|2012 ESPN Thursday Night College Football Week 13 Odds: TCU vs. Texas|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 22 November 2012 12:30|
TCU vs. Texas Odds
Texas is 8-2 on the season, 5-2 in Big 12 play and 4-1 at home. TCU is 6-4 overall, 3-4 in the Big 12 and 4-1 on the road. The Longhorns are 5-5 against the spread this season while the Horned Frogs are 4-6 ATS. Texas has won its last four meetings with TCU, dating back to 1993.
Trends show that TCU is 9-1 against the spread in its last 10 games following a loss and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a bye. Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games following a win.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Texas is the favorite at home, as the Longhorns have odds of -7 points against TCU. The over/under total has been set at 57 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Texas favored by 8 points. The spread hit a peak of 8.5 points during the week and is currently at its low with Texas favored by 7 points.
Texas is coming off a 33-7 win over Iowa State last week. The Longhorns have now won four straight games since suffering back-to-back losses to West Virginia and Oklahoma. The Longhorns come into this game averaging 39.6 points per game on offense, while the defense is allowing 29.1 points per game. Quarterback David Ash is leading this team with 2,354 passing yards and 17 touchdowns.
TCU is coming off a 23-10 loss to Kansas State back on Nov. 10. The Horned Frogs have lost three of their last four games and their lone win in that stretch was by one point in double overtime. TCU is averaging 31.5 points per game this season on offense while the defense is allowing 24 points per contest. The offense is being led by receiver Josh Boyce, who has caught 56 passes for 756 yards and seven touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, TCU defensive tackle David Johnson is out with an undisclosed injury. Texas receiver Miles Onyegbule is questionable with an ankle injury while linebacker Kendall Thompson is questionable with a concussion.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Texas. The Longhorns are getting 60% of the wagers with odds of -7 points against TCU on Thursday.