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Texas Longhorns Visit the TCU Horned Frogs in Week 5 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

The visiting Texas Longhorns hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Amon Carter Stadium against the Horned Frogs.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The TCU Horned Frogs were sitting as 15-point favorites as of Thursday at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 41-22 win for the Horned Frogs on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The TCU Horned Frogs sport a record of 4-0 and 1-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Texas Longhorns sit at 1-3 and 1-3 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 3-1 for the Horned Frogs and 2-2 for the Longhorns. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and TCU vs Texas injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 3-rated TCU Horned Frogs and the No. 86-ranked Texas Longhorns, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the TCU Horned Frogs No. 5-ranked offense (51 PPG) against a Texas Longhorns defense that ranks No. 105 at 35.25 PPG. The TCU Horned Frogs passing attack has averaged 407.5 yards per game, more than the Texas Longhorns give up through the air (276.75 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Texas Longhorns own the league's No. 84-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 214 yards per game when on the road. TCU, on the other hand, rates No. 29 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Longhorns were Week 4 losers coming out on the wrong end of 30-27 score against Oklahoma State.


Trevone Boykin's 509-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as TCU earned a 55-52 win over Texas Tech on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Texas's last 25 games
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • TCU is 14-5 ATS in its last 19 games
  • TCU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of TCU's last 19 games
  • TCU is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Oklahoma, Saturday, October 10th
TCU at Kansas State, Saturday, October 10th