Iowa State vs. TCU - 10/5/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iowa State vs. TCU
Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:01 AM (Jack Trice Stadium)
Jack Trice Stadium will play host to a Saturday afternoon college football matchup between the TCU Horned Frogs and the Iowa State Cyclones. The Horned Frogs have won three of their first four games, with their only loss coming by three points vs SMU. On Saturday, TCU scored 38 straight points to start the game and cruised to a 51-14 home victory versus Kansas. The Horned Frogs limited the Jayhawks to 159 total yards and eight first downs.
Freshman QB Max Duggan led touchdown drives on all three of his first-half possessions. Darius Anderson rushed for 118 yards and a score for the Horned Frogs.
The Iowa State Cyclones have split their first four games and will be looking to make a statement at home. On Saturday, Iowa State roared back with 21 straight points in the fourth quarter before falling by a 23-21 final score at Baylor. The Cyclones took a one-point lead with 3:45 remaining, but lost on a 38 yard field goal with 21 seconds left.
Iowa State QB Brock Purdy completed 27-of-45 passes for 342 yards and two touchdowns. Deshaunte Jones hauled in seven passes for 77 yards in a losing effort for the Cyclones.
TCU leads the all-time series with an 8-2 record and escaped last season with a 17-14 home victory. The defenses will dominate once again, but look for Iowa State to exact revenge in a game that stays under the total. Final Score Prediction, Iowa State Cyclones 21-17.