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Red Raiders vs Cougars Final: 38-21 - Recap

Tahj Brooks tore up the turf for 134 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Red Raiders to a 38-21 win over the Cougars at NRG Stadium.

Texas Tech was the ATS victor, as they covered the +3.0-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 63.0 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tahj Brooks rushed for 134 yards, while Myles Price added 8 yards in the win. Erik Ezukanma and Travis Koontz added 179 and 28 receiving yards respectively.

Mulbah Car rushed for 37 yards for Houston, while Clayton Tune added 28 yards. Clayton Tune threw for 174 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Nathaniel Dell and Christian Trahan had 80 and 42 yards respectively.

Texas Tech outgained Houston 376-251 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-15 by the Cougars.

Texas Tech lost the time of possession battle 36:35-23:25, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Texas Tech looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Stephen F. Austin. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at Rice.