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    Star wide receiver Rashee Rice and the SMU Mustangs (2-1) face the TCU Horned Frogs (2-0) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

    The Horned Frogs are favored, but by less than a field goal (-1), versus the Mustangs. The over/under for this matchup is 69.5 points.

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for TCU vs. SMU

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPNU
    • Location: University Park, Texas
    • Stadium: Gerald J. Ford Stadium
    Horned Frogs vs Mustangs Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Horned Frogs -1 -112 -109 69.5 -110 -110 -119 -104

    TCU Betting Insights

    • TCU won just two games against the spread last season.
    • TCU was favored by 1 point or more six times last season, and covered the spread in one of those contests.
    • A total of six TCU games last season went over the point total.

    TCU Stats & Insights

    • TCU put up 28.7 points per game last season, comparable to the 28.4 per matchup SMU gave up.
    • TCU was 2-5 against the spread and 5-2 overall in games when it recorded more than 28.4 points last season.
    • SMU had a 4-2 record against the spread and a 6-1 record overall in games when it surrendered fewer than 28.7 points last season.
    • TCU averaged only 15.5 more yards per game (430.1) than SMU allowed per matchup (414.6) last year.
    • TCU was 2-5 against the spread and 5-2 overall when the team piled up more than 414.6 yards last year.
    • When SMU held its opponents to less than 430.1 yards last year, it had a 4-2 record ATS and a 5-1 record overall.
    • Last year TCU rushed for 57.1 more yards per game (193.6) than SMU allowed per outing (136.5).
    • Last year TCU had a 1-8 ATS record and a 4-5 overall record in games the team ran for over 136.5 yards.
    • SMU was 4-5-1 against the spread and 7-3 overall when holding opponents to less than 193.6 rushing yards last season.
    • TCU turned the ball over 16 times last year, one more turnover than SMU forced (15).

    TCU’s Best Players

    • Last year Max Duggan put up 2,048 passing yards (170.7 per game), a 63.9% completion percentage, 16 touchdowns, and six interceptions. He also added 352 rushing yards on 105 carries with three rushing TDs (averaging 29.3 rushing yards per game).
    • Zach Evans churned out 641 rushing yards (53.4 per game) and five touchdowns last season.
    • Kendre Miller put up 623 rushing yards on 83 carries and seven touchdowns last season.
    • Quentin Johnston collected 33 receptions for 612 yards and six touchdowns last year. He was targeted 59 times, and averaged 51.0 yards per game.
    • Derius Davis tacked on 518 yards on 36 grabs with one touchdown. He was targeted 54 times, and averaged 43.2 receiving yards per game.
    • Taye Barber’s stat line last season: 499 receiving yards, 30 catches, two touchdowns, on 40 targets.
    • Dylan Horton did his thing last season with a memorable stat line of 4.0 sacks, 8.0 TFL and 43 tackles.
    • Last season Dee Winters averaged 60 tackles, 4.0 TFL, one sack, and two interceptions.
    • Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson intercepted two passes last year while also totaling 26 tackles and two passes defended.

    SMU Betting Insights

    • SMU covered five times in 12 chances against the spread last season.
    • SMU covered the spread once last season (1-1 ATS) when playing as at least 1-point underdogs.
    • A total of six of SMU games last season went over the point total.

    SMU Stats & Insights

    • Last season SMU averaged 3.5 more points per game (38.4) than TCU surrendered (34.9).
    • SMU was 5-2 against the spread and 7-1 overall last season when the team notched more than 34.9 points.
    • Last year TCU had a 2-6 record against the spread and a 5-3 record overall in games when it held opponents to less than 38.4 points.
    • SMU collected 465.9 yards per game last year, just 4.1 more than the 461.8 TCU gave up per matchup.
    • In games that SMU amassed more than 461.8 yards last year, the team was 5-1 against the spread and 7-0 overall.
    • When TCU kept its opponents to less than 465.9 yards last season, it had a 1-5 record ATS and a 4-2 record overall.
    • Last season SMU rushed for 60.7 fewer yards per game (161.4) than TCU allowed per contest (222.1).
    • When SMU rushed for more than 222.1 yards last season it had a 2-0 ATS record and a 3-0 overall record.
    • When TCU limited its opponents to fewer than 161.4 rushing yards last year, it was 0-4 against the spread and 3-1 overall.
    • Last season SMU turned the ball over 18 times, four more than TCU’s takeaways (14).

    SMU’s Best Players

    • Tanner Mordecai averaged 302.3 passing yards per outing and threw for 39 touchdowns last season. In addition, he added 16.8 yards on the ground per game with two rushing touchdowns.
    • Tre Siggers averaged 60.6 rushing yards per game and scored nine rushing touchdowns.
    • Ulysses Bentley IV rushed for 610 yards and four touchdowns last season.
    • Danny Gray was targeted six times per game and piled up 803 receiving yards and nine touchdowns over the course of 2021.
    • Rice caught 64 passes last season on his way to 670 yards and nine receiving touchdowns.
    • Reggie Roberson Jr. caught 51 passes on his way to 625 receiving yards and six touchdowns a season ago.
    • Last year DeVere Levelston put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with 6.5 sacks, and added 9.0 TFL and 32 tackles.
    • Delano Robinson put together a great stat line last year, collecting 67 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
    • Last year Trevor Denbow intercepted two passes to go along with 37 tackles and two passes defended.

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