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TCU vs. Colorado Preview – NCAA College Football

September 29, 2010

On Saturday at Hughes Stadium, the 5th-ranked TCU Horned Frogs and the Colorado State Rams.

In College Football Odds, the Horned Frogs are a 33.5-point favorite.

In the past seven head-to-head meetings, Texas Christian is 6-1 SU and 5-2 ATS. On Oct. 17 last season, the teams last met, a 44-6 win for the Horned Frogs. A 23.5-point home favorite, cashed TCO. Over the total of 49.5, slipped the score.

TCU beat the Southern Methodist Mustangs 41-24 on the road on Friday. As a 17.5-point favorite, TCU failed to cover in the match, while 65 combined points moved the game over for totals bettors.

Against the Idaho Vandals, Colorado State was a 36-34 winner in their most recent outing at home. As underdogs, the Rams covered the 8-point spread, while the total sent over.

TCU has won 4 straight games and it is 4-0 SU and 1-2 ATS. Colorado State is 1-3 ATS and 1-3 SU.

TCU is 18-1 SU in its last 19 games overall and it is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road.

Colorado State is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games overall and it is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home.

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NCAA Football bettors back BYU in ‘pick’em’

October 15, 2008

The unbeaten Brigham Young Cougars visit rival Texas Christian Horned Frogs on Thursday (8 pm ET, ESPN), in a Mountain West Conference matchup that most sportsbooks have as a pick’em.

But that hasn’t stopped NCAA Football bettors from backing BYU, which is getting nearly 72 per cent of wagers placed on the game at Sportsbooks.

BYU opened as 1½-point favorites but the spread has shrunk to 0 at Sportsbooks. The over/under total is 45½.

BYU is undefeated at 6-0 SU and TCU is 6-1. Both teams are undefeated in the Mountain West Conference, with BYU 2-0 SU and TCU 3-0 SU.

The Cougars are 4-1 and 3-2 ATS in the past five meetings, including a 27-22 win when the teams last squared off on Nov. 8 last season. BYU fell short of covering the 7-point home spread but the score made it over the total of 46½.

Last week, BYU quarterback Max Hall completed 22 of 34 passes for 258 yards and three TDs as BYU ran over New Mexico 21-3. BYU failed to cover the 23.5-point spread, and the 24 points went well below the total of 48.

Hall has tossed 20 touchdowns with just four interceptions this season. In last year’s matchup with TCU, Hall threw for over 300 yards and a touchdown.

TCU beat Colorado State 13-7 in Week 7. Texas Christian couldn’t cover as 13-point road favorites and the score went under the 49.5-point total.

On the injury front, Cougars WR Spencer Hafoka (foot) is listed as questionable.