The Horned Frogs opened as 1.5-point favorites at top College Football betting sites before they received enough betting support to drive the odds up to TCU -2.5. Action on the OVER has moved the total up to 62 points after opening at 60.5 points. The UNDER is 6-1 in TCU’s last 7 college football games against Kansas State.
The TCU Horned Frogs (12-0 SU, 9-2-1 ATS) have a record of 1-3 SU straight up and ATS against the spread in their last 4 games against the Kansas State Wildcats (9-3, 8-3-1). The Horned Frogs will be trying to remain unbeaten and earn the Big 12 championship.
2022 Big 12 Championship Kansas State vs. TCU Odds by MyBookie.ag
|Kansas||+2½ (-110)||62 (-110)||+115|
|TCU||-2½ (-110)||62 (-110)||-135|
Betting Kansas State WildCats
The Wildcats finished their regular season with a 47-27 victory in Rivalry Week versus the Kansas Jayhawks as 12-point home faves at the best online sportsbooks. Kansas State ran the ball 42 times for 230 rushing yards on the ground and four touchdown scores.
Deuce Vaughn had 25 carries and 147 rushing yards to lead the way. The team improved to a 3-0 record SU straigth up and ATS against the spread its last 3 games. They are now sitting at 7-2 SU straight up and 6-2-1 ATS against the spread in the last nine.
Starting QB Adrian Martinez withdrew from Kansas State’s 38-28 loss versus the Horned Frogs on October 22 after the second drive. Will Howard went in and threw 13-for-20 with 220 passing yards, two passing touchdown scores and one pick.
Howard has been remarkable ever since then with 999 passing yards through the air and an 11-to-1 touchdown-to-interception ratio in 4 football games as a starting QB. He is going to get another chance at TCU on Saturday.
Kansas State went to the halftime with a 28-17 lead on the road versus TCU in October before they were outscored 21-0 in the second half. Should the Wildcats be able to get off to another solid start in this neutral-site game, they might have a better chance of holding on to the lead for the win.
Betting TCU Hornet Frogs
The Horned Frogs have an average winning margin of 17 points per game this year. They have already defeated the Wildcats by 10 points. If TCU keeps playing at the same level as they have all season on Saturday, they should remain unbeaten and be on their merry way to the College Football Playoff.
The Horned Frogs kept rewarding their backers at top sports betting sites in Saturday’s regular-season closer. They cruised to a 62-14 win over Iowa State as 9.5-point faves. Max Duggan threw 17-for-24 with 212 passing yards, three passing touchdown scores and no picks in the blowout victory.
Duggan has been great this season with 3,070 passing yards through the air, 29 touchdown passing scores and only 3 picks along with 294 rushing yards on the ground and five rushing TDs. TCU heads into the Big 12 championship game with a flawless 12-0 SU record and a remarkable 9-2-1 ATS record.
In spite of their dominance, the Horned Frogs have not been favorites of double digits at top sports betting sites since Week 2. They have been an underdog two times in their last 9 games. Many college football aficionados and experts were under the impression that TCU’s successful season was not sustainable coming off a 5-7 season in 2021. However, the Horned Frogs have demonstrated that their doubters are wrong with a consistently solid play.
2022 Big 12 Championship Kansas State vs. TCU Pick
Kansas State is 4-1 ATS in their past five games overall and 5-2-1 ATS in their last eight games against a team with a winning record. The over is 4-1 in their past five games after an ATS win. TCU is 5-1 ATS in their last six conference games and 5-1 ATs in their last six games overall. The under is 4-1 in their last five games after an ATS win.
We understand the case one could make for K-State. The thing however is that we do not think that we are getting enough points for us to consider K-State in the underdog spot. TCU has encountered adversity over and over and over and over again, against their opponents in the course of the season.
This may be one of their stiffest challenges thus far, but we think it is one that FCU can and will overcome. Take the Horned Frogs in this here college football game to keep their CFP hopes alive and well.