TCU Horned Frogs vs Baylor Bears Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Baylor Bears
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: McLane Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: TCU (-3)
Max Duggan and the TCU Horned Frogs (1-3) are headed to McLane Stadium on Saturday where they'll take on the Baylor Bears (1-2). TCU opens this matchup as 3-point favorites. The over/under opens at 50.5.
The last time they took the field, the TCU Horned Frogs played the Oklahoma Sooners and left there with a loss by a score of 33-14. Max Duggan went 25/35 with 276 yards by way of the pass and threw 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions. Daimarqua Foster led the team on the ground for that game. He broke a long run for 9 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this contest. He rushed for a total of 20 yards via 5 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per carry. Taye Barber was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 70 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 11.7 yards per catch for that game.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the TCU Horned Frogs have an average of 23.8 points per contest. As a unit they hold an average of 150.8 yards rushing ranking them 57th in the nation. The Horned Frogs currently have 1,662 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, TCU has earned 5 touchdowns via the pass and 6 rushing touchdowns. The Horned Frogs sit in 69th in college football regarding their opponents scoring, giving up 30.5 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 5.2 yards per run and 175.5 rushing yards per game on the year. In total, they have allowed 702 yards on the ground through 4 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Horned Frogs have conceded 896 yards which ranks them 54th in the nation. During their 4 games played, they are conceding 224.0 yards per game through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 56.0%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 399.5 yards/game putting them 62nd in the nation.
Max Duggan has completed 261 of his attempted career 454 passes for a completion percentage of 57.5%. He is passing for 186.2 yards per game. For his career, Duggan has thrown for 2,979 yards with 19 touchdowns and 11 picks. His quarterback rating is 121.6 with a TD rate of 4.2% and an interception percentage of 2.4%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted running the ball 182 times totaling 705 rushing yards.
In their last game, the Baylor Bears took on the Texas Longhorns and left there with a loss by a score of 27-16. John Lovett paced the team on the ground for that contest. He had a long run of 11 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for 21 yards by way of 4 carries which meant he was running for 5.3 yards per run. R.J. Sneed was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 62 yards on 4 receptions. He notched an average of 15.5 yards per catch for that contest. Charlie Brewer went 30/43 with 256 yards via the pass and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception.
For the season so far, the Bears currently sit at 630 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 210.0 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 68th in the nation. The Baylor Bears hold an average of 308.0 yards per contest which is good for 84th in D-1. They are averaging 98.0 yards per game on the ground and have run for 294 yards for this year. In relation to their scoring prowess, the Bears currently rank 56th in Division 1 by tallying 28.0 PPG. Baylor has surrendered a total of 462 yards rushing (154.0 yards/game) in addition to 7 touchdowns rushing on the year. The Bears are conceding 22.7 PPG, which has them 40th in college football. This season, they have given up 68 points in total. They have allowed 2 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 213.3 yards per contest, ranking them 47th in college football.
In the 38 games in his college career, Charlie Brewer has completed 698 of 1,087 tries for a total of 8,369 yds. He averages 220.2 passing yards per contest with a 142.1 QB rating. Brewer has thrown 57 touchdowns while tossing 22 picks in his career. He has taken off and run for 916 yds on 374 attempts. His touchdown percentage is 5.2% and his interception rate is 2.0%.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs -3
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