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Texas Tech vs Kansas State Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 5 Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Devon Platana
Texas Tech vs. Kansas State prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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Texas Tech vs Kansas State Week 5 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
Texas Tech Red Raiders (3-1, 1-0 Big 12) vs. No. 25 Kansas State Wildcats (3-1, 1-0 Big 12)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Venue: Bill Snyder Family Stadium — Manhattan, KS
Coverage: BIG12, ESPN+

Week 5 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes a Big 12 showdown between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and No. 25 Kansas State Wildcats. Texas Tech needed overtime for the second time in three weeks over the weekend, scoring a 37-34 upset victory over No. 22 Texas.

On the other hand, Kansas State has some nice momentum after a significant 41-34 victory against No. 6 Oklahoma. Quarterback Dillon Gabriel was wheelin' and dealin' in the win, throwing for 330 passing yards and 4 touchdowns — two of which went to tight end Brayden Willis.

Texas Tech vs Kansas State Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: TTU: (+235) | KSU: (-295)
Spread: TTU: +7.5 (-106) | KSU: -7.5 (-114)
Total: 57.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

Kansas State enters this contest as a huge home favorite on the spread. This 12 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 57.5, which is around average compared to the rest of this week's college football projected totals.

Texas Tech vs Kansas State Prediction & Pick

Though Texas Tech has scored some victories over its upcoming opponent in the past, it's been all Kansas State in recent years. The Wildcats are 11-1 in 12 matchups with the Red Raiders since 2011, including 6-0 in their last six meetings.

Texas Tech may have beaten a couple of top-25 schools this season but needed overtime to do so. Meanwhile, Kansas State has easily handled its opponents so far. If you remove the upset loss to Tulane, the Wildcats have outscored their other three foes 115-46.

Throw in the fact that Kansas State boasts the NCAA's 11th-best rushing attack, and I fully expect the Wildcats to pull out a win in front of the home crowd.

Final Score Prediction: Kansas State: 28 | Texas Tech: 24

Texas Tech vs Kansas State Betting Trends

- Texas Tech is 2-15 straight up in its last 17 road games.
- Kansas State is 7-2-1 against the spread (ATS) in its last 10 games against Texas Tech.
- The total has hit the under in four of Texas Tech's last six Week 5 matchups.
- The total has hit the under in five of Kansas State's last seven games against the Big 12.

Texas Tech vs Kansas State Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Kansas State might have the better of Texas Tech, but their recent meetings have been fairly close. Four of the Wildcats' last six wins over their rivals have been by seven or fewer points, with last year's affair being decided by only one.

Even though Kansas State should win this one, I expect that Texas Tech will keep things close like it has all season.

Bet: Kansas State Winning Margin — 1-13 Points (+155)

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