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TCU BYU Wagering Matchup Friday

Riding a five-game winning streak, the BYU Cougars will try to snap their recent losing skid against their old Mountain West rival, the TCU Horned Frogs, this Friday night.

TCU is 3-0 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games against BYU, outscoring the Cougars 101-17 over that three-game stretch.

Casey Pachall had a tidy 13-for-17, 175 yard, two touchdown game in TCU’s 69-0 win over New Mexico last week.

View BYU vs TCU Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Fans backing the Horned Frogs here saw them open as 11-point favorites in this college football clash and bettors have pushed the spread to 14 points at Bovada. The total crept up from 54.5 to sit at 56, where 5Dimes had the superior over under betting numbers.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Horned Frogs and the No. 81-ranked Cougars, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 50-34 result in favor of the Horned Frogs.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up TCU's No. 8-ranked offense (43.6 PPG) against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 32 at 21.5 PPG. The Horned Frogs passing attack has averaged 234.6 yards per game, more than the Cougars give up through the air (217.4 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Cougars feature the league's No. 16-rated road run defense, allowing 98 yards per game. TCU, meanwhile, ranks No. 24 in rushing offense at home.

Last time out for BYU, they were a 56-3 winner as they battled Idaho State at home. BYU covered in the match as a 42.5-point favorite, while 59 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

TCU was a 69-0 winner in its last match at home against New Mexico. They covered the 44.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 69 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing in October are 9-1
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

A few Cougars at Horned Frogs trends to consider:
BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of BYU's last 9 games on the road
BYU is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
BYU is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing TCU
The total has gone OVER in 5 of TCU's last 5 games at home
TCU is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
TCU is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of TCU's last 7 games

Next up:
BYU home to Idaho, Saturday, November 12
TCU at Wyoming, Saturday, November 5

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