Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

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  1. rhillary

    rhillary Well-Known Member

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    Wow. That is large. I was thinking 10ish.
     
  2. EYEoftheSTORM

    EYEoftheSTORM Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't surprise me. I expect ISU to cover, I haven't been very impressed with Tech so far this year. I think Wally will devise a good game plan to at least keep it close.
     
  3. cycloneG

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    Take the points. Too easy.
     
  4. Rabbuk

    Rabbuk Well-Known Member

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    First time this year I'd comfortably bet on isu
     
  5. Judoka

    Judoka Well-Known Member

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    #6 Judoka, Oct 6, 2013
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    Yeah, Tech is 5-0 but has beaten:
    1-4 SMU whose only win was over a mediocre FCS team
    2-3 (FCS) Stephen F. Austin
    2-3 TCU whose only win against an FBS school is over SMU
    3-2 Texas State
    2-2 Kansas

    Not exactly murderers row.
     
  6. brentblum

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    Exact same spread as last time Cyclones went to Lubbock.... Iowa State won 41-7.
     
  7. Rhoadhoused

    Rhoadhoused Well-Known Member

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    Texas Tech beat SMU, SF Austin, TCU, Texas State, and Kansas.

    Those 5 teams have a combined 10 wins. 6 of those are against FCS opponents and TCU played SMU, so one of those teams had to win.


    Those stats are even worse than I thought they would be.

    This line is going to move hard towards ISU.
     
  8. SerenityNow

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    ISU not only covers, but I'm predicting a win.
     
  9. MilehighClone

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    Agrre, this one has money line all over it.
     
  10. CarlHungus

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    I've just watched a little of Tech this year, but I thought their back-up has looked better than Mayfield from the very small sample size I have seen
     
  11. cycophagus

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    ISU will be ready to bounce back from a frustrating loss, and has a history of playing well in Tejas. TxT, on the other hand is coming off an easy win at KU that doesn't provide a real measuring stick.

    The league's first millennial coach is riding high in the saddle after 5 nice wins. They are ranked at home versus a 1-3 team and everyone expects them to just strut out there and fire up the old pin ball machine. But it just doesn't work that way in this league.

    In the end, I'd lay money on ISU due to the edge in coaching. Age and treachery wins out over youth and exuberance every time( I think Ben Franklin said that ... :pcute:) .

    The Cyclones have the team speed and coaching guile to keep this game a whole lot closer than 16 points. The real key is to get past the Texas loss and not allow it to become 2 losses.
     
  12. KCCLONE712

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    Texas State Fightin' Armadillos!!!!!!!!!!! I love Paul Blake, best QB ever
     
  13. CloneinWDSM

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    If I win my bet with the Chiefs today, I will be playing this one as well.
     
  14. Cyientist

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    16 wow! What is the spread going to be for Baylor?
     
  15. CycloneErik

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    Enjoy your ranking, Red Raiders. You have one week left.
     
  16. cyclonespiker33

    cyclonespiker33 Well-Known Member

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    Whar cybookie?
     
  17. atlantacyclone

    atlantacyclone Well-Known Member

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    Do we get or DE back?
     
  18. cmjh10

    cmjh10 Well-Known Member

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    50?
     
  19. Judoka

    Judoka Well-Known Member

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    Who is DE?
     

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