No. 3 TCU will be aiming for a 12th consecutive SU win when they travel to Lubbock to face the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday afternoon.
- TCU QB Trevone Boykin has thrown a touchdown pass in 18 straight games.
- Texas Tech has not trailed once this season.
- TCU is 14-4 ATS in their past 18 games.
TCU has averaged just under 50 points per game in their three SU wins this season, but are just 1-2 ATS following an 11-2 ATS campaign in 2014.
However, the Horned Frogs are 8-2 SU and ATS in their past 10 against Big 12 opponents, with the UNDER going 4-1 in their last five September road games.
The Red Raiders are 3-0 SU in their past three, while going 5-1 ATS in their past six.
Texas Tech was crushed 82-27 by the Horned Frogs on the road last season, but is a solid 3-0 SU and ATS in their last three home dates with TCU, most recently claiming a 20-10 win as three-point home underdogs in 2013.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The TCU Horned Frogs were listed as -9.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds – VSB
. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bodog for updates.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 32-28 result in favor of the Horned Frogs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The TCU Horned Frogs will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Texas Tech Red Raiders are 2-1 ATS. TCU is 2-1 against the over under total, while Texas Tech is 2-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas Tech vs TCU injuries news.
The game pits the Texas Tech Red Raiders, currently No. 80 in our Odds – VSB
NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the TCU Horned Frogs, who rate No. 3 in the latest survey.
Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Tech Red Raiders No. 3-ranked offense (54.33 PPG) against a TCU Horned Frogs defense that ranks No. 44 at 20.33 PPG. The Texas Tech Red Raiders passing attack has averaged 399 yards per game, more than the TCU Horned Frogs give up through the air (182.67 YPG on average).
Defensively, the TCU Horned Frogs feature the league’s No. 37-rated road run defense, allowing 144 yards per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 65 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last game, TCU’s aerial attack generated 330 yards and the Horned Frogs came away with a 56-37 victory over Southern Methodist at Amon Carter Stadium.
Texas Tech won its last game, 35-24 over Arkansas on Saturday, behind a 115-yard receiving performance from Reginald Davis at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
- TCU is 14-4 ATS in its last 18 games
- TCU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 12 of TCU’s last 18 games
- TCU is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
- Texas Tech is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- Texas Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Tech’s last 6 games
- Texas Tech is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
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