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    The West Virginia Mountaineers (3-1) will visit the TCU Horned Frogs (3-1) on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET.

    The Mountaineers are expected to lose by at least two scores (currently +12) against the Horned Frogs (with an over/under of 50.5 points).

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    Game Info for TCU vs. West Virginia

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Fort Worth, Texas
    • Stadium: Amon G. Carter Stadium
    TCU vs West Virginia Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    TCU -12 -110 -110 50.5 -110 -110 -474 +353

    TCU Pick Insights

    • TCU is 2-1-0 against the spread this season.
    • TCU is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 12-point favorites.
    • Out of TCU’s three games with a set total, one has hit the over (33.3%).

    TCU Stats & Insights

    • On the offensive side of the ball, TCU has been a top-25 unit, ranking 11th-best in the FBS by totaling 501 yards per game. The defense ranks 81st (377.5 yards allowed per game).
    • TCU ranks 47th in scoring defense this year (20.3 points allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS with 38.3 points per game.
    • While TCU ranks 13th-worst in the FBS in passing defense with 292.5 passing yards allowed per game, it’s been a different story on offense, as the offensive unit ranks 23rd-best in the FBS (292.8 passing yards per game).
    • TCU has been firing on all cylinders in the running game this season, ranking 20th-best in rushing offense (208.3 rushing yards per game) and 17th-best in rushing defense (85 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • TCU is posting a 44.1% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 50th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 75th, surrendering a 40% third-down conversion rate.
    • TCU has the 50th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing seven turnovers (33rd in the FBS) while turning it over six times (69th in the FBS).

    TCU’s Best Players

    • Chandler Morris leads TCU with 1,117 yards (279.3 ypg) on 97-of-141 passing with nine touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He also has 184 rushing yards on 29 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, Emani Bailey, has carried the ball 81 times for 483 yards (120.8 per game), scoring two times.
    • John Paul Richardson’s 185 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 20 times and has collected 14 receptions.
    • Warren Thompson has caught 12 passes for 159 yards (39.8 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Jared Wiley has a total of 129 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 15 throws and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Paul Oyewale has three sacks to pace the team, and also has three TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Namdi Obiazor is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s totaled 31 tackles, one TFL, and one sack.
    • Bud Clark leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting eight tackles and two passes defended.

    West Virginia Betting Insights

    • So far this season, West Virginia has compiled a 3-1-0 record against the spread.
    • West Virginia is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 12 points or more this season.
    • West Virginia hase hit the over in two of four games with a set total (50%).

    West Virginia Pick Insights

    • From an offensive perspective, West Virginia is putting up 348.5 total yards per game (96th-ranked). It ranks 34th in the FBS on defense (311 total yards given up per game).
    • With 27 points per game on offense, West Virginia ranks 81st in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 32nd, giving up 18.5 points per game.
    • West Virginia’s passing game has not been getting things done, ranking 15th-worst in the FBS with 159 passing yards per game. It has been more productive on defense, allowing 201.3 passing yards per contest (43rd-ranked).
    • In terms of rushing, West Virginia ranks 40th in the FBS on offense (189.5 rushing yards per game) and 38th on the other side of the ball (109.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • On the offensive side of the ball, West Virginia is bottom-25 on third down, producing a 32.7% third-down conversion rate (17th-worst). On the bright side, it is thriving on the other side of the ball, giving up a 25% third-down rate (sixth-best).
    • West Virginia sports a 0 turnover margin this season, which ranks 67th in the FBS.

    West Virginia’s Best Players

    • Garrett Greene has compiled 402 yards on 55.3% passing while recording four touchdown passes with zero interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 105 yards with one score.
    • The team’s top rusher, CJ Donaldson, has carried the ball 64 times for 287 yards (71.8 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Jaylen Anderson has racked up 36 carries and totaled 125 yards with one touchdown.
    • Hudson Clement’s 196 receiving yards (49 yards per game) are best on his team. He has seven catches on 11 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Kole Taylor has put together a 146-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 11 passes on 17 targets.
    • Devin Carter’s 14 targets have resulted in eight grabs for 111 yards.
    • Tomiwa Durojaiye leads the team with 2.5 sacks, and also has two TFL and three tackles.
    • West Virginia’s top-tackler, Lee Kpogba, has 19 tackles and one TFL this year.
    • Beanie Bishop has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 11 tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended to his name.
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