|2013 FOX College Football Week 8 Odds & Spread: TCU vs. Oklahoma State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 16 October 2013 10:00|
TCU vs. Oklahoma St. Odds
TCU is 3-3 overall, 1-2 in the Big 12, 0-2 on the road and 2-4 against the spread. Oklahoma State is 4-1 overall, 1-1 in conference play, 3-0 at home and 2-3 against the spread. Oklahoma State has won its last two against the Horned Frogs.
Trends show that TCU is 1-6 against the spread in its last 7 games following a win while Oklahoma State is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 home games and 11-2 ATS in its last 13 games following a cover.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma State is the favorite at home, as the Cowboys have odds of -7 points against TCU on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 50.5 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma State favored by 7. The spread went to 7.5 before falling back to 7. The over/under total opened at 52.5 points and quickly fell to 50.5.
Oklahoma State is coming off a 33-29 win over Kansas State two weeks ago. The Cowboys are posting an impressive 38 points per game this year, while allowing 20 points per game defensively. J.W. Walsh has thrown for 1,209 yards and nine touchdowns while rushing for 265 yards and three scores to lead Oklahoma State this season.
TCU has alternated wins and losses all season and the Horned Frogs are coming off a 27-17 win over Kansas last week. TCU’s defense hasn’t been too bad, allowing just 21.3 points per game. The trouble has been with the offense, which is posting just 27.8 points and 331.1 yards per game. Quarterback Trevone Boykin has thrown for 964 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 247 yards and three scores. B.J. Catalon has added 313 rushing yards with five scores.
In terms of Injuries, Oklahoma State receiver Austin Hays is questionable with an undisclosed injury. TCU defensive end Matt Anderson (knee) and tight end Griffin Gilbert (back) are both out.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oklahoma State, as the Cowboys are getting 61% of the wagers with odds of -7 points against TCU on Saturday.