TCU at Baylor College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The TCU Horned Frogs head to McLane Stadium to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 2 point favorites. The Horned Frogs are 2-8-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-5-0. The Bears are 4-5-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-4-0.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-8-0 against the spread
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 4-5-1 against the spread
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
10/23/18 WR KaVontae Turpin Suspension has been dismissed from the team
10/22/18 QB Shawn Robinson Shoulder is out for season
10/19/18 S Innis Gaines Leg is out indefinitely
08/15/18 DT Ross Blacklock Achilles is out for season
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/11/18 QB Charlie Brewer Possible Suspension is questionable Saturday vs TCU
11/11/18 DE Greg Roberts Possible Suspension is questionable Saturday vs TCU
11/08/18 WR Gavin Holmes ACL is out for season
10/16/18 DE Deonte Williams Arm is out for season
09/19/18 WR Tony Nicholson Left Team is out for season
09/03/18 OL Josh Malin Knee is out indefinitely
08/31/18 DT Micheal Johnson Dismissed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The TCU Horned Frogs are 95th in the country in points scored with 249. They have run 690 plays this year for 3,761 yards, which ranks them 57th in Division 1 in total offense. The Horned Frogs average 5.5 yards per play, which is 86th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 194 1st downs this season, ranking them 87th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground TCU has run for 1,379 yards as a unit, which ranks 100th in college football. They've run 349 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 41 times for 368 yards so far this year, which has them 124th in the country in penalties. Michael Collins has passed for 1,045 yards this year. He's completed 75 throws while attempting 134 passes for a completion percentage of 56%. His quarterback rating this season is 133.3. He averages 8 adjusted yards per throw and 7.8 yards per pass attempt.
TCU is 62nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 260. They have given up a total of 3,550 yards on D, which is 41st in D-1. The Horned Frogs are 38th in yards per play allowed with 5.1. Opponent offenses have completed 178 throws on 305 attempts against the TCU Horned Frogs defense this season, ranking them 55th and 65th in the nation. The TCU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,087 yards in the air, which is 49th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 397 attempts for 1,463 yards this season, putting them in 51st place in the country against the run. The Horned Frogs have had 55 penalties for 413 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
TCU is 55th in the country in punt returns with 16. They've totaled 282 punt return yards and average 17.6 yards per return, which is 6th in D-1. They have returned 30 kicks for 607 yards on special teams, which puts them 30th in kick return yardage. The Horned Frogs average 20 yards per kick return and they are 61st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,650. The TCU Horned Frogs have tried 15 field goals this year and made 10, which is 72nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. TCU Horned Frogs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 31 for 31 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,889 yards on 51 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 126th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bears have run for 1,604 yards as a team, which ranks 70th in college football. They've run 365 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Baylor Bears have been penalized on offense 73 times for 767 yards so far this season, which has them 28th in the country in penalties. They are 64th in the nation in points scored with 295. They have run 755 plays this season for 4,519 yards, which ranks them 18th in Division 1 in total offense. Baylor averages 6 yards per play, which is 50th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 253 1st downs this year, placing them 8th overall as an offensive unit. Charlie Brewer averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 7.3 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 183 passes on 297 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.3. He has thrown for 2,164 yards this season.
The Baylor Bears rush defense has allowed 342 attempts for 1,840 yards this year, putting them in 88th place in D-1 against the run. Baylor has committed 61 penalties for 540 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 61st in college football. They are 103rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 334. They have surrendered a total of 4,293 yards on D, which is 99th in the country. The Bears are ranked 113th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 193 passes on 314 attempts against the Baylor defense this season, placing them 86th and 77th in Division 1. The Baylor Bears pass defense has also given up a total of 2,453 yards through the air, which is 92nd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Baylor Bears have attempted 21 field goals this season and made 13, which is 29th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 62%. Baylor kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 32 for 35 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,842 yards on 43 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 37th in Division 1 in punting average. Baylor is ranked 71st in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 99 punt return yards and average 7.1 yards per return, which is 90th in college football. They have returned 26 kicks for 473 yards on special teams, ranking 64th in kick return yardage. The Baylor Bears average 18 yards per kick return and they are 32nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,091.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bears -2
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