TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Longhorns Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Longhorns (-6.5)
The Texas Longhorns (6-3) are hosting the TCU Horned Frogs (9-0) at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday. TCU opens this contest as 6.5-point underdogs. The total is 65.
The TCU Horned Frogs come into this matchup with a record of 9-0 for this season. In their last game, the Horned Frogs took on the Texas Tech Red Raiders and walked away with a win by a score of 34-24. Max Duggan finished 12/23 with 195 yards through the air and 2 TDs. He had a QB rate of 152.1 and ended the contest without throwing a pick. Kendre Miller led the offense in rushing for the Horned Frogs with 21 totes for 158 yards (7.5 yards per carry). Once the final whistle blew, they tallied 74 plays which gave them 429 yards. The TCU Horned Frogs ended up rushing 51 different times and amassed 234 yards, which is an average of 4.6 yards per tote. On the ground, the Horned Frogs conceded 189 yards on 39 tries, which is an average of 4.8 yards per rush surrendered. TCU relinquished 16 pass completions on 32 tries for 163 yards, and a completion rate of 50.0%.
When talking about putting points on the board, the TCU Horned Frogs have an average of 43.1 PPG. Offensively they're averaging 219.7 yards rushing ranking them 13th in college football. The Horned Frogs have tallied 4,578 total yards for the season. In terms of notching touchdowns, TCU has earned 24 passing touchdowns and 25 touchdowns on the ground. TCU has accumulated 210 first downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 42 penalties for 423 yds. They have surrendered the ball 6 different times.
Regarding passing yards, the Horned Frogs have given up 2,259 yards which ranks them 93rd in Division 1. They have conceded 251.0 yards per outing through the air as well as giving up a completion percentage of 53.9%. In total, they are allowing 396.9 yards/outing ranking them 86th in Division 1. They have allowed 15 touchdowns by air as well as 15 touchdowns running the ball. They are giving up 4.0 yards per rush on the ground and 145.9 rushing yards per game on the campaign. Overall, they have conceded 1,313 yards via the ground game in 9 contests. The Horned Frogs rank 74th in D-1 in terms of team defense, allowing 26.9 PPG.
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The Longhorns head into this game 6-3 this season. When they last played, the Longhorns went home victorious with a score of 34-27 when they faced the Kansas State Wildcats. Quinn Ewers (2 TDs) ended the game with 197 yards on 18/31 passing while his QB rate was 132.7. He didn't toss any interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 6.4. Bijan Robinson ran the football 30 times for 209 yards, walking away from the game with 7.0 yards per attempt for Texas. Texas rushed for 6.7 yds per carry, totaling 269 yards on 40 attempts. The Longhorns finished the game with 466 yds while they ran 71 plays (6.6 yds per play). The Longhorns secondary conceded a completion rate of 66.7%, surrendering 329 yds on 24 out of 36 through the air. Texas surrendered 35 running attempts for 139 yards (4.0 yds per carry).
The Texas Longhorns average 447.1 yards per outing, which has them sitting 30th in the nation. The Texas offense has accrued 457 yards of penalties on 58 infractions, which has them sitting 57th in college football in terms of helping out the other team. For the year so far, the Longhorns have thrown for a total of 2,292 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 254.7 passing yards per game, which is ranked 49th in D-1. Concerning the points being put on the board, the Longhorns are sitting 24th in the nation holding an average of 36.1 points per outing.
Texas has allowed a total of 1,112 yards via the ground game (123.6 yards per game) and 12 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. They have allowed 11 touchdowns from the passing game in addition to 258.1 yards per game, which has them in 102nd in the country. The Longhorns defense has taken the field for 680 plays, which ranks them 119th in the country. The Longhorns are conceding 21.8 PPG, which has them 38th in Division 1. In total, they have given up 196 total points.
Who will win tonight's Horned Frogs/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Longhorns -6.5
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