Authored by College Football Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Football game on Thursday November 27, 2014 at 7:30 pm EST.
The (9-1) Texas Christian Horned Frogs of the Big Twelve Conference will make the trip from the MetroPlex to Capital of the Lone Star State to take on the (6-5) Texas Longhorns also of the Big Twelve in 2014 NCAA Football action. They will play at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. This Sports Handicapper believes the TCU Horned Frogs are a bit overrated and will no play in the BCS playoffs, but will get a good bowl invitation. The Texas Longhorn Football program has been down due to lack of recruiting, and their new coaching staff will get it back on track. The Opening Betting Line has the Texas Longhorns as a 7-point home underdog Against The Spread, and the total is at 55′-points for Thursday game.
2014 TCU Horned Frogs have reeled off five wins in a row after their October 11th road loss at Baylor. TCU barely got past Kansas on the road 34-30 on November 15th. The under has come in TCU last four played on Thursday’s and were 1-1 both straight up and ATS their last two against Texas. There was a time when TCU couldn’t compete with their in-state rivals. Texas Christian University is 8-2 Against The Spread, going over the total seven times and staying under three their last ten2014 College Football Expert Point Spread Predictions. TCU will be led on offense by Junior Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Trevone Boykin for their Thanksgiving day game at Texas. The key to a TCU win is how good Boykin performs, he has been spectacular in all phases of the game this season, and he will be called upon again to play a flawless game.
The 2014 Texas Longhorns took a few steps back when starting quarterback David Ash was forced out of football due to concussions. Texas is on a three-game winning streak and has covered the number in all three. Texas is 4-0 ATS in the month of November, they have uncharacteristically lost three home games this season. Texas has gone over the total only three time in their last ten games. Texas will be led on offense by Sophomore quarterback Tyrone Swoopes, who threw for over 300 yards and three touchdowns in their last game which was a 28-7 road win at Oklahoma State. The key to a Texas win is for first-year head coach /Charlie Strong to devise a defensive scheme to stop the high-powered TCU offense.
Free Pick: Texas+7.