When most college football betting fans think of the football in the state of Texas, they think of traditional powerhouse squads like the University of Texas Longhorns, the A&M Aggies and even in recent years the Texas Tech Red Raiders thanks to the successes for former coach Mike Leach.
But no one thinks of schools like Texas Christian University or Southern Methodist University when the topic Texas football comes up. Aside from their names, there’s really not been anything that has set these schools apart in the college football ranks and neither has achieved much of anything.
However, the fact of the matter is TCU is the #4 ranked team in the NCAA football betting action, and the highest ranked team in the Republic of Texas. Not the ‘Horns, not the Aggies…the Horned Frogs!
On Friday these two teams will still the Friday Night Lights coverage from the talented high school teams playing across the state. SMU, enjoying a resurgence of its own under second-year coach June Jones, had been led by a high flying spread offense which has been turning some heads.
Kickoff for this Friday matchup is set for 8:05 Eastern Time and sbg global opened with the Horned Frogs as a 18-point favorite with an over/under total at 55.5.
There is little reason to believe that TCU won’t win this game and win it by a lot of points. The Horned frogs enter game 3-0 and the Mustangs an impressive 2-1. Both teams have played relatively well against some decent competition but TCU is simply the better team.
The Horned Frog defense is stifling as it’s given up just 5 TDs in 3 games and is allowing just 88.0 yards on the ground per game and just 134.7 yards in the air. The Mustangs need a big passing game out of QB Kyle Jones and they’re not likely to get it as the team ranks just 73rd nationally against the pass and against this TCU defense they’re not likely to do much.
TCU will come out on top in this sports betting matchup.