TCU at Kansas State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Bill Snyder Family Stadium
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The Kansas State Wildcats host the TCU Horned Frogs at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 4.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 56.5. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 2-3-0 against the spread. The Horned Frogs have an ATS record of 2-3-0 while their over/under record is 2-3-0.
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Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
09/27/17 G Patrick Morris Undisclosed out indefinitely
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
10/08/17 QB Jesse Ertz Knee left last game, "?" Saturday vs. TCU
08/25/17 OL Reid Najvar Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The TCU Horned Frogs have run for 1,099 yards as a team, which ranks 32nd in college football. They've run 215 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 31 times for 279 yards so far this season, which has them 84th in the country in penalties. They are 16th in the nation in points scored with 222. They have run 368 plays this season for 2,394 yards, which ranks them 64th in Division 1 in total offense. The Horned Frogs average 6.5 yards per play, which is 27th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 126 1st downs this year, placing them 39th overall as an offensive unit. Kenny Hill averages 8 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 100 passes on 145 attempts for a completion percentage of 69%. His quarterback rating this year is 154.4. He has thrown for 1,153 yards this season.
The Horned Frogs rush defense has allowed 173 attempts for 520 yards this year, putting them in 12th place in D-1 against the run. TCU has committed 23 penalties for 214 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 21st in college football. They are 26th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 98. They have surrendered a total of 1,802 yards on D, which is 41st in the country. The Horned Frogs are ranked 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 81 passes on 162 attempts against the TCU Horned Frogs defense this season, placing them 23rd and 46th in Division 1. The TCU pass defense has also given up a total of 1,282 yards through the air, which is 79th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The TCU Horned Frogs have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 4, which is 95th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. TCU Horned Frogs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 650 yards on 17 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 114th in Division 1 in punting average. TCU is ranked 107th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 29 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 75th in college football. They have returned 13 kicks for 275 yards on special teams, ranking 75th in kick return yardage. The Horned Frogs average 21 yards per kick return and they are 58th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,698.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats are 46th in the country in points scored with 184. They have run 306 plays this year for 2,027 yards, which ranks them 102nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Kansas State Wildcats average 6.6 yards per play, which is 22nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 92 1st downs this season, ranking them 111th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas State has run for 1,056 yards as a unit, which ranks 40th in college football. They've run 199 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. Kansas State has been penalized on offense 31 times for 285 yards so far this year, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. Jesse Ertz has passed for 930 yards this year. He's completed 55 throws while attempting 100 passes for a completion percentage of 55%. His quarterback rating this season is 150.2. He averages 9.4 adjusted yards per throw and 9.3 yards per pass attempt.
Kansas State is 27th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 100. They have given up a total of 1,780 yards on D, which is 38th in D-1. The Wildcats are 28th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 107 throws on 178 attempts against the Kansas State defense this season, ranking them 78th and 69th in the nation. The Kansas State Wildcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,132 yards in the air, which is 54th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 182 attempts for 648 yards this season, putting them in 34th place in the country against the run. The Wildcats have had 28 penalties for 205 yards on defense this year. That places them 16th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas State is 21st in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 171 punt return yards and average 14.3 yards per return, which is 16th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 294 yards on special teams, which puts them 66th in kick return yardage. The Kansas State Wildcats average 25 yards per kick return and they are 79th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,492. The Wildcats have tried 13 field goals this year and made 10, which is 20th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 77%. Kansas State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this season. Their punters have accumulated 771 yards on 18 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 46th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs -4.5
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