Saturday, October 29, 2016
Amon G. Carter Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Amon G. Carter Stadium. The opening line for this game has TCU as 8.5 point favorites. This season the Red Raiders are 5-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Horned Frogs have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 1-6-0 against the spread.
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Patrick Mahomes finished with 734 yards through the air for Texas Tech last week. He completed 52 passes out of 88 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Red Raiders were led in rushing by Patrick Mahomes, who finished with 85 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Keke Coutee was the team leader in receiving with a total of 172 yards and 10 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas Tech got a total of 42 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 32 came through the air. They ran 109 total plays for 854 yards for the game. The Red Raiders ran for 120 yards on 21 attempts.
Kenny Hill finished with 148 yards passing for TCU last week. He went 18 for 31, resulting in a 58% completion percentage. The Horned Frogs were led on the ground by Kyle Hicks, who finished with 103 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Taj Williams led the team in receiving with 35 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. TCU had 18 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 6 came from a pass. They ran 60 total plays for 300 yards for the contest. The Horned Frogs ran for 152 yards on 29 carries as a team.
Texas Tech scores 50.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 2nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 40.6 passes on 59.4 attempts for a 68.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 542.7 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 1st in college football. The Red Raiders run for an average of 97.6 yards per game on 27.6 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. That ranks them 125th in the nation. They also run 87 plays per contest and average 7.4 yards per play for an average of 640.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 1st overall this season. The Red Raiders average 32.9 first downs per game which ranks them 1st in the country. They accumulate 85.1 penalty yards per game via 9.9 penalties, which ranks 3rd in the nation.
Texas Tech allows 313 passing yards per game, ranking 125th in D-1, and they allow 43.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 127th. They give up 23.1 completions on 37 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.5. The Red Raiders allow 219.7 rushing yards per game on 39.6 carries for an average of 5.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 109th in the country. Texas Tech allows 532.7 total yards per game including 7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 127th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.4 penalties for 62 yards per game, ranking them 93rd among D-1 teams.
TCU averages 35.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 30th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 26.3 passes per game on 42.6 attempts for a 61.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 331.9 yards through the air per game, ranking them 13th in Division 1. The Horned Frogs run for an average of 165.9 yards per game on 32.7 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 76th on the ground. They also run 75.3 plays per game and average 6.6 yards per play for a total of 497.7 yards per game, ranking them 16th in the country on offense. The Horned Frogs get an average of 23.1 first downs per game, which ranks 35th in the nation. They average 77.9 penalty yards per game via 8.6 penalties, ranking them 8th in college football.
TCU allows an average of 267.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 107th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 30.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 87th in the nation. They give up 20.6 completions on 32.7 attempts for a completion percentage of 62.9 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 151.7 rushing yards per contest on 42.6 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 55th in the country. TCU allows 418.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 77th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 5.7 penalties for 44.4 yards in each contest, ranking 22nd in the nation.
Texas Tech Betting Trends
Texas Tech is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Texas Tech has an ATS record of 5-2-0 this season
TCU Betting Trends
TCU is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
TCU has an ATS record of 1-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 WR Derrick Willies Knee "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/23/16 WR Dylan Cantrell Hand "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/23/16 DB Keenon Ward Forearm "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/23/16 WR T.J. Vasher Knee "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/14/16 WR Ja'Deion High Foot out indefinitely
10/04/16 DB Paul Banks III Academics out indefinitely
09/27/16 C Conner Dyer Knee out for season
09/25/16 DB Tevin Madison Personal has left team
10/24/16 WR KaVontae Turpin Knee is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Texas Tech
10/23/16 S Kenny Iloka Knee "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
10/23/16 T Trey Elliott Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
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
08/29/16 PK Jonathan Song Toe out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Texas Tech
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