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Texas Tech Red Raiders @ BYU Cougars
Current Records: Texas Tech 3-5, BYU 5-2
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: LaVell Edwards Stadium — Provo, Utah
- TV: Fox Sports 1
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
What to Know
BYU will be in front of their home fans on Saturday, but a look at the spread shows they might need that home-field advantage. They will take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders at 7:00 p.m. ET on Saturday. Given that both teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this game.
There’s no need to mince words: BYU lost to TCU on Saturday, and BYU lost bad. The score wound up at 44-11. BYU was in a tough position after the first half, with the score already sitting at 31-8.
Perhaps unsurprisingly given the score, the Cougars had trouble moving the ball and finished the game with only 243 total yards. They were dismantled by their opponents in that department as TCU gained 584.
Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Texas Tech last Saturday, but the final result did not. The matchup between Texas Tech and Kansas State wasn’t particularly close, with Texas Tech falling 38-21.
The losing side was boosted by Tahj Brooks, who rushed for 98 yards and a touchdown.
BYU’s loss dropped their record down to 4-2. As for Texas Tech, they now have a losing record at 3-4.
In addition to losing their last games, both teams failed to cover the spread. Looking forward, Texas Tech is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by three points. For those looking to play the spread, watch out: Texas Tech is expected to win, but their 1-4 record against the spread as such isn’t exactly encouraging.
Texas Tech is a 3-point favorite against BYU, according to the latest college football odds.
The over/under is set at 49.5 points.