The No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners continue their push to return to the College Football Playoff when they host the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. The Sooners (8-0, 5-0 in Big 12) have four CFP appearances (only Alabama and Clemson, with six, have more) but missed the playoff last season. Meanwhile the Red Raiders (5-3, 2-3) are playing their first game under interim coach Sonny Cumbie, who replaced the fired Matt Wells on Monday.
Kickoff is 3:30 p.m. ET. The Sooners are 19-point favorites in the latest Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over/Under for total points scored is 67. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week’s games on our college football odds page.)
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The model knows that Oklahoma has one of the most prolific offenses in the country. Led by quarterback Caleb Williams, the Sooners average 41.8 points per game, which leads the Big 12 and ranks eighth in the country. In the team’s last 11 quarters of play (almost three games), Oklahoma has scored 135 points.
The model also knows that Texas Tech has been efficient in the red zone this season. The Red Raiders have scored on 94.1 percent of their trips inside the 20 (23 touchdowns and nine field goals in 34 attempts), which ranks 10th in the country. Their 23 rushing scores is tied for fifth in the nation.
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