LA Tech Bulldogs (4-3) at TCU Horned Frogs (5-4)
College Football: Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Amon G. Carter Stadium)
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs -21.5 -- Over/Under: 53.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The TCU Horned Frogs face off with the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in week 15 college football action from Amon G. Carter Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs will look to build on their 5-3 record after a 42-31 win over North Texas last time out. Luke Anthony has thrown for 1,318 yards, 15 touchdowns and 5 interceptions on 62.8% passing while Aaron Allen has 530 yards, 4 touchdowns and 3 interceptions on 67.4% passing. Israel Tucker has 497 rushing yards to lead LA Tech’s backfield with 4 touchdowns while Justin Henderson has 252 rushing yards. Adrian Hardy leads the Bulldogs in receiving with 440 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns while Smoke Harris, Griffin Hebert and Cee Jay Powell all have 200+ receiving yards and the Bulldogs have another three receivers with 100+ receiving yards this season. On defense, Tyler Grubbs leads the Bulldogs with 75 total tackles while Trey Baldwin has a team-high 38 solo tackles. Bee Jay Williamson has a team-high 3 interceptions while Milton Williams has 4.5 sacks.
The TCU Horned Frogs will look to build on back-to-back wins after a 29-22 win over Oklahoma State last time out to improve to 5-4 on the year. Max Duggan has thrown for 1,635 yards, 9 touchdowns and 4 picks on 69.9% passing while also leading the Horned Frogs in rushing with 513 yards and 9 touchdowns. Darwin Barlow has 427 rushing yards with 4 scores while Xach Evans and Kendre Miller each have 200+ rushing yards. Quentin Johnston leads the Horned Frogs with 354 receiving yards while Taye Barber has 320 receiving yards on a team-high 30 grabs. Derius Davis and Blair Conwright each have 200+ receiving yards and Pro Wells and Emari Demercado each have 100+ receiving yards for the Horned Frogs this season. On defense, Garret Wallow leads TCU with 77 total tackles including a team-high 43 solo tackles while Ochaun Mathis has a team-high 7 sacks. Trevon Moehrig and La’Kendrick Van Zandt each have a pair of interceptions this season.
Louisiana Tech is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games in December and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games while the under is 6-0 in their last 6 games on grass. TCU is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall while the under is 5-0 in their last 5 games following a win.
I get that TCU has had more consistent game action in recent weeks, but TCU also is prime for a letdown after such a big win over Oklahoma State and this was just too many points to be giving up to Louisiana Tech as it were. The Bulldogs are a pretty good C-USA team despite a lack of game action and I think they’re more than capable of keeping this one within the number so I’ll take my chances with Louisiana Tech and the points in this one.