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LSU Tigers vs. TCU Horned Frogs

Cowboys Stadium has a Week 1 contest on tap for Saturday as the LSU Tigers and the TCU Horned Frogs play their season openers.

Last time out for LSU, they were a 25-24 loser as they battled Clemson at home. LSU failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 49 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

TCU lost its last outing, a 17-16 result against Michigan State on December 29. TCU failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite, while the 33 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Team records:
LSU: 10-3 SU, 5-8 ATS
TCU: 7-6 SU, 5-8 ATS

LSU most recently:
When playing in August are 3-0
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 7-3
When favored on the road are 9-1

TCU most recently:
When playing in August are 1-1
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When an underdog at home are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
LSU is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LSU's last 6 games
LSU is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of TCU's last 6 games
TCU is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
TCU is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
TCU is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
LSU home to UAB, Saturday, September 7
TCU home to Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, September 7