Kansas State at TCU - 12/3/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

TCU Horned Frogs (12-0) vs Kansas State Wildcats (9-3)

Game Info: Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm (AT&T Stadium)

Betting Odds: TCU Horned Frogs -2.5 -- Over/Under: 61.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas State Wildcats will play the TCU Horned Frogs in the Big 12 Championship Game on Saturday afternoon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-3 (7-2) this season after they defeated Kansas by a score of 47-27 in their last game. Kansas State out gained Kansas by a total of 443-307 and went 7-13 on third down attempts in the win. The Kansas State offense is averaging 33.4 points per game with 211.5 passing yards per game and 210 rushing yards per game. Will Howard has thrown for 1,224 yards, 13 touchdowns, and two interceptions for the Wildcats this season. Deuce Vaughn has rushed for 1,295 yards and seven scores, while Malik Knowles has caught 46 passes for 679 yards and two touchdowns for Kansas State. The Kansas State defense is giving up 19.4 points per game and 357.3 yards per game.

The TCU Horned Frogs are 12-0 (9-0) this season after they defeated Iowa State by a score of 62-14 in their last game. TCU only gained 377 total yards, but forced three turnovers and two turnovers on downs in the win. The TCU offense is averaging 41.3 points per game with 274.8 passing yards per game and 198.5 rushing yards per game. Max Duggan has thrown for 3,070 yards, 29 touchdowns, and three interceptions, while also rushing for 294 yards and five touchdowns for the Horned Frogs this season. Kendre Miller has rushed for 1,260 yards and 16 scores, while Quentin Johnston (questionable) has caught 49 passes for 764 yards and five touchdowns for TCU. The TCU defense is allowing 24.5 points per game and 383.5 yards per game.

Kansas State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games and 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games against a team with a winning record. The over is 4-1 in Kansas State’s last 5 games on turf. TCU is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 neutral site games. The under is 12-4 in TCU’s last 16 December games. The under is 6-1 in these two teams last 7 head to head meetings.

TCU comes into this game looking to solidify their spot in the College Football Playoff, while Kansas State tries to play spoiler and win the Big 12 Championship. TCU defeated Kansas State by a score of 38-28 earlier this season. Kansas State has looked very good in their last three games and has out scored their opponents by a total of 126-63. TCU blew the doors off of Iowa State in their last game, but struggled to get by Baylor and Texas in the games prior. I think we are going to see plenty of points in this game, so I am going to take the over.

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

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