Preview: BYU Cougars vs. TCU Horned Frogs
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The BYU Cougars and the TCU Horned Frogs will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Amon Carter Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Horned Frogs listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Cougars, while the game’s total is sitting at 43½.
Max Hall threw for 258 yards as BYU ran over New Mexico 21-3 in Week 7. BYU could not cover the 23.5-point spread, and the 24 points went well UNDER the posted total of 48.
Hall completed 22-of-34 with three touchdowns in leading BYU. Andrew George caught two TD passes in the win.
Joseph Turner and Aaron Brown each had rushing touchdowns to lead TCU past Colorado State 13-7 in Week 7.
BYU has won 6 straight games.
TCU has won 2 straight games.
BYU: 6-0 SU, 2-3 ATS
TCU: 6-1 SU, 4-2 ATS
BYU most recently:
When playing in October are 9-1
When playing on grass are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 10-0
When playing within the conference are 10-0
TCU most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
BYU is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing TCU
TCU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
TCU is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
TCU is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing BYU
BYU home to UNLV, Saturday, October 25
TCU home to Wyoming, Saturday, October 25