Texas Tech Red Raiders vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas Tech (+9.5)
Max Duggan and the TCU Horned Frogs (2-3) play the Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-4) at Amon G. Carter Stadium on Saturday, November 7, 2020. Texas Tech opens this game as 9.5-point dogs. The total has been set at 61.5.
In their last game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders went up against the Oklahoma Sooners and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 62-28. Henry Colombi went 15/28 with 227 yards by way of passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He tossed 2 picks on the day. Chadarius Townsend paced the team in rushing in this outing. He tore off a long run of 36 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown in this game. He scurried for 68 yards by way of 6 carries which had him averaging 11.3 yards per carry. Erik Ezukanma was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 88 yards on 7 catches. He averaged 12.6 yards per reception in this outing.
The Red Raiders have earned 2,554 total yards over the course of this year. As a team they have an average of 147.5 yards in the run game which has them sitting 64th in D-1. When it comes to scoring, Texas Tech has earned 13 touchdowns via the pass and 11 rushing touchdowns. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Texas Tech Red Raiders are averaging 31.5 points per outing. The Red Raiders rank 110th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 41.2 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.3 yards per rush and 159.7 rushing yards per game for the campaign. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 958 rushing yards through 6 outings. When it comes to yards through the air, the Red Raiders are giving up 2,035 yds which ranks them 113th in the country. Over the course of their 6 games played, they are allowing 339.2 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 65.7%. Overall, they are giving up 498.8 yards per contest which has them sitting 109th in the nation.
Henry Colombi has completed 130 of his career 179 throws for a completion percentage of 72.6%. He is averaging 81.0 yds per game. For his collegiate career, Colombi has passed for 1,215 yds with 8 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. He has a QB rating of 139.9 with a TD rate of 4.5% and an interception percentage of 2.2%. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 59 different times for a total of 238 yards.
The last time they played, the TCU Horned Frogs went up against the Baylor Bears and notched a win by a score of 33-23. Darwin Barlow led the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 74 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this contest. He ran for 117 yards on 16 carries which meant he averaged 7.3 yards per run. Quentin Johnston was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 64 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 21.3 yards per reception for the game. Max Duggan went 14/23 with 138 yards by way of passing and tossed 1 touchdown. He ended the game with no interceptions.
Regarding this team's ability to score points, the Horned Frogs are ranking 71st in college football by tallying 25.6 PPG. During the season to this point, the Horned Frogs have a total of 1,197 passing yards as well as holding an average of 239.4 throwing yards per outing, ranking them 49th in college football. They have an average of 170.0 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 850 yards overall. The TCU Horned Frogs maintain an average of 409.4 yards per outing ranking them 46th in D-1. The Horned Frogs are surrendering 29.0 points per game, which puts them 66th in the country. In total, they have relinquished 145 total points. TCU has conceded a total of 777 rushing yards (155.4 yards per outing) in addition to 7 touchdowns rushing for the year. They have yielded 9 touchdowns through the air and 219.8 yards per game, which has them sitting 50th in Division 1.
During the 17 contests in his collegiate career, Max Duggan has connected on 275 of his 477 attempts for 3,117 yards. He averages 183.4 yds per contest through the air with a 121.8 quarterback rating. Duggan has thrown 20 TD's compared to 11 picks in his career. He has run for 730 yards on 191 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 4.2% and his interception percentage is 2.3%.
Who will win tonight's Red Raiders/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs -9.5
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