Friday, November 25, 2016
Texas Memorial Stadium
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The TCU Horned Frogs take on the Texas Longhorns on Friday, November 25, 2016 at Texas Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Texas as 1 point favorites. This season the Horned Frogs are 2-8-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Longhorns have an over/under record of 4-7-0 and they are 6-5-0 against the spread.
Kenny Hill finished with 166 yards through the air for TCU last week. He completed 18 passes out of 27 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Horned Frogs were led in rushing by Kenny Hill, who finished with 79 yards on 8 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Emanuel Porter was the team leader in receiving with a total of 50 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game TCU got a total of 18 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 9 came through the air. They ran 72 total plays for 343 yards for the game. The Horned Frogs ran for 145 yards on 39 attempts.
Shane Buechele finished with 165 yards passing for Texas last week. He went 17 for 26, resulting in a 65% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led on the ground by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 250 yards on 51 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Jacorey Warrick led the team in receiving with 82 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. Texas had 22 first downs total. 15 came from running the ball and 5 came from a pass. They ran 90 total plays for 403 yards for the contest. The Longhorns ran for 238 yards on 63 carries as a team.
TCU scores 34.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 37th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 24.4 passes on 40.9 attempts for a 59.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 302.4 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 16th in college football. The Horned Frogs run for an average of 190.9 yards per game on 36.6 attempts for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. That ranks them 52nd in the nation. They also run 77.5 plays per contest and average 6.4 yards per play for an average of 493.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 21st overall this season. The Horned Frogs average 23.9 first downs per game which ranks them 26th in the country. They accumulate 67.4 penalty yards per game via 7.5 penalties, which ranks 12th in the nation.
TCU allows 256.5 passing yards per game, ranking 100th in D-1, and they allow 29.4 points per contest on defense, which ranks 71st. They give up 20.7 completions on 34.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.7. The Horned Frogs allow 166.8 rushing yards per game on 43.7 carries for an average of 3.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 62nd in the country. TCU allows 423.3 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 77th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.8 penalties for 47.9 yards per game, ranking them 41st among D-1 teams.
Texas averages 34 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 41st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.5 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 62 percent completion percentage. They throw for 255.1 yards through the air per game, ranking them 45th in Division 1. The Longhorns run for an average of 244.8 yards per game on 49.9 attempts for an average of 4.9 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 17th on the ground. They also run 82.9 plays per game and average 6 yards per play for a total of 499.9 yards per game, ranking them 17th in the country on offense. The Longhorns get an average of 25.9 first downs per game, which ranks 10th in the nation. They average 66.1 penalty yards per game via 7.2 penalties, ranking them 16th in college football.
Texas allows an average of 265.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 107th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 92nd in the nation. They give up 20.9 completions on 34.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.3 per game. The Longhorns allow 179.5 rushing yards per contest on 45.6 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 74th in the country. Texas allows 445.3 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 97th in D-1. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 6.9 penalties for 60.9 yards in each contest, ranking 99th in the nation.
TCU Betting Trends
TCU is 5-5-0 against the over/under this season
TCU has an ATS record of 2-8-0 this season
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 4-7-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 6-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/21/16 OT Bryson Henderson Undisclosed out for season
09/21/16 LB Montrel Wilson Leg out indefinitely
09/21/16 RB Shaun Nixon Undisclosed out for season
11/20/16 OL Jake McMillon Knee "?" Friday vs. TCU
11/20/16 LB Malik Jefferson Concussion "?" Friday vs. TCU
11/20/16 OL Zach Shackelford Ankle "?" Friday vs. TCU
10/17/16 WR Kai Locksley Undisclosed has left team
10/03/16 RB Chris Warren III Knee out indefinitely
09/15/16 RB Kirk Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/01/16 OL Buck Major Finger out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Texas
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Football Picks