Betting line favors Horned Frogs over Mountaineers

West Virginia Mountaineers TCU Horned Frogs
3-5 November 02, 2013, 03:30 | Amon Carter Stadium 3-4



The Horned Frogs will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Mountaineers at Amon Carter Stadium in Week 10 action.

They bring a 3-5 record (2-6 ATS) to the Week 10 battle against the 3-5 Mountaineers, who are 2-6 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen TCU go 3-5 so far and the Mountaineers go 2-6.

View West Virginia Mountaineers vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back the visiting Mountaineers in this one found them as 14-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.

The game pits the Horned Frogs, currently No. 69 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Mountaineers, who rate No. 64 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 23-16 victory for the Horned Frogs.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits TCU's No. 93-ranked offense, averaging 23 PPG, against a Mountaineers defense that ranks No. 85 this week at 30.38 PPG. The Horned Frogs aerial game is averaging 192.38 yards per game, less than the Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 261.38 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Mountaineers feature the league's No. 117-rated road run defense, allowing 267.25 yards per game. TCU, meanwhile, ranks No. 102 in rushing offense at home.

A few Mountaineers at Horned Frogs trends to consider:
West Virginia is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
West Virginia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of West Virginia's last 11 games
West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
TCU is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
TCU is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of TCU's last 6 games
TCU is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games at home


Next up:
West Virginia at Texas, Saturday, November 9th
TCU at Iowa State, Saturday, November 9th
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