2012 Big 12 College Football Week 8 Free Pick: TCU +2.5 vs. Texas Tech

2012 Big 12 College Football Week 8 Free Pick: TCU +2.5 vs. Texas Tech

2012 Big 12 College Football Week 8 Free Pick: TCU +2.5 vs. Texas Tech
By ATSSportsline.com

FORT WORTH, TX (ATS Consultants) – TCU hosts No. 18 Texas Tech on Saturday at 3:30PM ET on ABC, live from Amon G. Carter Stadium.

Texas Tech is 5-1 on the season and 2-0 on the road while TCU is 5-1 overall and 2-1 at home. The Horned Frogs are 3-3 against the spread this season while the Red Raiders are 5-1 ATS. Texas Tech has won 4 of its last 6 against TCU.

Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have Texas Tech favored to win this game, as the Red Raiders have odds of -2.5 points at TCU. The over/under total for the game has been set at 55 points.

Line Movement: Opening odds had TCU as a slight favorite, giving the Horned Frogs a spread of -1.5. The spread then quickly moved to Texas Tech, peaking at its current line of the Red Raiders -2.5.

Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 63% are going on Texas Tech with odds of -2.5 points at TCU. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: TCU is 7-1 ATS L8 after allowing more than 280 yds passing last game. TCU’s tough defense gets challenged by a Red Raiders’ offense that averages 40.7 ppg and 537.3 ypg. The TCU offense has been strong, averaging 33.2ppg and 429.3ypg. QB Trevone Boykin has taken over for Casey Pachall and was fantastic last week in their 49-21 road win over Baylor. Josh Boyce (30 rec. for 381yds) and Brandon Carter (26 for 425yds) make up one of the better receiving duos in the Big 12. But it’s still about the defense, as TCU is allowing just 14.5ppg and 300 yards per game. The unit leads the nation in turnovers forced with 20 (14 INTs, six fumbles). Jason Verrett leads the team with four INTs.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: TCU +2.5

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