TCU at West Virginia College Football Picks and Predictions 11/10/2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium
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Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium is the venue for the game between the TCU Horned Frogs and the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has West Virginia as 13.5 point favorites. The Mountaineers are 5-2-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-4-0. The Horned Frogs are 2-7-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-5-0.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 4-5-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-7-0 against the spread
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 5-2-1 against the spread
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/04/18 OL Cordel Iwuagwu Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs West Virginia
11/04/18 S Niko Small Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs West Virginia
11/04/18 LB Ty Summers Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs West Virginia
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 West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/04/18 CB Derrek Pitts Knee is questionable Saturday vs TCU
11/04/18 LB Dylan Tonkery Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs TCU
11/04/18 OL Joe Brown Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs TCU
09/03/18 LB Charlie Benton Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The TCU Horned Frogs have run for 1,402 yards as a unit, which ranks 77th in the nation. They've run 322 times, averaging 4.4 yards per rush as a unit. The Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 39 times for 353 yards so far this year, which has them 120th in the country in penalties. They are 84th in Division 1 in points scored with 239. They have run 626 plays this year for 3,555 yards, which ranks them 57th in the nation in total offense. The Horned Frogs average 5.7 yards per play, which is 70th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 182 1st downs this season, ranking them 82nd overall as an offensive unit. Michael Collins has completed 53 throws while attempting 97 passes for a completion percentage of 54.6%. He has passed for 816 yards this year. He averages 8.5 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 138.2.
The Horned Frogs rush defense has given up 357 attempts for 1,299 yards this season, putting them in 46th place in the country against the run. They have had 53 penalties for 398 yards on defense this year. That places them 21st in Division 1. TCU is 44th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 213. They have given up a total of 3,015 yards on D, which is 28th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 30th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 152 throws on 264 attempts against the TCU Horned Frogs defense this season, ranking them 37th and 42nd in the country. The TCU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,716 yards in the air, which is 30th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The TCU Horned Frogs have tried 14 field goals this year and made 9, which is 75th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. TCU Horned Frogs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,563 yards on 42 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That ranks them 122nd in the NCAA in punting average. TCU is 54th in the country in punt returns with 15. They've totaled 272 punt return yards and average 18.1 yards per return, which is 8th in D-1. They have returned 26 kicks for 578 yards on special teams, which puts them 30th in kick return yardage. The Horned Frogs average 22 yards per kick return and they are 50th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,405.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Mountaineers are 29th in Division 1 in points scored with 321. They have run 534 plays this season for 3,932 yards, which ranks them 16th in the nation in total offense. The West Virginia Mountaineers average 7.4 yards per play, which is 6th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 189 1st downs this year, placing them 66th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground West Virginia has run for 1,267 yards as a team, which ranks 103rd in the country. They've run 265 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 67 times for 636 yards so far this season, which has them 29th in the nation in penalties. Will Grier has thrown for 2,618 yards this season. He has completed 182 passes on 261 attempts for a completion percentage of 69.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 184. He averages 10 yards per pass attempt and 11 adjusted yards per throw.
West Virginia is 24th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 178. They have surrendered a total of 2,966 yards on D, which is 25th in Division 1. The Mountaineers are ranked 54th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 154 passes on 249 attempts against the West Virginia defense this season, placing them 42nd and 27th in the country. The West Virginia Mountaineers pass defense has also given up a total of 1,870 yards through the air, which is 44th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 300 attempts for 1,096 yards this year, putting them in 22nd place in D-1 against the run. The Mountaineers have committed 60 penalties for 521 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 77th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
West Virginia is ranked 115th in the nation in punt returns with 8. They've accumulated 61 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 86th in college football. They have returned 14 kicks for 250 yards on special teams, ranking 110th in kick return yardage. The West Virginia Mountaineers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 63rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,243. The Mountaineers have attempted 13 field goals this season and made 9, which is 78th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. West Virginia kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 40 for 40 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,001 yards on 24 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 67th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Mountaineers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -13.5
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