TCU Horned Frogs at SMU Mustangs - 9/23/16 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
TCU Horned Frogs (2-1) at SMU Mustangs (2-1)
College Football: Friday, September 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Gerald J. Ford Stadium)
The Line: SMU Mustangs +23 -- Over/Under: 65.5 See the Latest Odds
The Texas Christian Horned Frogs go on the road to face instate rival the SMU Mustangs.
The Texas Christian Horned Frogs will be shooting for back to back wins after outscoring Iowa State 41-20 as a 24.5 point favorite. The only thing I am sure about TCU at this point I they can light up the scoreboard. Although the Cyclones were held to 355 yards. The Horned Fogs totaled 481 with plenty of balance while moving the ball quickly and efficiently. TCU quarterback Kenny Hill connected on 19-31 for 219 yards with a 25 yard touchdown strike to Kyle Hicks. Hicks also led the Horned Frogs rushing attack with 117] yards and a touchdown on 12 carries followed by Trevorris Johnson with 47 yard and a score on four totes while John Diarse led all receivers with 97 yards on seven catches.
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The Southern Methodist Mustangs improved to 2-1 with a 29-14 victory versus FCS Liberty as a 14 point home favorite. SMU was superb defensively with 280 yard and recorded four interceptions including a pick six to ice the game with 18 seconds remaining. The Mustangs racked up nearly 500 yards and did have a pair of picks so everything wasn’t perfect. Southern Methodist quarterback Ben Hicks hit 19-32 for 209 yards but a par of interceptions ruining what should have been a decent passing attack. Courtland Sutton led SMU with three receptions for 62 yards but Braeden West was the offensive star with 220 rushing yards with 22 yard and 66 yard scoring runs.
The over is 4-0 in Horned Frogs last 4 games overall and is 6-0 in Horned Frogs last 6 games in September while going 5-0 in Horned Frogs last 5 non-conference games. The under is 4-0 in Mustangs last 4 games overall and is 4-0 in Mustangs last 4 games following a ATS win while the Mustangs are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game. The over is 6-1-1 in the last 8 meetings and the Horned Frogs are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 meetings while the underdog is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 meetings. Right or wrong, just to many points…