TCU Horned Frogs vs Iowa State Cyclones Prediction, 11/26/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, IA
Odds/Point Spread: Cyclones (-14)
The TCU Horned Frogs (5-6) are on their way to Jack Trice Stadium on Friday where they will attempt to beat the Iowa State Cyclones (6-5). Iowa State is 14-point favorites. The over/under comes in at 58.
The TCU Horned Frogs step onto the field holding a record of 5-6 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Horned Frogs faced off with the Kansas Jayhawks and earned the victory with a final of 31-28. Max Duggan connected on 10/16 with 166 yds through the air. He had a QB rating of 137.2 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Emari Demercado led the offense in rushing for the Horned Frogs with 18 totes for 89 yds (4.9 yds per carry). The TCU Horned Frogs ran the football 48 different times and amassed 327 yards, which came out to an average of 6.8 yards per attempt. When the final whistle blew, they had 64 plays which totaled 493 yards. TCU gave up 22 pass completions on 30 attempts for a total of 255 yards, and a completion rate of 73.3%. In the running game, the Horned Frogs conceded 124 yards on 31 attempts, which is an average of 4.0 yards per rush surrendered.
Concerning putting points on the board, the TCU Horned Frogs are averaging 30.0 points per game. As a team they have an average of 200.6 yards on the ground ranking them 28th in college football. The Horned Frogs have attained 4,829 total yards for this campaign. With reference to notching touchdowns, TCU has totaled 17 touchdowns via the pass and 21 rushing touchdowns. TCU has accumulated 234 1st downs as a unit, and they have been called for 81 infractions for 713 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 15 different times.
Concerning passing yards, the Horned Frogs have given up 2,615 yds which puts them in 98th in college football. They are allowing 237.7 yards per contest via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 63.6%. Overall, they have relinquished 454.6 yards/game putting them at 125th in college football. They have relinquished 18 touchdowns via the pass as well as 30 touchdowns running the ball. Opposing teams are running for an average of 5.5 yards per rushing attempt and 216.9 yards on the ground per contest for the campaign. Overall, they have given up 2,386 yards on the ground through 11 games. The Horned Frogs rank 124th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, allowing 33.7 points per contest.
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The Cyclones head into this game 6-5 for this year. The last time they took the field, the Cyclones went home defeated by a final of 28-21 when they played the Oklahoma Sooners. Brock Purdy (1 touchdown) ended the game with 281 yds on 30/41 through the air while his quarterback rating was 133.9. He had 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.9. Breece Hall carried the rock 19 times for 58 yards, walking away from the game with 3.1 yds per attempt for Iowa State. The Cyclones finished the contest with a total of 362 yards while running 83 plays (4.4 yds per play). Iowa State rushed for 1.6 yards per carry, totaling 52 yards on 33 attempts. Iowa State surrendered 33 running attempts for 210 yds (6.4 yds per carry). The Cyclones pass defense conceded a completion percentage of 47.4%, surrendering 96 yards on 9 out of 19 passing.
Regarding their scoring prowess, the Cyclones currently sit 48th in the nation with 31.5 points per game. For the year so far, the Cyclones have racked up 2,965 passing yards as well as an average of 269.5 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 28th in college football. The Iowa State Cyclones average 428.1 yards per game, ranking them 46th in D-1. The Iowa State offense has 413 yds of penalties on 53 infractions, which is good for 113th in Division 1 in terms of making mistakes.
The Cyclones are allowing 21.2 points per contest, which puts them 43rd in the country. Iowa State has allowed a total of 1,334 yards via the ground game (121.3 yards per outing) and 10 touchdowns on the ground this season. Overall, they have conceded 233 points. They have conceded 17 touchdowns through the air and 185.7 yards per outing, which has them sitting 26th in Division 1. The Cyclones defense has taken part in 657 plays, which has them ranked 20th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Cyclones college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cyclones -14
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