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2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl Preview: Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-6) vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders (7-5)

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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders

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The Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Texas Tech Red Raiders will both be trying to pick up a win on December 28 when they battle at Reliant Stadium in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Raiders listed as 13½-point favorites versus the Golden Gophers, while the game’s total is sitting at 55.

Minnesota was a 26-10 loser in its last match at home against Michigan State. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 36 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Texas Tech, they were a 52-45 loser as they battled Baylor on the road. Texas Tech failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 97 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Minnesota: 6-6 SU, 5-7 ATS
Texas Tech: 7-5 SU, 6-6 ATS

A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech’s last 6 games
Texas Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas Tech is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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