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    Amon G. Carter Stadium is the venue where the TCU Horned Frogs (3-3) will take on the BYU Cougars (4-1) on Saturday, October 14, 2023.

    The Cougars are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+5), against the Horned Frogs (with an over/under of 52 points).

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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 -5 -110 -110 52 -109 -111 -209 +172

    TCU Pick Insights

    • TCU has covered the spread twice in five games this season.
    • TCU is 2-3 against the spread when favored by 5 points or more this season.
    • TCU has combined with its opponent to hit the over in one of five games with a set total (20%).

    TCU Stats & Insights

    • TCU ranks 65th in total defense this year (367.7 yards allowed per game), but has been shining on offense, ranking 16th-best in the FBS with 472.5 total yards per game.
    • TCU ranks 53rd in scoring offense (31.3 points per game) and 47th in scoring defense (22 points allowed per game) this season.
    • TCU is averaging 280.3 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 26th in the FBS. The defense ranks 89th, surrendering 241.7 passing yards per contest.
    • TCU ranks 29th in run offense (192.2 rushing yards per game) and 47th in run defense (126 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • TCU ranks 43rd in third-down efficiency (43.8%) on offense and 61st in third-down conversion rate allowed (37.6%) on defense this year.
    • TCU has forced seven total turnovers (81st in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 10 times (91st in the FBS) for -3a turnover margin of -3, 100th-ranked in college football.

    TCU’s Best Players

    • Chandler Morris leads TCU with 1,509 yards (251.5 ypg) on 130-of-198 passing with 12 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He also has 249 rushing yards on 45 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
    • 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 has hauled in 21 receptions for 295 yards (49.2 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone one time as a receiver.
    • Warren Thompson has caught 14 passes for 194 yards (32.3 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Jared Wiley has hauled in 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 three sacks to pace the team, and also has four TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Namdi Obiazor, TCU’s tackle leader, has 44 tackles, two TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Bud Clark has picked off a team-high 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 5-point underdogs this year, the Cougars are 1-1 against the spread.
    • BYU has hit the over in all of its three games with a set total.

    BYU Pick Insights

    • BYU has not been getting things done on offense, ranking 15th-worst with 318.6 total yards per game. It has been more productive defensively, giving up 360.8 total yards per contest (60th-ranked).
    • BYU is posting 31 points per contest on offense this season (57th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 22.4 points per game (49th-ranked) on defense.
    • BYU ranks 50th in the FBS with 255.8 passing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 38th with 208.4 passing yards given up per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • BYU ranks second-worst in rushing yards per game (62.8), but it has been more effective defensively, ranking 85th in the FBS with 152.4 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • BYU ranks 24th-worst in third-down conversion percentage (33.8%), but it has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 51st in the FBS with a 36.2% third-down rate allowed.
    • BYU has produced nine forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over five times, leading to a +4 turnover margin, which ranks 18th-best in the FBS.

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Kedon Slovis has thrown for 1,240 yards on 59.4% passing while tossing 10 touchdown passes with three interceptions this season.
    • LJ Martin has run for 289 yards on 72 carries so far this year while scoring four times on the ground.
    • Deion Smith has piled up 30 yards (on 18 carries) with one touchdown.
    • Chase Roberts paces his team with 358 receiving yards on 24 receptions with three touchdowns.
    • Isaac Rex has put up a 274-yard season so far with one touchdown. He’s caught 18 passes on 37 targets.
    • Darius Lassiter has racked up 222 reciving yards (44.4 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
    • Tyler Batty has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has two TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Max Tooley, BYU’s leading tackler, has 35 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jakob Robinson has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 17 tackles and three passes defended to his name.
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