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One of the top quarterbacks in college football will be on display when Max Duggan and the TCU Horned Frogs (6-0) visit the West Virginia Mountaineers (3-4) on Saturday, October 29, 2022.
The Mountaineers are expected to lose by at least a touchdown (currently +7.5) versus the Horned Frogs (with an over/under of 69.5 points).
Game Info and Betting Lines for TCU vs. West Virginia
- Game Day: Saturday, October 29, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
- Stadium: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium
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TCU Betting Insights
- West Virginia is 4-3-0 against the spread this year.
- West Virginia is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 7.5 points or more this year.
- West Virginia has gone over in four of their seven games with a set total (57.1%).
TCU Stats & Insights
- TCU ranks 91st in total defense this year (400.0 yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on offense, ranking second-best in the FBS with 526.7 total yards per game.
- On the offensive side of the ball, TCU has been a top-25 unit, ranking third-best in the FBS by totaling 45.8 points per game. The Horned Frogs rank 70th on defense (26.5 points allowed per game).
- Offensively, TCU has been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 19th-best in the FBS by totaling 297.5 per game. The Horned Frogs rank 105th on defense (264.8 passing yards allowed per game).
- On the offensive side of the ball, TCU has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 13th-best in the FBS by totaling 229.2 per game. The Horned Frogs rank 56th on defense (135.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
- TCU is averaging a 44.4% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 40th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 70th, giving up a 38.9% third-down conversion rate.
- With eight forced turnovers (96th in the FBS) against four turnovers committed (fourth in the FBS), TCU (+4) has the 33rd-ranked turnover margin in college football.
TCU’s Best Players
- Duggan has 1,871 passing yards for TCU, completing 68.9% of his passes and recording 19 touchdowns and one interception this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 274 rushing yards (39.1 ypg) on 58 carries with four rushing touchdowns.
- Kendre Miller has racked up 731 yards on 120 carries while finding paydirt 10 times as a runner.
- Emari Demercado has carried the ball 44 times for 289 yards (41.3 per game) and four touchdowns.
- Quentin Johnston has hauled in 38 catches for 574 yards (82.0 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
- Derius Davis has reeled in 22 passes while averaging 41.3 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
- Taye Barber has hauled in 16 catches for 289 yards, an average of 41.3 yards per game. He’s scored two times as a receiver this season.
- Dee Winters leads the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has 6.0 TFL and 35 tackles.
- Jamoi Hodge, TCU’s leading tackler, has 41 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
- Josh Newton leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up 16 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two passes defended.
West Virginia Betting Insights
- So far this season, West Virginia has compiled a 4-3-0 record against the spread.
- West Virginia is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 7.5 points or more this season.
- Four of West Virginia’s seven games with a set total have hit the over (57.1%).
West Virginia Stats & Insights
- West Virginia ranks 41st with 435.1 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 95th with 405.9 total yards ceded per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
- West Virginia has not been getting things done defensively, ranking 15th-worst with 33.7 points given up per game. It has been better on offense, putting up 34.9 points per contest (33rd-ranked).
- West Virginia ranks 50th in passing yards per game (260.7), but it has been worse on the other side of the ball, ranking 15th-worst in the FBS with 275.7 passing yards conceded per contest.
- In terms of rushing, West Virginia ranks 51st in the FBS on offense (174.4 rushing yards per game) and 51st on defense (130.1 rushing yards allowed per contest).
- West Virginia is generating a 47.1% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (26th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing a 42.9% third-down rate (104th-ranked) on defense.
- With six forced turnovers (118th in the FBS) and 10 turnovers committed (58th in the FBS) this season, West Virginia ranks 100th in the FBS with a turnover margin of -4.
West Virginia’s Best Players
- JT Daniels has recored 1,676 passing yards, or 239.4 per game, so far this season. He has completed 64.2% of his passes and has recorded 10 touchdowns with six interceptions.
- Tony Mathis has run the ball 99 times for 492 yards, with five touchdowns.
- CJ Donaldson has run for 422 yards across 68 carries, scoring six touchdowns.
- Bryce Ford-Wheaton leads his squad with 516 receiving yards on 45 catches with five touchdowns.
- Sam James has 29 receptions (on 43 targets) for a total of 401 yards (57.3 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
- Kaden Prather’s 61 targets have resulted in 40 receptions for 399 yards and three touchdowns.
- Dante Stills has racked up 2.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording 3.0 TFL and 13 tackles.
- Lee Kpogba is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s collected 37 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two sacks.
- Jacolby Spells leads the team with one interception, while also recording five tackles and one pass defended.