Arkansas Razorbacks vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 12/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Thursday, December 31, 2020
Location: NRG Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas (+6)
Max Duggan and the TCU Horned Frogs (6-4) host the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-7) at NRG Stadium on Thursday, December 31 in the Mercari Texas Bowl. TCU opens this game as 6-point favorites. The total is set at 57.5.
In their last contest, the Arkansas Razorbacks took the field against the Alabama Crimson Tide and left there with a loss by a score of 52-3. Trelon Smith led the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 16 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 69 yards on 19 carries which gave him an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Mike Woods was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 43 yards on 3 receptions. He averaged 14.3 yards per reception for that game. Feleipe Franks went 8/10 with 90 yards by way of passing but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
The Razorbacks have earned 3,915 yards in total for the season. As a unit they hold an average of 151.3 yards in the run game which ranks them 79th in college football. With reference to distribution of touchdowns, Arkansas has totaled 20 touchdowns via the pass and 11 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding putting points on the board, the Arkansas Razorbacks are sitting at 25.7 points per game. When talking about passing yards, the Razorbacks are allowing 2,596 yards which has them sitting in 116th in the country. For the season, they have surrendered 451.7 yards/game ranking them 117th in the nation. The Razorbacks sit in 109th in the country when it comes to their opponents scoring, giving up 34.9 PPG. The opposition is running for 4.6 yards per rush and 192.1 rushing yards per game so far this season. During their 10 games played this year, they have yielded 259.6 yards per game via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 66.3%. During this campaign, they have given up 1,921 running yards through 10 games.
For his college career, Franks has passed for 6,595 yards with 54 touchdowns and 20 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted a run 286 times for a total of 612 rushing yards. He has a quarterback rating of 144.1 with a TD rate of 6.4% and an interception percentage of 2.4%. He is throwing for 183.2 yards per game. Feleipe Franks has completed 517 of his attempted career 839 passes for a completion percentage of 61.6%.
The last time they played, the TCU Horned Frogs took the field against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and left there with a win by a score of 52-10. Max Duggan went 10/13 with 160 yards by way of the pass and tossed 1 TD. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Kendre Miller led the team on the ground in this outing. He had a long run of 89 yards and he tallied 2 touchdowns for this outing. He rushed for a total of 136 yards on 5 carries which gave him an average of 27.2 yards per run. Quentin Johnston led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 133 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 26.6 yards per catch in this outing.
During the season to this point, the Horned Frogs have thrown for a total of 1,963 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 196.3 throwing yards per outing, which is ranked 99th in the country. The TCU Horned Frogs maintain an average of 412.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 52nd in college football. They hold an average of 216.0 yards per game via the rush and have rushed for 2,160 yards for the year. In terms of their ability to score points, the Horned Frogs rank 48th in Division 1 holding an average of 30.8 points per contest. TCU has allowed the opposition a total of 1,275 rushing yards (127.5 yards per contest) in addition to 9 touchdowns on the ground for the campaign. The Horned Frogs are relinquishing 24.2 PPG, which has them ranked 50th in college football. This season, they have allowed 242 points in total. They have conceded 18 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 223.4 yards per contest, ranking them 64th in the country.
In the 22 contests in his career, Max Duggan has connected on 327 of 579 attempts for 3,872 yards. He is averaging 176.0 passing yards per game with a 122.1 quarterback rating. Duggan has thrown for 25 touchdowns while tossing 14 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for 1,081 yds on 246 attempts. His touchdown percentage is 4.3% and his interception percentage is 2.4%.
Who will win tonight's Razorbacks/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Razorbacks +6
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