TCU at Iowa State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Jack Trice Stadium
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The TCU Horned Frogs head to Jack Trice Stadium to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 7 point favorites. The total has been set at 53.5. The Horned Frogs are 4-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Cyclones are 6-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-4-0.
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Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 4-3-0 against the spread
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Iowa State Cyclones are 6-1-0 against the spread
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
09/27/17 G Patrick Morris Undisclosed out indefinitely
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
10/08/17 QB Jacob Park Personal out indefinitely
10/02/17 OL Oge Udeogu Elbow out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11th in the country in points scored with 291. They have run 509 plays this year for 3,293 yards, which ranks them 39th in Division 1 in total offense. The Horned Frogs average 6.5 yards per play, which is 28th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 165 1st downs this season, ranking them 33rd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground TCU has run for 1,417 yards as a unit, which ranks 35th in college football. They've run 291 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 45 times for 385 yards so far this year, which has them 60th in the country in penalties. Kenny Hill has passed for 1,728 yards this year. He's completed 146 throws while attempting 208 passes for a completion percentage of 70.2%. His quarterback rating this season is 160.9. He averages 9.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.3 yards per pass attempt.
TCU is 9th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 104. They have given up a total of 2,039 yards on D, which is 12th in D-1. The Horned Frogs are 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 100 throws on 210 attempts against the TCU Horned Frogs defense this season, ranking them 10th and 41st in the nation. The TCU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,474 yards in the air, which is 50th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 233 attempts for 565 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the country against the run. The Horned Frogs have had 32 penalties for 292 yards on defense this year. That places them 22nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
TCU is 76th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 147 punt return yards and average 14.7 yards per return, which is 15th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 275 yards on special teams, which puts them 110th in kick return yardage. The Horned Frogs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 42nd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,715. The TCU Horned Frogs have tried 7 field goals this year and made 7, which is 81st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. TCU Horned Frogs kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 36 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,040 yards on 28 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 124th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cyclones have run for 861 yards as a team, which ranks 115th in college football. They've run 224 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Iowa State Cyclones have been penalized on offense 27 times for 256 yards so far this season, which has them 124th in the country in penalties. They are 39th in the nation in points scored with 245. They have run 477 plays this season for 2,814 yards, which ranks them 34th in Division 1 in total offense. Iowa State averages 5.9 yards per play, which is 55th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 143 1st downs this year, placing them 79th overall as an offensive unit. Kyle Kempt averages 8.6 yards per pass attempt and 9.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 53 passes on 76 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 170.1. He has thrown for 657 yards this season.
The Iowa State Cyclones rush defense has allowed 248 attempts for 843 yards this year, putting them in 23rd place in D-1 against the run. Iowa State has committed 52 penalties for 474 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 96th in college football. They are 35th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 143. They have surrendered a total of 2,473 yards on D, which is 36th in the country. The Cyclones are ranked 27th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 163 passes on 250 attempts against the Iowa State defense this season, placing them 118th and 95th in Division 1. The Iowa State Cyclones pass defense has also given up a total of 1,630 yards through the air, which is 75th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Iowa State Cyclones have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 9, which is 52nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Iowa State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,502 yards on 35 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 47th in Division 1 in punting average. Iowa State is ranked 45th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 116 punt return yards and average 9.7 yards per return, which is 39th in college football. They have returned 11 kicks for 191 yards on special teams, ranking 126th in kick return yardage. The Iowa State Cyclones average 17 yards per kick return and they are 94th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,121.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Cyclones college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cyclones +7
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