TCU at Baylor Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/7/2014
<strong>Saturday, October 11, 2014</strong>
<strong>McLane Stadium in Waco</strong>
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The #9 Texas Christian Horned Frogs (4-0) will take on their second straight top-5 opponent on Saturday when they face the #5 Baylor Bears (5-0). Baylor was able to edge the Horned Frogs by the score of 41-38 last season.
Over the weekend, TCU picked up their biggest win of the season so far by defeating the then-ranked #4 Oklahoma Sooners 37-33. The Horned Frogs had 469 total yards in that huge win and they converted 10 of their 18 third down opportunities.
The Horned Frogs have held opponents to just 13.5 points per game this year, which is seventh-best in the country. Quarterback Trevone Boykin has thrown for 1,176 yards with 10 touchdowns, and he also leads TCU in rushing with 260 yards and three more scores. Junior wide receiver Josh Doctson has 19 receptions this year for 212 yards and three touchdowns.
Baylor continued to move up the rankings with their 28-7 road win over Texas last Saturday. In that game, they didn't turn the ball over and they had 278 rushing yards against the Longhorns' defense.
Baylor has the number one scoring team in the country right now after averaging 51 points per game through their first five games. Quarterback Bryce Petty 1,024 passing yards this season with nine touchdowns and just one interception. Running back Shock Linwood has 449 rushing yards with eight touchdowns.
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<strong>Texas Christian Horned Frogs Betting Trends</strong>
Texas Christian Horned Frogs are 4-0-0 Against the Spread
Texas Christian Horned Frogs are 3-1-0 against the Over/Under
<strong>Baylor Bears Betting Trends</strong>
Baylor Bears are 4-0-1 Against the Spread
Baylor Bears are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
<strong> Injuries to Watch</strong>
<strong>Texas Christian Horned Frogs</strong>
10/05/14 - Davion Pierson Leg "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/22/14 OL Frank Kee Shoulder out indefinitely
08/14/14 RB Shaun Nixon Knee out indefinitely
08/06/14 DL Devonte Fields Disciplinary out indefinitely
10/06/14 DE Jamal Palmer ACL out for season
<strong>Josh's Pick: Take Baylor</strong>
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