Saturday, September 17, 2016
Amon G. Carter Stadium
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The Iowa State Cyclones take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Amon G. Carter Stadium. The opening line for this game has TCU as 23 point favorites. This season the Cyclones are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-2-0. The Horned Frogs have an over/under record of 2-0-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
Joel Lanning finished with 86 yards through the air for Iowa State last week. He completed 8 passes out of 20 attempts for a 40% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led in rushing by Kene Nwangwu, who finished with 31 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Allen Lazard was the team leader in receiving with a total of 111 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Iowa State got a total of 16 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 8 passing, and 1 by penalty. They ran 70 total plays for 291 yards for the game. The Cyclones ran for 126 yards on 35 attempts.
Kenny Hill finished with 377 yards through the air for TCU last week. He completed 36 passes out of 56 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Horned Frogs were led in rushing by Kenny Hill, who finished with 93 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. KaVontae Turpin was the team leader in receiving with a total of 126 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. TCU got a total of 25 first downs by way of 6 rushing, 19 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 90 total plays for 572 yards for the game. The Horned Frogs ran for 195 yards on 32 attempts.
Iowa State scores 11.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 127th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16 passes on 31.5 attempts for a 50.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 210.5 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 80th in college football. The Cyclones run for an average of 88.5 yards per game on 30 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry. That ranks them 120th in the nation. They also run 61.5 plays per contest and average 4.9 yards per play for an average of 299 yards per game, ranking their offense 115th overall this season. The Cyclones average 16 first downs per game which ranks them 116th in the country. They accumulate 81 penalty yards per game via 9.5 penalties, which ranks 18th in the nation.
Iowa State allows 186 passing yards per game, ranking 46th in D-1, and they allow 33.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 100th. They give up 17.5 completions on 28.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 61.4. The Cyclones allow 215 rushing yards per game on 47 carries for an average of 4.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 106th in the country. Iowa State allows 401 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 87th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 50 yards per game, ranking them 52nd among D-1 teams.
TCU averages 48.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 16th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 34.5 passes per game on 54 attempts for a 63.9 percent completion percentage. They throw for 408 yards through the air per game, ranking them 7th in Division 1. The Horned Frogs run for an average of 209 yards per game on 34.5 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 49th on the ground. They also run 88.5 plays per game and average 7 yards per play for a total of 617 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the country on offense. The Horned Frogs get an average of 30 first downs per game, which ranks 7th in the nation. They average 110 penalty yards per game via 10.5 penalties, ranking them 3rd in college football.
TCU allows an average of 278 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 102nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 41 points per contest, which has them ranked 120th in the nation. They give up 18 completions on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 60 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 154 rushing yards per contest on 38.5 carries for a 4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 78th in the country. TCU allows 432 total yards per game for an average of 6.3 yards per play, which ranks 99th in D-1. They force 0.5 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 38 yards in each contest, ranking 22nd in the nation.
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
TCU Betting Trends
TCU is 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
TCU has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/29/16 QB Zeb Noland Knee out for season
08/15/16 OL Jake Campos Leg out indefinitely
08/09/16 DB Nigel Tribune Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/16 PK Jonathan Song Toe out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take TCU
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