The West Virginia Mountaineers will hit the road in week ten to face the TCU Horned Frogs in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday afternoon.
Start time from TCU is set for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPNU.
The college football point spread in this encounter has the home side TCU Horned Frogs favored by -13 ½ points with the total lined at 45 ½ points.
West Virginia is 3-5 on the 2013 season after a 35-12 road defeat last week to the Kansas St Wildcats as a +13 ½ point underdog. The game finished at under 52 ½ points. The Mountaineers have now lost three straight. The team was within two of Kansas St after three quarters but got outscored 21-0 in the final quarter.
The Mountaineers offense amassed 367 yards with 103 running for 3 ½ yards per carry. Clint Trickett hit on 15 of 28 passes for 227 yards. The team turned it over three times and forced two from Kansas St. West Virginia had trouble sustaining drives with 4 of 16 conversions on third down. On defense they allowed 448 yards to Kansas St with 291 yards passing and four touchdown passes to the Wildcats quarterbacks.
TCU has lost two straight to fall to 3-5 on the year after a 30-7 home defeat last week to the Texas Longhorns as a -3 point betting favorite. The game total landed at under 49 points. The Horned Frogs fell behind 20-7 at the half they get shutout in the second half.
The team gained 246 yards offensively with 45 running for 2 yards per attempt. Casey Pachall completed 13 of 34 throws for 139 yards and a pick. On the defensive side of the football the Horned Frogs allowed the Longhorns offense 415 yards with 187 rushing for 3 ½ yards per carry. TCU had three turnovers and took two away from Texas.