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TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Longhorns College Football Betting Analysis

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Longhorns NCAA Betting Preview

This weekend is filled with tremendous online college football betting opportunities. One such matchup is this Saturday’s TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Longhorns pairing. Both teams are off to an alright start and will be looking to get a leg up in this year’s Big 12 race by picking up a conference win over one another. What kind of turnout are the online legal betting odds predicting for this Big 12 contest?

TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Longhorns – Saturday, September 22nd           

When: 5:30 pm ET

Where: Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas

TV: Fox

Stream: Fox Sports Go

Online College Football Betting Odds:

TCU -3 (-110)   -153
Texas +3 (-110) +133
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TCU Horned Frogs   

The Horned Frogs leap into this weekend’s action flashing a 2-1 record. So far this season, TCU has yet to face a Big 12 opponent but are hopeful they can pick up their first conference in of the season this upcoming weekend. Coming off a 40-28 loss to Ohio State, the Horned Frogs need a solid rebound this weekend in order to keep their morale high. Looking over the numbers, this weekend’s matchup should come down to the wire. Right now TCU is averaging 41.7 points per game, significantly higher than what Texas is putting up. On defense the advantage goes to TCU as well. The Longhorns are currently giving up 23.0 per outing while TCU is giving up slightly less at 19.7. With those figures in mind, it’s clear this one could be coming down to some last second heroics. If that’s the case, then the odds might be stacked against the Horned Frogs, despite the fact that they’re pegged as an online college football betting favorite here.

Players to Watch: Shawn Robinson (644 passing yards, 5 TD, 3 INT), Darius Anderson (259 rushing yards, 2 TD, 8.9 AVG), and Jalen Reagor (196 receiving yards, 1 TD, 15 REC).

Texas Longhorns

Coming off a 37-14 routing of No. 22 USC, Texas is feeling pretty good about their chances this Saturday. Numbers wise Texas can certainly hold their own against the Horned Frogs. The program is averaging 425.7 total yards per game which is right up there with the 467.7 TCU is delivering. On defense the numbers are very close as well; TCU allots 317.7 yard to their opponent while Texas gives up 359.0. The run game will likely play an important role this weekend since both teams run the ball well. Considering how evenly matched both sides are, whoever maintains ball control and better field position should come out on top.

Players to Watch: Sam Ehlinger (723 passing yards, 6 TD, 2 INT), Tre Watson (198 rushing yards, 0 TD, 4.1 AVG), and Lil’Jordan Humphrey (275 receiving yards, 2 TD, 17 REC).

TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Longhorns Betting Predictions


  • Texas Christian is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas Christian’s last 6 games when playing Texas
  • Texas Christian is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
  • The TOTAL has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas’s last 13 games at home
  • Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Longhorns Betting Picks

So which side should cell phone betting fans take in this TCU Horned Frogs vs. Texas Longhorns Illini matchup? You can make an argument that this matchup is a tossup. Therefore, taking Texas at home isn’t a terrible option here. The Longhorns enter riding a 2-game win streak, will be playing at home and are facing an opponent coming off a tough loss. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 38-35 Texas.