four road games. Henry Colombi is completing 64.2 percent of his passes for 1,291 yards, 5 touchdowns and 5 interceptions. Erik Ezukanma and Kaylon Geiger have combined for 1,171 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns, while Myles Price has 35 receptions. The Texas Tech Red Raiders ground game is averaging 153.3 yards per contest, and SaRodorick Thompson leads the way with 431 yards and 9 touchdowns. Defensively, Texas Tech is allowing 32.5 points and 408.6 yards per game. Colin Schooler leads the Texas Tech Red Raiders with 88 tackles, Tyree Wilson has 5 sacks and Dadrion Taylor-Demerson has 3 interceptions.

The Baylor Bears have won all six home games this season. Gerry Bohanon is completing 64.3 percent of his passes for 2,160 yards, 17 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. Tyquan Thornton and R.J. Sneed have combined for 1,284 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns, while Ben Sims has 25 receptions. The Baylor Bears ground game is averaging 232 yards per contest, and Abram Smith leads the way with 1,249 yards and 11 touchdowns. Defensively, Baylor is allowing 19 points and 348.3 yards per game. Dillion Doyle leads the Baylor Bears with 69 tackles, Terrel Bernard has 5 sacks and JT Woods has 3 interceptions.

The Red Raiders are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Bears are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Bears last 6 games as a favorite. The Red Raiders are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 meetings in Baylor and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 meetings.

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are a respectable opponent that’s hard to turn down double-digit free points. However, Texas Tech has also had serious issues with all of the best teams on its schedule, and its below average defense isn’t encouraging in a spot like this. The Baylor Bears are not only undefeated at home, but they’ve covered six straight home games as well. Baylor should be able to pull away in the second half of this game.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Baylor Bears -14
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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.

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