West Virginia at TCU College Football Picks & Predictions 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Amon G. Carter Stadium
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The TCU Horned Frogs host the West Virginia Mountaineers at Amon G. Carter Stadium on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 13 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 73.5. The Horned Frogs have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread. The Mountaineers have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 3-0-1.
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Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 3-0-1 against the over/under
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-2-0 against the spread
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
10/01/17 LB David Long Jr. Knee "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/01/17 OL Grant Lingafelter Knee "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/01/17 OL Jacob Buccigrossi ACL "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/01/17 S Kyzir White Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/01/17 S Marvin Gross Jr. Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/01/17 CB Mike Daniels Jr. Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. TCU
10/01/17 S Toyous Avery Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. TCU
09/25/17 LB Brendan Ferns Shoulder out indefinitely
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
10/01/17 RB Kyle Hicks Undisclosed missed last game, probable Saturday vs. West Virginia
09/27/17 G Patrick Morris Undisclosed out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The West Virginia Mountaineers have run for 929 yards as a team, which ranks 39th in college football. They've run 160 times, averaging 5.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 23 times for 238 yards so far this season, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. They are 14th in the nation in points scored with 195. They have run 321 plays this season for 2,384 yards, which ranks them 18th in Division 1 in total offense. The Mountaineers average 7.4 yards per play, which is 7th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 114 1st downs this year, placing them 24th overall as an offensive unit. Will Grier averages 9.5 yards per pass attempt and 10.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 94 passes on 144 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 171.1. He has thrown for 1,374 yards this season.
The Mountaineers rush defense has allowed 171 attempts for 904 yards this year, putting them in 101st place in D-1 against the run. West Virginia has committed 32 penalties for 265 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 79th in college football. They are 49th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 101. They have surrendered a total of 1,804 yards on D, which is 73rd in the country. The Mountaineers are ranked 101st in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opposing offenses have completed 65 passes on 123 attempts against the West Virginia Mountaineers defense this season, placing them 21st and 31st in Division 1. The West Virginia pass defense has also given up a total of 900 yards through the air, which is 44th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The West Virginia Mountaineers have attempted 4 field goals this season and made 2, which is 119th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. West Virginia Mountaineers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this year. Their punters have totaled 812 yards on 21 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 111th in Division 1 in punting average. West Virginia is ranked 85th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 24 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 98th in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 282 yards on special teams, ranking 47th in kick return yardage. The Mountaineers average 28 yards per kick return and they are 19th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,690.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Horned Frogs are 18th in the country in points scored with 191. They have run 303 plays this year for 1,988 yards, which ranks them 61st in Division 1 in total offense. The TCU Horned Frogs average 6.6 yards per play, which is 26th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 110 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground TCU has run for 929 yards as a unit, which ranks 38th in college football. They've run 179 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. TCU has been penalized on offense 26 times for 228 yards so far this year, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. Kenny Hill has passed for 965 yards this year. He's completed 85 throws while attempting 117 passes for a completion percentage of 72.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 162.2. He averages 8.6 adjusted yards per throw and 8.2 yards per pass attempt.
TCU is 23rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 74. They have given up a total of 1,294 yards on D, which is 22nd in D-1. The Horned Frogs are 52nd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opponent offenses have completed 56 throws on 117 attempts against the TCU defense this season, ranking them 14th and 24th in the nation. The TCU Horned Frogs pass defense has also surrendered a total of 916 yards in the air, which is 46th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 134 attempts for 378 yards this season, putting them in 8th place in the country against the run. The Horned Frogs have had 21 penalties for 189 yards on defense this year. That places them 29th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
TCU is 113th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 28 punt return yards and average 7 yards per return, which is 64th in D-1. They have returned 12 kicks for 234 yards on special teams, which puts them 75th in kick return yardage. The TCU Horned Frogs average 20 yards per kick return and they are 59th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,250. The Horned Frogs have tried 3 field goals this year and made 3, which is 93rd in college football. TCU kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this season. Their punters have accumulated 349 yards on 10 punts, averaging 35 yards per punt. That ranks them 129th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mountaineers +13
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