Texas Tech Red Raiders vs NC State Wolfpack 9/17/2022 Prediction and DraftKings Sportsbook Promo
September 16, 2022
Week 3 of the college football season will include a Saturday night matchup between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and NC State Wolfpack. This game will be held on Saturday, September 17, at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Both teams have started this season by winning their first two games. Texas Tech won against the Murray State Racers in the first game of their season by a score of 63-10. They also took a 33-30 victory in their second game against the Houston Cougars. Meanwhile, NC State started this season by winning their first game against the East Carolina Pirates by a score of 21-20. They then took a 55-3 victory over the Charleston Southern Buccaneers in the second game of their season. Both teams will be trying their best to keep up their respective winning streaks.
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Why bet on the NC State Wolfpack?
✅ Texas Tech's defense has struggled early this season, as they barely beat Houston in their only FBS matchup of their season so far.
✅ NC State is 4-1 all-time against the Red Raiders.
✅ Football Power Index (FPI) favors NC State with a 67.7% win probability.
|Teams||Texas Tech Red Raiders vs NC State Wolfpack|
|When||Saturday, September 17, at 7:00 p.m. ET|
|Venue||Carter-Finley Stadium, Raleigh, NC|
|Betting Picks||NC State Wolfpack to cover | Spread @ -10.5 (-110)|
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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs NC State Wolfpack
Texas Tech Red Raiders
The Texas Tech Red Raiders will face the NC State Wolfpack in a road game. Texas Tech is heading into the game with a 2-0 record this season. They beat the Murray State racers and Houston Cougars in the first two weeks of the season, and will look to win as a road underdog here in Week 3.
The Red Raiders' statistics look pretty good so far after two games. They have averaged 536.5 yards per game compared to NC State's 441 yards per game. The key player for Texas Tech will be their QB, Donovan Smith. He has 572 passing yards and six touchdowns so far this season.
NC State Wolfpack
On the NC State side, they are also undefeated this season. They clinched a 21-20 victory in their first game versus East Carolina. Then, they took a convincing 55-3 victory against Charleston Southern last week. Their performance this season is based on the defensive side of the ball. They have only allowed 11.5 points per game this season.
On offense, WR Thayer Thomas leads the team in receiving yards with 72 yards on six receptions and one touchdown. Meanwhile, their QB, Devin Leary has thrown for 449 yards with five touchdowns so far.