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    Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

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


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    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.




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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Take the points. Too easy.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    First time this year I'd comfortably bet on isu



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    First time this year I'd comfortably bet on isu
    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.


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

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


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    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.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

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



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by SerenityNow View Post
    ISU not only covers, but I'm predicting a win.
    Agrre, this one has money line all over it.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    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



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    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 ... ) .

    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.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    Yeah, Tech is 5-0 but has beaten:
    1-4 SMU whose only win was over a medoicre 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.
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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

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



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

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



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