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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), versus 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 is 2-3-0 against the spread 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 go over in one of five games with a set total (20%).

    TCU Stats & Insights

    • On the offensive side of the ball, TCU has been a top-25 unit, ranking 17th-best in the FBS by totaling 472.5 yards per game. The defense ranks 64th (367.7 yards allowed per game).
    • TCU is averaging 31.3 points per game on offense this season (53rd in the FBS), and is giving up 22 points per game (46th) on the other side of the ball.
    • TCU is compiling 280.3 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 27th in the FBS. The defense ranks 87th, allowing 241.7 passing yards per contest.
    • TCU is compiling 192.2 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 29th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 47th, giving up 126 rushing yards per game.
    • TCU is putting up a 43.8% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (44th in the FBS), and is allowing a 37.6% third-down conversion rate (61st) on the other side of the ball.
    • With seven forced turnovers (81st in the FBS) against 10 turnovers committed (91st in the FBS), TCU’s -3-3 turnover margin ranks 101st 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 collecting 12 touchdown passes and five interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 249 yards (41.5 ypg) on 45 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Emani Bailey, has carried the ball 121 times for 690 yards (115 per game), scoring two times.
    • John Paul Richardson’s leads his squad with 295 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 21 receptions (out of 30 targets) and scored one touchdown.
    • Warren Thompson has put up a 194-yard season so far with one touchdown, reeling in 14 passes on 17 targets.
    • Jared Wiley has a total of 156 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 18 passes and scoring three touchdowns.
    • Paul Oyewale has racked up three sacks to lead the team, while also picking up four TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Namdi Obiazor, TCU’s top tackler, has 44 tackles, two TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Bud Clark leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting nine tackles and two passes defended.

    BYU Betting Insights

    • BYU is 2-1-0 against the spread this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 5-point underdogs this season, the Cougars are 1-1 against the spread.
    • Each of BYU’s three game with a set total have hit the over.

    BYU Pick Insights

    • BYU’s offense has been bottom-25 in total offense this season, generating 318.6 total yards per game, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 60th with 360.8 total yards allowed per contest.
    • From an offensive perspective, BYU is posting 31 points per contest (57th-ranked). It ranks 48th in the FBS defensively (22.4 points allowed per game).
    • BYU is generating 255.8 passing yards per contest on offense this season (50th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 208.4 passing yards per game (37th-ranked) on defense.
    • BYU ranks second-worst in rushing yards per game (62.8), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 85th in the FBS with 152.4 rushing yards surrendered per contest.
    • BYU’s third-down offense has been bottom-25 this season, generating a 33.8% third-down percentage, which ranks 24th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 51st with a 36.2% third-down rate allowed.
    • BYU has thrived in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of +4 ranks 18th-best in the FBS, with nine forced turnovers (39th in the nation) and five turnovers committed (16th in the nation).

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Kedon Slovis has compiled 1,240 yards (248 ypg) while completing 59.4% of his passes and recording 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 taken 18 carries and totaled 30 yards with one touchdown.
    • Chase Roberts’ 358 receiving yards (71.6 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 24 receptions on 37 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Isaac Rex has racked up 274 receiving yards (54.8 yards per game) and one touchdown on 18 receptions.
    • Darius Lassiter’s 18 receptions (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 has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 17 tackles and three passes defended to his name.
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