Thursday, October 29, 2015
Amon G. Carter Stadium
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The West Virginia Mountaineers face the TCU Horned Frogs on Thursday at Amon G. Carter Stadium. The opening line for this game has TCU as 14.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 74.
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Skyler Howard finished his last game with 289 yards through the air for West Virginia. He completed 18 passes out of 37 attempts for a 49% completion percentage. The Mountaineers were led in rushing by Wendell Smallwood, who finished with 89 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Shelton Gibson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 92 yards on 3 receptions for an average of 31 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game West Virginia had 471 total yards on 83 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 5 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Mountaineers rushed for 182 yards by way of 44 carries.
Trevone Boykin finished his last game with 436 yards through the air for TCU. He completed 27 passes out of 32 attempts for a 84% completion percentage. The Horned Frogs were led in rushing by Trevone Boykin, who finished with 74 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Josh Doctson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 190 yards on 10 receptions for an average of 19 yards per catch in the game. TCU had 621 total yards on 75 plays. They gained 7 rushing first downs, 20 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 30 first downs on the game. The Horned Frogs rushed for 177 yards by way of 41 carries.
West Virginia is scoring 36.3 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 19.8 passes on 33.8 attempts for a 58.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 269.8 yards per game through the air as well. The Mountaineers are averaging 215.7 rushing yards per game on 50.5 attempts per contest for an average of 4.3 yards per carry. They are also running 84.3 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 485.5 yards per contest. The Mountaineers manage 26.3 first downs per contest and they average a total of 86.2 penalty yards on 8.5 penalties.
West Virginia allows 233.2 passing yards per game and 27 points per contest on defense. They give up 15.7 completions on 30.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.1. The Mountaineers allow an average of 167.5 rushing yards per game on 39.2 carries for a 4.3 average. West Virginia allows 400.7 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play. They force 2.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 68.3 yards per game.
TCU averages 50.1 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 25.4 passes per game on 38.1 attempts for a 66.7 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 389.6 yards through the air per game thus far. The Horned Frogs rush for an average of 226.7 yards per contest on 40.4 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry for the season. They also run 78.6 plays per game and average 7.8 yards per play for an average of 616.3 yards in each contest. The Horned Frogs are gaining 29.1 first downs per contest and they average 79.7 penalty yards on 8.1 penalties per game.
TCU allows an average of 223.6 passing yards and 26.6 points per contest. They give up 17.7 completions on 34 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.1 per game. The Horned Frogs allow an average of 173.9 rushing yards per game on 41.7 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. TCU allows 397.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play. They force 1.4 turnovers per contest and 4.4 penalties for 40.9 yards in each contest.
West Virginia Betting Trends
West Virginia is 2-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
West Virginia has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
TCU Betting Trends
TCU is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
TCU has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/26/15 DB Ricky Rumph Personal doubtful Thursday vs. TCU
10/26/15 DB Terrell Chestnut Shoulder "?" Thursday vs. TCU
10/07/15 db Karl Joseph Knee out for season
08/28/15 LB Edward Muldrow Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/26/15 WR Emanuel Porter Knee "?" Thursday vs. West Virginia
10/26/15 WR KaVontae Turpin Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. West Virginia
10/26/15 LB Mike Freeze Personal has left team
09/28/15 WR Ty Slanina Collarbone out for season
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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