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Week 5: Saturday’s Best Football Analysis for Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs 10/02/2021

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Week 5 Saturday's Best Football Analysis for Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs 10-02-2021

Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs 10/02/2021 – The TCU Horned Frogs just experienced their first loss of the season and hope to bounce back from the bitter defeat. This team will be hosting their next game this NCAA Football Week 5 against a team knocking at the Top 25 rankings with the Texas Longhorns. Both teams are set to meet this Friday, October 2 at the Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. ABC Sports will be covering the game live and the telecast begins at exactly 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. SofaScore is the best place to catch the online live stream. Even with the home-field advantage, the college betting spreads have the TCU Horned Frogs as the underdog against the Texas Longhorns. 

Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs 10/02/2021

When: Saturday, October 2, 12:00 PM ET
Where: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
TV: ABC
Stream: Sofascore
Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs 10/02/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Longhorns -4 (-110) 65.5 o (-107) -200
Horned Frogs +4 (-110) 65.5 u (-107) +160
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Texas Longhorns

After losing to the Arkansas Razorbacks, the Texas Longhorns managed to win back-to-back games leading to NCAA Football Week 5. They were able to shut out the Rice Owls, 58-0, and carried the momentum against the Texas Tech Red Raiders winning by 35 points. Casey Thompson did his part and dominated the field as this QB tallied 303 yards and five touchdown passes in 78% completion. Xavier Worthy was on the other end of those touchdown passes three times and he finished with 100 yards and five catches. Roshchon Johnson had the most rushing attempts with 18 and managed to reach the end zone twice.

Players to Watch: C. Thompson QB (CMP 42, ATT 54, YDS 565, CMP% 77.8, AVG 10.5, LNG 62, TD 8, INT 2, SACK 1, SYL -8, RTG 207.1), H. Card QB (CMP 24, ATT 39, YDS 314, CMP% 61.5, AVG 8.1, LNG 41, TD 2, INT 0, SACK 6, SYL -31, RTG 146.1), B. Robinson RB (ATT 70, YDS 436, AVG 6.2, LNG 62, TD 5), R. Johnson RB (ATT 25, YDS 206, AVG 8.2, LNG 72, TD 3), X. Worthy WR (REC 14, YDS 246, AVG 17.6, LNG 62, TD 4).

TCU Horned Frogs

The TCU Horned Frogs started the season well, winning their first two matches. The first was against the Duquesne Dukes in dominating fashion with the final score settling at 45-3. The most recent was with the California Golden Bears winning by just two points. They experienced their first loss of the season against the Southern Methodist Mustangs and it was a high-scoring affair, 34-42. Max Duggan was manning the QB position and was able to finish with 276 yards, three touchdown passes and 16-of-28 completion. Three different WRs were on the other end of his passes but Taye Barber was the most efficient with five catches and 114 yards.

Players to Watch: M. Duggan QB (CMP 47, ATT 78, YDS 717, CMP% 60.3, AVG 9.2, LNG 60, TD 7, INT 2, SACK 5, SYL -46, RTG 162), (ATT 31, YDS 110, AVG 3.5, LNG 33, TD 2), M. Downing QB (CMP 3, ATT 4, YDS 26, CMP% 75, AVG 6.5, LNG 12, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 129.6), Z. Evans RB (ATT 42, YDS 330, AVG 7.9, LNG 51, TD 2), T. Barber WR (REC 7, YDS 161, AVG 23, LNG 60, TD 1).

Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs Betting Numbers

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Texas Longhorns

Texas are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas’ last 6 games.
Longhorns are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Texas are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against Texas Christian.
Texas are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Texas Christian.

TCU Horned Frogs

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas Christian’s last 6 games.
Texas Christian are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas Christian’s last 9 games against Texas.
Horned Frogs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Texas Christian are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.

Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs Betting Picks

This is going to be a great game to start Saturday football as the top online sportsbook forecasts a close battle. The Texas Longhorns will be the safer bet to take as compared to the TCU Horned Frogs with their winning tradition.