TCU at Texas College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
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The TCU Horned Frogs head to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 3 point favorites. The Horned Frogs are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Longhorns are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-1-0.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
08/15/18 DT Ross Blacklock Achilles is out for season
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
09/16/18 DB Demarvion Overshown Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs TCU
09/16/18 WR John Burt Foot is questionable Saturday vs TCU
09/16/18 OL Zach Shackelford Foot is questionable Saturday vs TCU
09/13/18 OL Patrick Hudson Medical is out indefinitely
08/15/18 CB John Bonney Hand has left team
07/27/18 LB Demarco Boyd Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The TCU Horned Frogs are 24th in the country in points scored with 125. They have run 220 plays this year for 1,403 yards, which ranks them 52nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Horned Frogs average 6.4 yards per play, which is 45th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 74 1st downs this season, ranking them 28th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground TCU has run for 685 yards as a unit, which ranks 30th in college football. They've run 120 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 14 times for 123 yards so far this year, which has them 104th in the country in penalties. Shawn Robinson has passed for 636 yards this year. He's completed 56 throws while attempting 92 passes for a completion percentage of 60.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 130.4. He averages 6.5 adjusted yards per throw and 6.9 yards per pass attempt.
TCU is 52nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 59. They have given up a total of 953 yards on D, which is 45th in D-1. The Horned Frogs are 38th in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 47 throws on 95 attempts against the TCU Horned Frogs defense this season, ranking them 48th and 74th in the nation. The TCU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 556 yards in the air, which is 54th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 109 attempts for 397 yards this season, putting them in 60th place in the country against the run. The Horned Frogs have had 18 penalties for 147 yards on defense this year. That places them 53rd in college football.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns have run for 547 yards as a team, which ranks 63rd in college football. They've run 130 times, averaging 4.2 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Texas Longhorns have been penalized on offense 25 times for 253 yards so far this season, which has them 18th in the country in penalties. They are 60th in the nation in points scored with 94. They have run 230 plays this season for 1,281 yards, which ranks them 46th in Division 1 in total offense. Texas averages 5.6 yards per play, which is 84th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 69 1st downs this year, placing them 45th overall as an offensive unit. Sam Ehlinger averages 7.3 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 57 passes on 99 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 134.9. He has thrown for 723 yards this season.
The Texas Longhorns rush defense has allowed 100 attempts for 327 yards this year, putting them in 36th place in D-1 against the run. Texas has committed 24 penalties for 214 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 102nd in college football. They are 69th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 69. They have surrendered a total of 1,077 yards on D, which is 66th in the country. The Longhorns are ranked 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 64 passes on 108 attempts against the Texas defense this season, placing them 105th and 107th in Division 1. The Texas Longhorns pass defense has also given up a total of 750 yards through the air, which is 90th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Longhorns +3
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