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TCU Favored by -8.5 Against Texas Tech on Saturday - Week 9 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the TCU Horned Frogs host the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Amon Carter Stadium in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home TCU Horned Frogs were -8.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

A 41-37 result in favor of the Horned Frogs is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs TCU Horned Frogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Tech Red Raiders will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 5-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the TCU Horned Frogs are 1-6 ATS. Texas Tech is 4-3 against the over under total, while TCU is 3-4 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and TCU vs Texas Tech injuries news.

The TCU Horned Frogs sit at No. 34 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Tech Red Raiders are at No. 52 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits TCU's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 35.86 PPG, against a Texas Tech defense that ranks No. 127 this week at 43.86 PPG. The TCU aerial game is averaging 331.86 yards per game, more than the Texas Tech Red Raiders secondary allows through the air, 313 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Texas Tech Red Raiders feature the league's No. 112-rated road run defense, allowing 266 yards per game. TCU, meanwhile, ranks No. 74 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Patrick Mahomes handled the Sooners defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 734 yards, but Texas Tech still lost to Oklahoma 66-59.

Kyle Hicks ran through the West Virginia defense for 103 yards in TCU's last game, but the Horned Frogs still lost a 34-10 decision at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas Tech is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas Tech is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Texas Tech's last 21 games
  • Texas Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas Christian is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas Christian is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas Christian's last 5 games
  • Texas Christian is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas Tech home to Texas, Saturday, November 5th
TCU at Baylor, Saturday, November 5th

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