Texas Tech Red Raiders vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 11/5/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Tech Red Raiders vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Horned Frogs (-7.5)
Amon G. Carter Stadium is the site where the TCU Horned Frogs (8-0) will attempt to beat the Texas Tech Red Raiders (4-4) on Saturday. TCU opens this contest as 7.5-point favorites from oddsmakers. The over/under has been set at 70.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders come into this game with a record of 4-4 for this season. In their last contest, the Red Raiders took on the Baylor Bears and ended up losing by a score of 45-17. Behren Morton finished 11/34 with 152 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 62 and ended the game with 3 interceptions. Tahj Brooks was the rushing leader for the Red Raiders with 16 totes for 98 yds (6.1 yds per carry). In the game, they had 74 plays which gave them a total of 308 yards. The Texas Tech Red Raiders ended up running the ball 36 different times and compiled 149 yards, which is an average of 4.1 yards per tote. When it came to stopping the run, the Red Raiders gave up 231 yards on 59 tries, which is an average of 3.9 yds per run allowed. Texas Tech relinquished 19 pass completions on 30 tries for a total of 211 yards, and a completion percentage of 63.3%.
The Red Raiders have tallied 3,807 yards in total this season. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Texas Tech has totaled 19 passing touchdowns and 15 rushing touchdowns. They have surrendered the football 18 different times. Texas Tech has 227 first downs as an offense, and they have committed 49 penalties for 401 yds. As a unit they're holding an average of 137.9 yards on the ground which has them sitting 80th in the country. When talking about getting in the endzone, the Texas Tech Red Raiders hold an average of 33.9 points per outing.
The Red Raiders are sitting in 90th in the nation when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 29.3 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.9 yards per rushing attempt and 147.9 yards on the ground per game on the year. Overall, they have conceded 1,183 rushing yards through 8 games. Concerning passing yardage, the Red Raiders have given up 1,743 yards which puts them in 47th in D-1. They have relinquished 217.9 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 56.9%. Overall, they are giving up 365.8 yards per outing ranking them 58th in the nation. They have yielded 9 touchdowns by air as well as 14 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Horned Frogs step onto the field holding a record of 8-0 this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Horned Frogs got the victory with a final of 41-31 against the West Virginia Mountaineers. Kendre Miller ran the football 12 times for 120 yards, ending the contest with 10.0 yds per attempt for TCU. Max Duggan (3 TDs) ended the contest with 341 yds on 16/28 passing while his quarterback rating was 187.7. He threw 1 pick and his average yards per attempt was 12.2. TCU surrendered 40 run attempts for 155 yds (3.9 yds per carry). The Horned Frogs pass defense gave up a completion rate of 59.0%, surrendering 275 yds on 23 for 39 passing. The Horned Frogs finished the game with 494 yards while they ran 55 plays (9.0 yards per play). TCU rushed the football for 5.7 yards per tote, finishing the game with 153 yards on 27 attempts.
The TCU Horned Frogs are averaging 518.6 yards per contest, which has them sitting 4th in Division 1. The TCU offense has compiled 371 yards of penalties on 38 violations, which is good for 112th in college football in terms of hurting your team. For the season thus far, the Horned Frogs have compiled 2,406 passing yards not to mention holding an average of 300.8 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 16th in Division 1. Concerning their scoring prowess, the Horned Frogs are sitting 3rd in the nation averaging 44.3 points per contest.
TCU has surrendered a total of 1,124 yards via the ground game (140.5 yards/game) as well as 14 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have surrendered 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 262.0 yards per contest, which has them ranked 104th in the nation. The Horned Frogs defense has been on the field for 572 plays, which has them sitting 88th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are giving up 27.3 PPG, which puts them 74th in D-1. In total, they have allowed 218 points.
Who will win tonight's Red Raiders/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs -7.5
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