LSU Tigers and Texas Tech Red Raiders Official Gambling Preview

By: Joe Duffy     Date: Dec 29, 2015 contrasts and compares leading and lagging indicators in beating live scores and offshore betting odds. Here is the scrutiny of the passport numbers in the encounter between the LSU Tigers and Texas Tech Red Raiders in the Texas Bowl. Kickoff is at 9 ET.

The real-time odds has LSU -7 with a total ranging anywhere from 73 to 74.5. The betting opened at -7.5 and 71. Louisiana State has taken 68 percent of wagers, a fairly modest number for a touchdown favorite. Texas Tech is the choice of 60 percent of money line bettors, with another modest majority of 54 percent anteing up on the over.

Scrutiny of rushing yards per attempt has the discrepancy prominence in favor of the Bengal Tigers by .2. The reign in yards per reception is an asset in favor of Louisiana State by 1.1. The essential yards per point on offense is retained by Texas Tech by .8.

On defense, the better yards per rush numbers are owned by LSU by 1.9. The numeric results in yards per reception on defense are belonging to Louisiana State by 1.4. The better-graded yards per point on defense are associated with LSU forcing 1.6 more. Turnover margin points at an edge for Louisiana State by five.

Yards per point is determined by dividing total yards by number of points. Offensively a lower number is considered more efficient. On defense, a higher number is better.

Spread trends (all records against the spread): LSU 6-14 after allowing 20 or fewer points last game, 0-4 bowls. Texas Tech is 6-2 off spread win and 2-6 in the bowls.

Over/under angles: LSU has gone under 6-0 after scoring less than 20 points in their last game, under 7-3 in bowl games. Texas Tech has gone over 10-1 after allowing less than 170 yards passing last game, over 13-3 on neutral fields.

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