Oregon vs TCU Alamo Bowl Free Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/9/2015
Saturday, January 2nd, 2016
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The Oregon Ducks take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 in the Alamo Bowl. The opening line for this game has TCU as 1 point favorites and the over/under was set at 73.5.
Oregon was led in passing last game by Vernon Adams, who finished with 366 yards through the air. He went 28 for 38 on the game, good for a 74% completion percentage. Royce Freeman led the Ducks in rushing with 167 yards. He averaged 6 yards per carry on his 27 rushing attempts for the game. Bralon Addison led the team in receiving. He had a total of 106 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 13 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game Oregon got a total of 37 first downs by way of 17 rushing, 16 passing, and 4 by penalty. They ran 89 total plays for 674 yards for the game. The Ducks ran for 308 yards on 51 attempts.
TCU was led in passing last game by Trevone Boykin, who finished with 148 yards through the air. He went 18 for 33 on the game, good for a 55% completion percentage. Aaron Green led the Horned Frogs in rushing with 72 yards. He averaged 4 yards per carry on his 17 rushing attempts for the game. Emanuel Porter led the team in receiving. He had a total of 48 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 16 yards per catch in the game. TCU got a total of 15 first downs by way of 8 rushing, 5 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 79 total plays for 302 yards for the game. The Horned Frogs ran for 154 yards on 46 attempts.
Oregon is averaging 43.2 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 18 passes per game on 28.3 attempts for a 63.5 percent completion percentage and average 260.4 yards in the passing department per game. The Ducks are averaging 287.9 rushing yards per game on 47.5 attempts per contest for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. They also run 75.8 plays per contest and average 7.2 yards per play for an average of 548.3 yards per game. The Ducks are averaging 26.1 first downs per game and they accumulate 64.1 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties.
Oregon gives up 36.8 points per contest and an average of 301.2 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 26.5 completed passes on 42.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.6. The Ducks allow 179.2 rushing yards per game on 37 carries for a 4.8 average per play. Oregon allows 480.3 total yards per game including 6.1 yards per play. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 59.4 yards per game.
TCU is putting 41.7 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 24.6 passes per game on 39.1 attempts for a 62.9 percent completion percentage and average 345.4 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Horned Frogs rush for an average of 218.9 yards per contest on 42.9 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry for the season. They also run 82 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for a total of 564.3 yards per game. The Horned Frogs get an average of 27.6 first downs per game and they average 69.9 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties.
TCU surrenders 26.1 points per game and 214 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 16.6 completed passes per game on 33.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 49. The Horned Frogs allow 182.7 rushing yards per contest on 42.9 carries for a 4.3 average per rush. TCU allows 396.7 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 55 yards in each contest.
Oregon Betting Trends
Oregon is 8-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Oregon has an ATS record of 7-5-0 this season
TCU Betting Trends
TCU is 5-7-0 against the over/under so far this season
TCU has an ATS record of 6-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
12/06/15 S Juwaan Williams Foot "?" Saturday vs. TCU
11/19/15 LB Christian French Arm out indefinitely
09/30/15 WR Byron Marshall Ankle out indefinitely
09/23/15 Backup QB Travis Jonsen Undisclosed out for season
09/08/15 WR Darren Carrington Suspension out indefinitely
08/22/15 TE Pharaoh Brown Leg out indefinitely
08/13/15 RB Thomas Tyner Shoulder out for season
12/06/15 C Joey Hunt Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oregon
11/21/15 WR Josh Doctson Wrist out for season
11/08/15 WR Ja'Juan Story Undisclosed out for season
10/26/15 LB Mike Freeze Personal has left team
09/24/15 FS Kenny Iloka Knee out indefinitely
09/22/15 CB Ranthony Texada Knee out for season
09/11/15 WR Deante' Gray Knee out indefinitely
09/10/15 DE James McFarland Foot out indefinitely
09/09/15 LB Sammy Douglas Undisclosed out for season
08/22/15 WR/PR Cameron Echols-Luper Personal left the team
Guy's Pick: Take TCU
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