TCU Vs. SMU: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions And Tips – September 24, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 21, 2022

The Iron Skillet is on the line when the TCU Horned Frogs (2-0) and the SMU Mustangs (2-1) meet. The Mustangs (+108 on the moneyline to win) will host the Horned Frogs (-2) on September 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM ET. The total for the matchup is set at 70.5 points.

The betting trends in this article reflect odds as of September 23, 2022 at 9:23 AM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

TCU Vs. SMU Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for TCU vs SMU
Spread Over/Under
SMU (+2) Under (70.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison

TCU Stats (Rank) SMU
48.5 (9) Points Per Game 40.0 (30)
15.0 (31) Points Per Game Against 20.0 (47)
294.0 (27) Pass Yards 346.7 (10)
222.5 (75) Pass Yards Against 194.0 (43)
227.5 (19) Rush Yards 169.0 (59)
99.0 (41) Rush Yards Against 177.7 (105)
1 (9) Giveaways 7 (116)
2 (98) Takeaways 5 (23)
+1 Turnover Differential -2

TCU Vs. SMU Betting Insights

TCU Stats And Trends

  • TCU has two wins against the spread this season.
  • TCU has covered every time (2-0) as a 2-point favorite or greater this year.
  • One of TCU’s two games this season has hit the over.
  • The over/under in this game is 70.5 points, 7.5 higher than the average total in Horned Frogs games this season.

SMU Stats And Trends

  • SMU has posted one win against the spread this year.
  • SMU doesn’t have a win ATS (0-1) as a 2-point underdog or greater this season.
  • No SMU game has gone over the point total this season.
  • Not one Mustangs game this season has finished with more than 70.5 combined points scored.
  • Games involving the Mustangs this year have averaged 68.0 points per game, a 2.5-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

TCU Players To Watch

  • Kendre Miller’s team-high 108 rushing yards (54.0 per game) have come on 21 carries, with two touchdowns this year.
  • This season Emani Bailey has rushed for 89 yards (44.5 per game) on seven carries with one touchdown.
  • Jordan Hudson’s 84 receiving yards (42.0 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s totaled six receptions and one touchdown.
  • Taye Barber has collected 75 receiving yards (37.5 yards per game), reeling in four passes this year.
  • Blake Nowell’s four receptions have turned into 69 yards (34.5 ypg).

SMU Players To Watch

  • Tanner Mordecai leads SMU with 1,013 passing yards (337.7 ypg) on 70-of-117 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to three interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, T.J. McDaniel, has carried the ball 24 times for 156 yards (52.0 per game), with two touchdowns this year.
  • This season Tre Siggers has taken 31 carries for 140 yards (70.0 per game) and one touchdown.
  • Rashee Rice’s 491 receiving yards (163.7 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s totaled 28 receptions and three touchdowns.
  • Jordan Kerley has recorded 133 receiving yards (44.3 yards per game) and one touchdown, hauling in six passes this year.
  • RJ Maryland’s four catches have turned into 88 yards (29.3 ypg) and one touchdown.

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