Wildcats home to Horned Frogs in NCAAF betting action

TCU Horned Frogs Kansas State Wildcats
4-6 November 16, 2013, 03:30 | Snyder Family Stadium 5-4



The visiting Horned Frogs hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Snyder Family Stadium against the Wildcats.

The Wildcats are 5-4 so far on the season, and 6-3 ATS vs. the number. The Horned Frogs, meanwhile, are 4-6 and 2-8 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Kansas State go 3-6 and the Horned Frogs go 4-6 on the totals.

View TCU Horned Frogs vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds and Stats.

Several shops tracked by OddsShark (including Bovada) set the point spread at -10.5 in favor of the home side. NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

This game matches up the No. 29 (Wildcats) and the No. 68 (Horned Frogs) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 34-24 result in favor of the Wildcats is predicted by handicapping models.

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In their last action, TCU was a 21-17 winner on the road against Iowa State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (38) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Horned Frogs grabbed a Week 11 victory over the Cyclones in their last game, winning 21-17 at Jack Trice Stadium. Texas Tech was unable to contain John Hubert in its last action Saturday and the result was a 49-26 Week 11 loss against the Wildcats.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas State's No. 39-ranked offense, averaging 34 PPG, against a Horned Frogs defense that ranks No. 40 this week at 22.9 PPG. The Wildcats aerial game is averaging 209.44 yards per game, less than the Horned Frogs secondary allows through the air, 224.4 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Horned Frogs own the league's No. 14-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 112.75 yards per game when on the road. Kansas State, on the other hand, rates No. 46 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Horned Frogs at Wildcats trends to consider:
TCU is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
TCU is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of TCU's last 6 games
TCU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Kansas State is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas State's last 7 games
Kansas State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
TCU at Baylor, Saturday, November 30th
Kansas State at Oklahoma, Saturday, November 23rd
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