TCU Horned Frogs vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys - 10/18/14 CFB Pick, Odds, Prediction
Oklahoma State Cowboys (5-1) at TCU Horned Frogs (4-1)
College Football: Saturday
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports 1
The Oklahoma State Cowboys and TCU Horned Frogs clash Saturday afternoon at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys haven’t lost a game since their season opener and hope to remain undefeated in conference play. Daxx Garman is completing 57.9 percent of his passes for 10 touchdowns and five interceptions, and all five of those turnovers have come in the last three games. With the minor struggles at the QB position, Oklahoma State has turned to Desmond Roland more, as he’s scored in every game he’s played in and leads the Cowboys with 391 rushing yards. Oklahoma State does a nice job of spreading the ball around with five different players racking up double-digit receptions, and Brandon Sheperd and David Glidden have combined for 36 catches and more than 500 receiving yards. Oklahoma State has won 13 of its last 14 games when scoring 25 or more points. Defensively, the Oklahoma State Cowboys are allowing 24.7 points, 377.2 yards, and they’ve forced seven turnovers and 18 sacks. Ryan Simmons leads Oklahoma State with 44 tackles and Emmanuel Ogbah has 9.5 tackles for loss.
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The TCU Horned Frogs suffered their first loss last week after blowing a comfortable fourth quarter lead against the Baylor Bears. Offensively, TCU goes as far as Trevone Boykin leads, as he’s completing 57.7 percent of his passes for 11 touchdowns and two interceptions, and he’s also the Horned Frogs leading rusher with 305 yards and three touchdowns. B.J. Catalon has 268 rushing yards on 59 carries and has scored at least one touchdown in every game this season. TCU has six different players with double-digit receptions and Kolby Listenbee leads the way with 418 receiving yards and three touchdowns. TCU has topped 450 total yards in four of its five games. Defensively, the TCU Horned Frogs are allowing 23 points, 379.8 yards, and they’ve forced 15 turnovers and 19 sacks. Paul Dawson leads TCU with 55 tackles and James McFarland has six tackles for loss.
The Cowboys are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 conference games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games. The Horned Frogs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 conference games and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys struggled against the Kansas Jayhawks last weekend, while the TCU Horned Frogs have proven themselves as one of the better teams in the country. You can expect an angry TCU team after blowing last week's contest. Take the Horned Frogs by double digits.