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UNDER The Prevailing Trend Between TCU, WVU

Offense has been surprisingly hard to come by when the TCU Horned Frogs and West Virginia Mountaineers have faced off. TCU and WVU have gone UNDER in their past three meetings, with the two programs averaging a combined 51.7 points per game. That might be tough to continue when TCU and West Virginia meet in Fort Worth on Saturday, as the two teams rank fifth and second respectively in points per game in the nation. 

Shark Bites
  • TCU is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games against the Big 12.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of West Virginia’s last 8 games on the road.
  • West Virginia is 3-1 ATS in its last 4 games against TCU.

The Horned Frogs’ well-balanced offense has accounted for nearly 500 yards per game while putting up 55-plus points twice in four outings. Quarterback Kenny Hill has become an efficient passer, thanks largely to his improved discipline, while leading rusher Darius Anderson is averaging 6.2 yards per carry.

A loss in their season opener has caused many to overlook West Virginia but their offense has gone on to average 57 points and 595.7 yards per game. The opposition has not been great but the signs are positive. Quarterback Will Grier has been the perfect complement to senior running back Justin Crawford, who is averaging 7.4 yards per carry.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The TCU Horned Frogs were listed as 13-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at OddsShark picked a 40-35 result in favor of the Horned Frogs. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

West Virginia Mountaineers vs TCU Horned Frogs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

The TCU Horned Frogs sit at No. 47 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the West Virginia Mountaineers are at No. 37 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits TCU's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 47.75 PPG, against a West Virginia defense that ranks No. 61 this week at 25.25 PPG. The TCU aerial game is averaging 264.75 yards per game, more than the West Virginia Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 225 YPG per game.

Defensively, the West Virginia Mountaineers feature the league's No. 118-rated road run defense, allowing 300.5 yards per game. TCU, meanwhile, ranks No. 22 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Will Grier's 347-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as West Virginia earned a 56-34 win over Kansas on Saturday at Memorial Stadium-Lawrence.

Darius Anderson went over the 100-yard mark (160) in his team's latest effort as TCU defeated Oklahoma State by a score of 44-31 on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • West Virginia is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • West Virginia is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games
  • West Virginia is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Texas Christian is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas Christian is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Texas Christian is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Texas Christian is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

West Virginia home to Texas Tech, Saturday, October 14
TCU at Kansas State, Saturday, October 14