Texas at TCU College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Amon G. Carter Stadium
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Amon G. Carter Stadium to take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 7.5 point favorites. The Longhorns have an ATS record of 7-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Horned Frogs have an over/under record of 2-6-0 and they are 4-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-6-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 7-1-0 against the spread
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-6-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 4-4-0 against the spread
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
10/29/17 DL Andrew Fitzgerald Knee is "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/29/17 OL Zach Shackelford Head is "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/29/17 TE Garrett Gray Knee is "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/29/17 OL Garrett Thomas Knee is "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/29/17 DB P.J Locke III Ankle left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/29/17 QB Sam Ehlinger Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/29/17 RB Toneil Carter Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. TCU
09/25/17 DL Chris Daniels Transferred has left the team
09/18/17 OL Connor Williams Knee out indefinitely
09/12/17 OL Patrick Hudson Knee out for season
08/24/17 DB Eric Cuffee Wrist out indefinitely
08/23/17 TE Andrew Beck Foot out for season
08/14/17 OL Elijah Rodriguez Ankle out indefinitely
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
09/27/17 G Patrick Morris Undisclosed out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Longhorns are 46th in Division 1 in points scored with 250. They have run 635 plays this season for 3,462 yards, which ranks them 28th in the nation in total offense. The Longhorns average 5.5 yards per play, which is 76th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 181 1st downs this year, placing them 38th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 1,235 yards as a team, which ranks 75th in the country. They've run 323 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 60 times for 542 yards so far this season, which has them 24th in the nation in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has thrown for 1,419 yards this season. He has completed 107 passes on 192 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 124. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas is 34th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 168. They have surrendered a total of 2,984 yards on D, which is 53rd in Division 1. The Longhorns are ranked 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 157 passes on 271 attempts against the Texas Longhorns defense this season, placing them 88th and 96th in the country. The Texas pass defense has also given up a total of 2,089 yards through the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 283 attempts for 895 yards this year, putting them in 13th place in D-1 against the run. The Longhorns have committed 52 penalties for 396 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 51st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is ranked 65th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 122 punt return yards and average 10.2 yards per return, which is 34th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 440 yards on special teams, ranking 66th in kick return yardage. The Longhorns average 22 yards per kick return and they are 46th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,025. The Texas Longhorns have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 7, which is 97th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 54%. Texas Longhorns kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 31 for 31 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,130 yards on 44 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 3rd in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Horned Frogs have run for 1,560 yards as a team, which ranks 36th in the nation. They've run 327 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 56 times for 489 yards so far this year, which has them 37th in the country in penalties. They are 26th in Division 1 in points scored with 298. They have run 570 plays this year for 3,571 yards, which ranks them 51st in the nation in total offense. The TCU Horned Frogs average 6.3 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 165 1st downs this season, ranking them 70th overall as an offensive unit. Kenny Hill has completed 158 throws while attempting 233 passes for a completion percentage of 67.8%. He has passed for 1,863 yards this year. He averages 8.3 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 151.9.
The TCU Horned Frogs rush defense has given up 264 attempts for 628 yards this season, putting them in 3rd place in the country against the run. They have had 36 penalties for 327 yards on defense this year. That places them 24th in Division 1. TCU is 8th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 118. They have given up a total of 2,304 yards on D, which is 11th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 14th in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opponent offenses have completed 121 throws on 245 attempts against the TCU defense this season, ranking them 17th and 56th in the country. The TCU Horned Frogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,676 yards in the air, which is 57th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The TCU Horned Frogs have tried 7 field goals this year and made 7, which is 96th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. TCU kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 37 for 40 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,423 yards on 37 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That ranks them 117th in the NCAA in punting average. TCU is 93rd in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 147 punt return yards and average 14.7 yards per return, which is 13th in D-1. They have returned 16 kicks for 410 yards on special teams, which puts them 85th in kick return yardage. The Horned Frogs average 26 yards per kick return and they are 38th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,129.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Longhorns +7.5
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