Baylor at TCU College Football Picks & Predictions 11/24/2017
Friday, November 24, 2017
Amon G. Carter Stadium
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The Baylor Bears travel to Amon G. Carter Stadium to take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Friday, November 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 23.5 point favorites. The Bears have an ATS record of 4-6-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Horned Frogs have an over/under record of 2-8-0 and they are 5-5-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 4-6-0 against the spread
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-8-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/12/17 CB Jordan Tolbert Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/12/17 QB Zach Smith Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
10/31/17 LB Clay Johnston Foot is out indefinitely
10/23/17 WR R.J. Sneed Leg is out for season
10/09/17 OL Rob Saulin Shoulder out for season
10/04/17 OL Ishmael Wilson Left Team out for season
10/04/17 CB Jourdan Blake Left Team out for season
10/02/17 PK Drew Galitz Knee out for season
09/26/17 WR Chris Platt Knee out for season
09/25/17 DE Xavier Jones Leg out indefinitely
08/28/17 DB Travon Blanchard Transferred out for season
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/12/17 RB Darius Anderson Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
09/27/17 G Patrick Morris Undisclosed out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baylor Bears are 92nd in Division 1 in points scored with 270. They have run 813 plays this season for 4,507 yards, which ranks them 25th in the nation in total offense. The Bears average 5.5 yards per play, which is 76th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 226 1st downs this year, placing them 63rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baylor has run for 1,370 yards as a team, which ranks 109th in the country. They've run 385 times, averaging 3.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bears have been penalized on offense 78 times for 596 yards so far this season, which has them 23rd in the nation in penalties. Charlie Brewer has thrown for 1,261 yards this season. He has completed 120 passes on 175 attempts for a completion percentage of 68.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 142.6. He averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Baylor is 114th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 386. They have surrendered a total of 5,050 yards on D, which is 115th in Division 1. The Bears are ranked 114th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 229 passes on 350 attempts against the Baylor Bears defense this season, placing them 112th and 83rd in the country. The Baylor pass defense has also given up a total of 2,879 yards through the air, which is 113th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 425 attempts for 2,171 yards this year, putting them in 100th place in D-1 against the run. The Bears have committed 76 penalties for 765 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 116th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Baylor is ranked 116th in the nation in punt returns with 7. They've accumulated 61 punt return yards and average 8.6 yards per return, which is 45th in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 572 yards on special teams, ranking 85th in kick return yardage. The Bears average 18 yards per kick return and they are 66th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,139. The Baylor Bears have attempted 21 field goals this season and made 18, which is 15th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Baylor Bears kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 28 for 29 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,234 yards on 53 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 54th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Horned Frogs have run for 2,102 yards as a team, which ranks 38th in the nation. They've run 444 times, averaging 4.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 78 times for 653 yards so far this year, which has them 24th in the country in penalties. They are 32nd in Division 1 in points scored with 369. They have run 760 plays this year for 4,633 yards, which ranks them 63rd in the nation in total offense. The TCU Horned Frogs average 6.1 yards per play, which is 44th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 232 1st downs this season, ranking them 55th overall as an offensive unit. Shawn Robinson has completed 13 throws while attempting 27 passes for a completion percentage of 48.1%. He has passed for 184 yards this year. He averages 9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 142.1.
The TCU Horned Frogs rush defense has given up 374 attempts for 1,001 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the country against the run. They have had 51 penalties for 476 yards on defense this year. That places them 34th in Division 1. TCU is 7th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 166. They have given up a total of 3,417 yards on D, which is 17th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 178 throws on 352 attempts against the TCU defense this season, ranking them 34th and 89th in the country. The TCU Horned Frogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,416 yards in the air, which is 71st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The TCU Horned Frogs have tried 11 field goals this year and made 10, which is 85th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 91%. TCU kickers have made 94% of their extra points, going 45 for 48 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,268 yards on 58 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 114th in the NCAA in punting average. TCU is 88th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 184 punt return yards and average 14.2 yards per return, which is 9th in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 557 yards on special teams, which puts them 91st in kick return yardage. The Horned Frogs average 28 yards per kick return and they are 44th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,374.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears +23.5
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