Kansas State Wildcats vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State (+8.5)
Will Howard and the Kansas State Wildcats (2-1) head to Amon G. Carter Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the TCU Horned Frogs (1-1). TCU opens this matchup as 8.5-point favorites. The over/under is set at 54.5.
In their last outing, the Kansas State Wildcats went up against the Texas Tech Red Raiders and took home the victory by a score of 31-21. Will Howard went 7/12 with 173 yards through the air and added 1 touchdown. He ended the game without an interception. Deuce Vaughn paced the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 22 yards and he added 1 touchdown in this game. He racked up a total of 113 yards by way of 16 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.1 yards per tote. Deuce Vaughn was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 81 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 27.0 yards per reception for the game.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 33.3 points per game. As a team they are averaging 118.3 yards rushing which ranks them 61st in the nation. The Wildcats have racked up 1,178 total yards for the year. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Kansas State has amassed 5 touchdowns through the air and 8 touchdowns via the ground. The Wildcats are ranked 57th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 30.3 PPG. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.8 yards per tote and 164.3 rushing yards per contest this year. During this campaign, they have allowed 493 running yards through 3 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Wildcats are giving up 984 yards which has them ranked 76th in D-1. During their 3 games played, they are allowing 328.0 yards per outing through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 69.6%. For the year, they are allowing 492.3 yards per contest which puts them 82nd in D-1.
Will Howard has completed 8 of his career 13 passes for a completion percentage of 61.5%. He is averaging 98.5 yards per game. For his career, Howard has thrown for a total of 197 yds with 1 TD and 0 picks. He has a QB rating of 214.2 with a touchdown rate of 7.7%. Since his collegiate career started, he has left the pocket to run 6 different times totaling 7 yds.
The last time they played, the TCU Horned Frogs took on the Texas Longhorns and went home with the win by a score of 33-31. Max Duggan went 20/30 with 231 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He ended the game with no interceptions. Duggan paced the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 26 yards and he added 2 TD's in this contest. He ran for 79 yards by way of 17 carries which had him averaging 4.6 yards per tote. Quentin Johnston was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 70 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 23.3 yards per reception for the game.
When it comes to their ability to score points, the Horned Frogs currently sit 27th in the nation by tallying 33.5 PPG. During this campaign thus far, the Horned Frogs currently sit at 630 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 315.0 throwing yards per contest, which is ranked 16th in the country. They have an average of 169.5 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 339 yards for the year. The TCU Horned Frogs hold an average of 484.5 yards per contest ranking them 16th in the country. The Horned Frogs are giving up 34.0 PPG, which has them ranked 70th in the country. This season, they have surrendered 68 pts. TCU has surrendered a total of 364 yards rushing (182.0 yards per game) as well as 4 touchdowns on the ground this season. They have conceded 5 touchdowns via the pass as well as 223.5 yards per contest, ranking them 36th in D-1.
During the 14 contests in his collegiate career, Max Duggan has completed 217 of 388 attempts for a total of 2,549 yards. He averages 182.1 yards per contest through the air with a 120.8 quarterback rating. Duggan has passed for 18 TD's while tossing 11 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 644 yds on 158 tries. His TD rate on pass attempts is 4.6% and his interception percentage is 2.8%.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Horned Frogs NCAA football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs -8.5
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