Kansas State Wildcats vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 10/22/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022
Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Horned Frogs (-5)
Amon G. Carter Stadium is where the TCU Horned Frogs (6-0) will play the Kansas State Wildcats (5-1) on Saturday. TCU opens this game as 5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 58.5.
The Kansas State Wildcats come into this game with a record of 5-1 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Wildcats faced the Iowa State Cyclones and went home with a win by a final score of 10-9. Adrian Martinez connected on 12/19 with 246 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a QB rating of 189.3 and finished the game without throwing a pick. Adrian Martinez was the rushing leader for the Wildcats with 19 carries for 77 yards (4.1 yds per attempt). The Kansas State Wildcats ran the ball 38 times and compiled 131 yds, which earned them an average of 3.4 yards per carry. In all, they tallied 58 plays for 388 yds. Kansas State surrendered 22 completions on 38 tries for 198 yards, and a completion rate of 57.9%. Against the run, the Wildcats gave up 78 yds on 24 tries, which is an average of 3.3 yards per run allowed.
When talking about scoring points, the Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 28.7 points per game. Offensively they're maintaining an average of 244.5 yards in the run game giving them a rank of 7th in Division 1. The Wildcats have earned 2,420 total yards this year. In terms of notching touchdowns, Kansas State has earned 4 touchdowns via the pass and 15 rushing touchdowns. Kansas State has recorded 111 1st downs, and they have been called for 31 infractions for 234 yards. They have turned the ball over 3 times.
When talking about yards through the air, the Wildcats have given up 1,330 yds which has them ranked 38th in the nation. They have relinquished 221.7 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 59.2%. Over the course of this year, they are granting 354.5 yards per outing which puts them 45th in the nation. They have surrendered 7 touchdowns through the air as well as 3 touchdowns pounding the rock. The opposition is running for 3.9 yards per attempt on the ground and 132.8 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. In total, they have given up 797 rushing yards through 6 games. The Wildcats rank 14th in the nation concerning the opposition scoring, allowing 16.7 points per game.
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The Horned Frogs head into this game 6-0 this season. The last time they took the field, the Horned Frogs took home the win by a final score of 43-40 when they played the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Kendre Miller carried the football 22 times for 104 yards, ending the contest with 4.7 yds per carry for TCU. Max Duggan (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 286 yds on 23/40 through the air while his QB rating was 134.1. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.2. TCU relinquished 41 run attempts for 141 yds (3.4 yards per carry). The Horned Frogs pass defense gave up a completion rate of 44.4%, relinquishing 245 yards on 16 for 36 through the air. The Horned Frogs finished the contest with 510 yds on 83 plays (6.1 yards per play). TCU rushed the football for 5.2 yds per attempt, finishing with a total of 224 yards on 43 attempts.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Horned Frogs are sitting 3rd in the country by tallying 45.8 points per outing. For the season thus far, the Horned Frogs have thrown for a total of 1,785 passing yards as well as an average of 297.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 23rd in the nation. The TCU Horned Frogs hold an average of 526.7 yards per contest, which is good for 3rd in college football. The TCU offense has totaled 274 yds of penalties on 29 violations, ranking them 118th in the nation in terms of helping out the opposition.
TCU has allowed a total of 811 yards via the ground game (135.2 yards per game) in addition to 10 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have given up 9 touchdowns from the passing game and 264.8 yards per contest, which has them sitting 103rd in the nation. The Horned Frogs defense has taken part in 440 plays, which ranks 61st in college football. The Horned Frogs are conceding 26.5 points per game, ranking them 70th in the nation. In total, they have given up 159 points in total.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats +5
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