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    On Saturday at 3:30 PM ET, the BYU Cougars (4-1) will visit the TCU Horned Frogs (3-3).

    The Horned Frogs are the favorites (-6) in their game against the Cougars, with the over/under at 52.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Horned Frogs are -223 and the Cougars are +182.)

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    Game Info for TCU vs. BYU

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Fort Worth, Texas
    • Stadium: Amon G. Carter Stadium
    TCU vs BYU Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    TCU -6 -110 -110 52.5 -110 -110 -223 +182

    TCU Pick Insights

    • TCU is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 6-point favorites this season, TCU is 2-3 against the spread.
    • One of TCU’s five games with a set total has hit the over (20%).

    TCU Stats & Insights

    • TCU sports the 65th-ranked defense this year (367.7 yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 16th-best with a tally of 472.5 yards per game.
    • On offense, TCU ranks 53rd in the FBS with 31.3 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 48th in points allowed (367.7 points allowed per contest).
    • TCU ranks 27th in pass offense (280.3 passing yards per game) and 89th in pass defense (241.7 passing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • TCU is totaling 192.2 rushing yards per game offensively this season (29th in the FBS), and is giving up 126 rushing yards per game (47th) on the other side of the ball.
    • TCU is averaging a 43.8% third-down percentage on offense, which ranks them 43rd in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 61st, allowing a 37.6% third-down percentage.
    • With seven forced turnovers (81st in the FBS) against 10 turnovers committed (92nd in the FBS), TCU’s -3-3 turnover margin ranks 99th in college football.

    TCU’s Best Players

    • Chandler Morris has been a dual threat for TCU so far this season. He has 1,509 passing yards, completing 65.7% of his passes and throwing 12 touchdown passes and five interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 249 yards (41.5 ypg) on 45 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Emani Bailey has carried the ball 121 times for a team-high 690 yards on the ground and has found the end zone two times.
    • John Paul Richardson’s team-high 295 yards as a receiver have come on 21 receptions (out of 30 targets) with one touchdown.
    • Warren Thompson has put together a 194-yard season so far with one touchdown, hauling in 14 passes on 17 targets.
    • Jared Wiley has compiled 18 grabs for 156 yards, an average of 26 yards per game. He’s scored three times as a receiver this season.
    • Paul Oyewale has racked up three sacks to pace the team, while also picking up four TFL and 16 tackles.
    • TCU’s tackle leader, Namdi Obiazor, has 44 tackles, two TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Bud Clark has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has nine tackles and two passes defended to his name.

    BYU Betting Insights

    • BYU is 2-1-0 against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 6-point underdogs this year, the Cougars are 1-1 against the spread.
    • All of BYU’s three game with a set total have hit the over.

    BYU Pick Insights

    • BYU ranks 15th-worst in total yards per game (318.6), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 60th in the FBS with 360.8 total yards ceded per contest.
    • In terms of points scored BYU ranks 57th in the FBS (31 points per game), and it is 50th defensively (22.4 points allowed per game).
    • In terms of passing, BYU ranks 50th in the FBS (255.8 passing yards per game) and 38th on defense (208.4 passing yards allowed per game).
    • BYU’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, compiling 62.8 rushing yards per game, which ranks second-worst in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 85th with 152.4 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • BYU’s offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 24th-worst in the FBS with a 33.8% third-down conversion percentage. It has been more effective defensively, surrendering a 36.2% third-down rate (51st-ranked).
    • BYU has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking 18th-best at +4.

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Kedon Slovis has compiled 1,240 yards (248 per game) while completing 59.4% of his passes and recording 10 touchdown passes with three interceptions this season.
    • LJ Martin has run the ball 72 times for 289 yards, with four touchdowns.
    • Deion Smith has taken 18 carries and totaled 30 yards with one touchdown.
    • Chase Roberts’ 358 receiving yards (71.6 yards per game) are a team high. He has 24 catches on 37 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Isaac Rex has 18 receptions (on 37 targets) for a total of 274 yards (54.8 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Darius Lassiter’s 18 grabs (on 29 targets) have netted him 222 yards (44.4 ypg) and three touchdowns.
    • Tyler Batty paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has two TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Max Tooley, BYU’s top tackler, has 35 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jakob Robinson leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up 17 tackles and three passes defended.

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