Cowboys vs Horned Frogs Betting Matchup Report

TCU Horned Frogs Oklahoma State Cowboys
3-3 October 19, 2013, 12:00 | Boone Pickens Stadium 4-1



The Cowboys hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Horned Frogs pay a visit to Boone Pickens Stadium in Week 8 betting action.

The Cowboys are 4-1 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs. the number. The Horned Frogs, meanwhile, are 3-3 and 2-4 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Oklahoma State go 2-3 and the Horned Frogs go 3-3 on the totals.

View TCU Horned Frogs vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Sportsbook.ag had set the Cowboys as -7-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 61-rated Horned Frogs taking on the No. 21-rated Cowboys in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 41-31 win for the Cowboys on Saturday.

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TCU was a 27-17 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kansas. They failed to cover the 24.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (44) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, the Cowboys were Week 6 winners, coming out on top of the Wildcats by a score of 33-29.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma State's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 38 PPG, against a Horned Frogs defense that ranks No. 30 this week at 21.33 PPG. The Cowboys aerial game is averaging 300.4 yards per game, more than the Horned Frogs secondary allows through the air, 209.33 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Horned Frogs own the league's No. 30-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 123 yards per game when on the road. Oklahoma State, on the other hand, rates No. 72 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Horned Frogs at Cowboys trends to consider:
TCU is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
TCU is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of TCU's last 6 games
TCU is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Oklahoma State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 5 games
Oklahoma State is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home


Next up:
TCU at Texas, Saturday, October 26th
Oklahoma State at Iowa State, Saturday, October 26th
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