TCU at Kansas - 10/8/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

Kansas Jayhawks (5-0) vs TCU Horned Frogs (4-0)

Game Info: Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 12:00 pm (Kivisto Field at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium)

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The TCU Horned Frogs will play the Kansas Jayhawks in a Big 12 Conference Game on Saturday afternoon at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The TCU Horned Frogs are 4-0 (1-0) this season after they defeated Oklahoma by a score of 55-24 in their last game. TCU scored 41 points in the first half of this game and gained 668 total yards in the win. The TCU offense is averaging 48.5 points per game with 297.8 passing yards per game and 251.8 rushing yards per game. Max Duggan has thrown for 997 yards and 11 touchdowns, while also rushing for 149 yards and two touchdowns for the Horned Frogs this season. Kendre Miller has rushed for 386 yards and five scores, while Taye Barber has caught 11 passes for 208 yards and one touchdown for TCU. The TCU defense is giving up 22 points per game and 368.5 yards per game.

The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-0 (2-0) this season after they defeated Iowa State by a score of 14-11 last week. Kansas scored all of their points in the second quarter and was held to only 213 total yards, but was able to stop Iowa State on defense and get the win. The Kansas offense is averaging 40.4 points per game with 201.4 passing yards per game and 218.6 rushing yards per game. Jalon Daniels has thrown for 983 yards, 11 touchdowns, and one interception, while also rushing for 329 yards and five touchdowns for the Jayhawks this season. Devin Neal has rushed for 333 yards and four scores, while Luke Grimm has caught 19 passes for 208 yards and two touchdowns for Kansas. The Kansas defense is allowing 24 points per game and 382.6 yards per game.

TCU is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games and 7-17 ATS in their last 24 October games. The over is 4-1 in TCU’s last 5 games. Kansas is 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. The over is 19-8-1 in Kansas’ last 28 games. The underdog is 7-3 ATS in these two teams last 10 head to head meetings.

This is not the undefeated matchup that most people expected to begin the season, but that is exactly what we have here. Kansas was able to survive a very poor offensive game against Iowa State, while TCU dominated Oklahoma. Neither defense is very good and I expect both offenses to move the ball fairly easily. I like the over in this game.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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