TCU Horned Frogs vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 10/16/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021
Location: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Sooners (-11.5)
The TCU Horned Frogs (3-2) are on their way to Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they will try to defeat the Oklahoma Sooners (6-0). TCU opens this contest as 11.5-point dogs from oddsmakers. The total is set at 66.
The TCU Horned Frogs come into this game with a record of 3-2 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Horned Frogs took on the Texas Tech Red Raiders and went home with a win by a final score of 52-31. Zach Evans was the leader on the ground for the Horned Frogs with 17 attempts for 143 yds (8.4 yds per carry). Max Duggan finished 8/10 with 104 yds through the air and 1 TD. He had a QB rate of 200.4 and walked away from the contest with no interceptions. Against the rush, the Horned Frogs gave up 214 yards on 37 attempts, which is an average of 5.8 yards per run surrendered. TCU allowed 23 pass completions on 41 tries for 344 yards, and a completion percentage of 56.1%. In all, they had 57 plays which gave them 498 yds. The TCU Horned Frogs rushed the ball a total of 47 times and compiled 394 yards, which came out to an average of 8.4 yds per carry.
The Horned Frogs have racked up 2,231 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, TCU has compiled 10 touchdowns via the pass and 14 touchdowns via the ground. They have turned the ball over 6 different times. TCU has accrued 119 1st downs, and they have been flagged for 31 penalties for 295 yards. As a team they're averaging 236.4 yards on the ground which has them sitting 15th in the nation. When talking about scoring, the TCU Horned Frogs hold an average of 38.4 points per outing.
In terms of yards through the air, the Horned Frogs are giving up 1,116 yds which ranks them 50th in D-1. They are allowing 223.2 yards per contest through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 54.6%. In total, they have surrendered 429.4 yards per game putting them 111th in college football. They have conceded 7 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 10 touchdowns pounding the rock. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 5.3 yards per rushing attempt and 206.2 yards on the ground per game on the season. Overall, they have allowed 1,031 running yards through 5 games. The Horned Frogs are sitting in 100th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 28.0 PPG.
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The Sooners come into this game with a record of 6-0 for this season. The last time they took the gridiron, the Sooners walked away with a victory by a final of 55-48 against the Texas Longhorns. Caleb Williams (2 touchdowns) finished the game with 212 yards on 16/25 passing while his quarterback rating was 161.6. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per attempt was 8.5. Kennedy Brooks carried the ball 25 times for 217 yards, ending the contest with 8.7 yards per attempt for Oklahoma. Oklahoma ended up running for 8.3 yards per carry, finishing with 339 yards on 41 attempts. The Sooners ended up finishing with 662 yds while running 81 plays (8.2 yards per play). The Sooners passing defense allowed a completion percentage of 58.8%, relinquishing 388 yards on 20 for 34 passing. Oklahoma conceded 27 rushing attempts for 128 yards (4.7 yds per rush).
Concerning their ability to score points, the Sooners rank 8th in the country holding an average of 41.2 points per game. Over the course of the season so far, the Sooners have a total of 1,715 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 285.8 throwing yards per contest, which ranks 26th in the country. The Oklahoma Sooners hold an average of 472.5 yards/game, which has them ranked 21st in Division 1. The Oklahoma offense has totaled 316 yards of penalties on 36 violations, which is good for 57th in Division 1 in terms of giving up free yards.
The Sooners are giving up 23.8 PPG, which puts them 73rd in the country. Oklahoma has conceded a total of 546 yards via the ground game (91.0 yards per contest) and 5 touchdowns via the rush this season. This season, they have conceded 143 points. They have conceded 12 touchdowns through the air in addition to 265.8 yards per outing, ranking them 120th in Division 1. The Sooners defense has been on the field for 394 plays, which is 80th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Sooners -11.5
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