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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    We are primed for a let down

    Hope the extra days off help

    As if we haven't been let down this year....


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by Judoka View Post
    The vaunted Texas Tech offense has actually only really killed a team once, Kansas.

    Against SMU they scored 41. SMU's opponents have average 43.2 points. Below average.

    Against TCU they scored 20. TCU's opponents have averaged 22.2. Below average.

    Against Texas State they scored 33. Texas State's opponents have average 24. So Tech was a whopping 9 points above average. However, if you remove Texas State's 28-3 win over Prarie View A&M that average jumps to 29.25. Meaning Texas Tech scored only a field goal more than other FBS teams have.

    Against Kansas Tech scored 54. Kansas's opponents have averaged 25.3. So good job. You beat up on Kansas.
    The KU game wasn't a blow out until KU's brilliant fake punt inside their own 20.


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    I'm just happy fans of an opposing conference opponent took the time to post on our board. Not a single Texas fan posted on here last week. Inconsiderate jerks!


    I don't think I'm alone when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    When this board gets really confident about one particular outcome, the opposite generally happens.


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Tech by 16, "So What" else is new? TT is unbeaten and we can't even beat a "Puni" team in our own house, that's all you can expect for national respect/ bookie makers from LV.....


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    Go Cyclones beat the red raiddeers..



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by Nuts4Cy View Post
    What is our record vs Leach? Because Kingsbury runs that same system.
    I don't know what ISU's record was against Leach, but I do know what happened last time Kingsbury went against the Cyclones.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Tech unbeaten, ranked, coming off a big win (score wise), ISU coming to town. I like our chances.


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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    I don't understand the logic of downplaying Texas Tech's opponents, but then praising Baylor like they're a NC contender. Baylor has one of the worst SOS in the country. Kansas will beat West Virginia, write it down.

    I really like Paul Rhoads and respect how his teams always play, but I fully expect Texas Tech to take care of business in Lubbock on Saturday.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by ttuadvisor View Post
    I don't understand the logic of downplaying Texas Tech's opponents, but then praising Baylor like they're a NC contender. Baylor has one of the worst SOS in the country. Kansas will beat West Virginia, write it down.

    I really like Paul Rhoads and respect how his teams always play, but I fully expect Texas Tech to take care of business in Lubbock on Saturday.
    How many wins does your opponents have? Baylor just destroyed a WV team that beat Oklahoma State. Kansas is so bad I dont even know if they are your best win.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    How does anyone rank teams in the Big 12 realistically? We're all pretty down right now.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by ttuadvisor View Post
    I don't understand the logic of downplaying Texas Tech's opponents, but then praising Baylor like they're a NC contender. Baylor has one of the worst SOS in the country. Kansas will beat West Virginia, write it down.

    I really like Paul Rhoads and respect how his teams always play, but I fully expect Texas Tech to take care of business in Lubbock on Saturday.
    My thing is TTU did the same crap last season, play no one in non conference and then lose most of their conference games.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by ttuadvisor View Post
    I don't understand the logic of downplaying Texas Tech's opponents, but then praising Baylor like they're a NC contender. Baylor has one of the worst SOS in the country. Kansas will beat West Virginia, write it down.

    I really like Paul Rhoads and respect how his teams always play, but I fully expect Texas Tech to take care of business in Lubbock on Saturday.
    I have to disagree. The latest Sagarin has WV at 62 and KU at 110.


    I don't think I'm alone when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    How many wins does your opponents have? Baylor just destroyed a WV team that beat Oklahoma State. Kansas is so bad I dont even know if they are your best win.
    Texas Tech opponents>>>>Baylor opponents and it's not remotely close.

    Even Louisville has a higher Sagarin SOS than Baylor. Baylor's SOS is 149, Tech's is 100.

    Texas Tech beat Kansas on the road by a larger margin than Baylor beat West Virginia at home. I also think KU beats WVU this year.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    My thing is TTU did the same crap last season, play no one in non conference and then lose most of their conference games.
    Seems like I heard this exact same story last year of the Texas Tech vs. ISU game week. I was hoping this year, y'all would have learned to not lean on that and focus more on the actual matchup.



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    Re: Texas Tech opens as 16 point favorite

    So people think that Tech is not good because they have beat bad teams to mediocre teams?



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