Baylor vs TCU College Football Betting Tips 11/9/2019
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Amon G. Carter Stadium
Amon G. Carter Stadium is the site where Max Duggan and the TCU Horned Frogs will play the Baylor Bears on Saturday. TCU opens this matchup as 1-point underdogs. The Bears are 4-4-0 ATS and 4-4-0 when betting on the total. The Horned Frogs are 5-3-0 when wagering on the over/under and 3-5-0 against the spread.
The last time they took the field, the Baylor Bears played the West Virginia Mountaineers and won 17-14. JaMycal Hasty led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 15 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 77 yards by way of 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.5 yards per carry. Denzel Mims led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 99 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 19.8 yards per reception for the game. Running the show from under center for the Bears was Charlie Brewer who went 20/26 with 277 yards passing and completed 2 TD's. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. The Bears rushed the ball a total of 56 times and generated 176 yards earning them an average of 3.1 yards per carry. In the game, the Bears racked up 26 first downs and they totaled 7 penalties for 60 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. For the game, they totaled 82 plays which added up to 453 yards. When discussing the defense, Baylor allowed 20 catches on 39 throws for a total of 205 yards, and a completion percentage of 51.3%. On the ground, the Bears allowed 14 yards on 26 carries which means they had an average of 0.5 yards per run allowed. Overall, they gave up 219 yards and earned 2 takeaways.
The Bears step onto the field holding a record of 8-0 for the 2019 season. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation averaging 36.1 points per game, ranking them 24th in the country. As a unit, they are averaging 199.4 rushing yards per game which is 5th in the Big 12. For total yardage, they rank 3rd in the Big 12 Conference and 29th in the country with 3,842 yards. The Bears have one of the best defenses in Division 1, giving up 18.5 points per game ranking them 1st in the Big 12 Conference. In regard to yards rushing, Baylor is allowing 122 yards per contest which has them at 2nd in the Big 12 and 29th in the country. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.4 yards per rush ranking them 1st in the Big 12 Conference and 22nd in the nation overall. In total, they have conceded 976 yards rushing through 8 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Bears have conceded 2,247 yards. Teams are completing 60.3% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 6.1 yards per try.
The last time they took the field, the TCU Horned Frogs took on the Oklahoma State Cowboys and were defeated 34-27. Leading the way at QB for the Horned Frogs was Max Duggan who went 21/39 with 258 yards through the air and tossed 1 touchdown. He gave away 3 picks during the game. Max Duggan led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 42 yards and he added 1 TD in the game. He rushed for 86 yards by way of 16 carries which gave him an average of 5.4 yards per carry. Jalen Reagor was the receiving yardage leader by earning 128 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 18.3 yards per reception for the game. The Horned Frogs ended up running the ball 39 times and totaled 163 yards earning them an average of 4.2 yards per attempt. For the contest, the Horned Frogs had a total of 22 first downs and they had 5 penalties for 65 yards which is telling of how their week of practice went. In all, they finished with a total of 82 plays for 450 yards. When discussing the defense, TCU gave up 9 completions on 15 attempts totaling 158 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.0%. For the game, they gave up a total of 469 yards and earned 1 turnover. In the running game, the Horned Frogs gave up 311 yards on 39 tries which gave them an average of 8.0 yards per attempt allowed.
The Horned Frogs come into this game with a record of 4-4. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Horned Frogs have one of the best offenses in college football. TCU has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 220.3 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 20th in Division 1. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,762 rushing yards through 8 games, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Horned Frogs average 441.8 yards per game overall ranking them 36th in D-1 and 7th in the conference. The Horned Frogs are conceding 26.1 points per game which puts them at 5th in the Big 12 Conference and 58th in D-1. Their passing defense is one of the most dominate units in D-1. They are conceding 195.6 passing yards per contest. For yards through the air allowed per game, the Horned Frogs are currently ranked 2nd in the conference. In terms of points given up, they have given up 209 points in total. When it comes to yards rushing, they are conceding 131.9 yards per game ranking them 35th in D-1 and 3rd in the Big 12. For the 2019 season, they have given up a total of 1,055 rushing yards and 12.8 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs +1
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