TCU continues to excel at home, with the Horned Frogs winning 11-straight games SU at Forth Worth, but they have also sported a stellar 9-2 ATS record in those games. Amon G. Carter Stadium will be the site when TCU hosts the West Virginia Mountaineers Thursday.
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- The total has gone UNDER in 12 of West Virginia’s last 15 games.
- TCU is 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games.
- TCU QB Trevone Boykin has a 207.8 rating at home this season.
West Virginia got a much needed week off after watching their defense give up 62 points and 693 yards of offense to the powerhouse Baylor offense. The Mountaineers are in the middle of one of the toughest stretches in college football this season as they are about to play their fourth consecutive game against a Top 25 team to begin conference play, a first for any Big 12 team.
Quarterback Trevone Boykin is one of the few people in the Heisman conversation as the senior has put TCU on his back with 25 touchdowns and only five interceptions this season. He has also added another five touchdowns with his feet this season.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to back the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers in this one found them as 14.5-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 49-26 win for the Horned Frogs. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
TCU bring a 7-0 record (3-4 ATS) to the Week 9 betting matchup against the 3-3 West Virginia Mountaineers, who are 2-4 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen TCU go 4-3 so far and the Mountaineers go 2-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and TCU vs West Virginia injuries news.
The game pits the TCU Horned Frogs, currently No. 5 in our Odds – VSB NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the West Virginia Mountaineers, who rate No. 51 in the latest survey.
The game also pits TCU’s No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 50.14 PPG, against a West Virginia defense that ranks No. 69 this week at 27 PPG. The TCU aerial game is averaging 393 yards per game, more than the West Virginia Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 233.17 YPG per game.
Defensively, the West Virginia Mountaineers feature the league’s No. 88-rated road run defense, allowing 205.5 yards per game. TCU, meanwhile, ranks No. 21 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last game, West Virginia’s aerial attack generated 380 yards but it was the Bears coming away with a 62-38 victory over West Virginia at McLane Stadium.
In TCU’s last outing, Trevone Boykin threw for 436 yards to lead the Horned Frogs over Iowa State 45-21 at Jack Trice Stadium.
- West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 12 of West Virginia’s last 15 games
- West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- West Virginia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- TCU is 16-6 ATS in its last 22 games
- TCU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of TCU’s last 6 games
- TCU is 11-1 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
West Virginia home to Texas Tech, Saturday, November 7th
TCU at Oklahoma State, Saturday, November 7th