TCU vs. Stephen F. Austin - 9/12/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (0-0) at TCU Horned Frogs (1-0)
College Football: Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Amon Carter Stadium)
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs -49.5 -- Over/Under: 70.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports 1
The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and TCU Horned Frogs meet Saturday at
The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are coming off a 34-28 loss to Northern Arizona. Zach Conque is completing 73.7 percent of his passes for 297 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Conque is completing 65.5 percent of his passes for his career. Robe Sylvester and Aaron Thomas have combined for more than 140 receiving yards while Justin Liggins has a touchdown on four receptions. The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks ground game is averaging 155 yards per contest, and Joshawa West leads the way with 69 yards on 17 carries. Defensively, Stephen F. Austin is allowing 34 points and 547 yards per game. Patrick Martin leads the Lumberjacks with seven tackles, Kedri Harrison has a sack and Germo Williams has a forced fumble.
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The TCU Horned Frogs are coming off a 23-17 victory over Minnesota. Trevone Boykin is completing 61.9 percent of his passes for 246 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Boykin has thrown at least one touchdown in 16 straight games. Josh Doctson and Desmon White have combined for more than 130 receiving yards and a touchdown while freshman Shaun Nixon has five receptions. The TCU Horned Frogs ground game is averaging 203 yards per contest, and Boykin leads the way with 92 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, TCU is allowing 17 points and 341 yards per game. Derrick Kindred leads TCU with nine tackles, Terrell Lathan has a sack and Ranthony Texada has two pass deflections. Deante' Gray is questionable with a knee injury.
TCU got through its tough road game against a well coached team. Now, the Horned Frogs return home to where the scoring points by the boatload begins. This will be tough for a Lumberjacks team that's lost four of their last six games. Of course, I don't love huge chalk, but I see TCU blowing the doors off here.