Texas Tech hosts TCU on Thursday night in a Game that will have TCU looking for a little revenge from last years OT loss. Currently the Horned Frogs are favored by -3 at GTBets with a total of 62 while the betting trends at the worlds largest sportsbook, 5dimes.com, show us that 59% of the betting actions thus far has vome in on TCU. So, a fairly balanced Game in terms of the public.
You know you’re going to see some points scored in this one. The final last year was 56-53 and not much has changed for these teams. Texas Tech has already put up over 100 points in two Games but should get a test here against a decent TCU stop unit. TCU has had the more difficult Schedule thus far, going toe to toe with LSU in a 37-27 loss. It should also be noted that TCU had significant yardage and first down edges in their Game a year ago.
Our approach to college football handicapping is mostly statistical. That being said, we don’t have enough data to accurately predict early season Games. So, there’s a little guesswork involved the first few weeks. While Our numbers from a year ago, suggest that Texas Tech is the right side getting points at home, we’re going to side with TCU and the revenge angle in this spot. TCU -3
TCU is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 Games
TCU is 16-7 SU in its last 23 Games
TCU is 2-4 SU in its last 6 Games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of TCU’s last 6 Games
TCU is 22-3 SU in its last 25 Games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of TCU’s last 7 Games on the road
Texas Tech is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 Games
Texas Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 Games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas Tech’s last 6 Games
Texas Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 Games at home
Texas Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 Games at home