TCU vs. West Virginia Fearless Prediction & Game Preview
Check out the TCU vs. West Virginia fearless prediction and game preview.
TCU (4-0) vs. West Virginia (3-1) Game Preview
Broadcast, TV, Game Time
Date: Saturday, October 7th
Game Time: 3:30 pm ET
Venue: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
So, when do we start to think TCU is really good?
No one seemed to care about or pay attention to the 28-7 win at Arkansas, and there was a little ripple after rolling by everyone’s darling, Oklahoma State, two weeks ago in a 44-31 performance.
There’s still plenty of work to do with road games at Kansas State, Oklahoma and Texas Tech, but for this week the national spotlight is on the Horned Frogs – finally – with the GameDay crew coming to town.
West Virginia is pretty good, too.
But unlike TCU, the Mountaineers has yet to beat anyone … anyone.
East Carolina, Delaware State, and Kansas? Yippee.
With three of the next four games at home, and the road game in that mix the layup at Baylor, it’s time to go on a run. But the best thing on the resume can’t be a decent performance in a loss to Virginia Tech.
From 2012 to 2014, these two played some wars, with the three games decided by a combined five points. But the last two games have been ugly blowouts, with TCU winning 34-10 last year after West Virginia came up with a 40-10 win in 2015.
One Reason Why West Virginia Will Win
America, welcome back to Will Grier.
On fire, he’s cranked up 304 yards or more in all four games with 13 touchdown passes and a spread-out three picks. Everything the team could’ve asked for, he’s been that and more.
Gary Jennings leads the teams in receiving, but David Sills has risen up into a superstar, catching 26 passes for 396 yards and seven scores for the high-octane attack.
The nation’s second-best offense in yards and scoring is rolling.
This is a talented, veteran team that won’t have a problem on the road against a good offensive team. The Mountaineers will keep the pressure on with their offense for a full four quarters. Grier is now proven – this might be his moment to make a national statement.
One Reason Why TCU Will Win
The Horned Frogs are doing everything right.
The punting game might be mediocre statistically, but that’s only because it’s working within a system.
Kenny Hill and the passing game might be rolling and getting all of the attention, but this might be a game for the TCU ground attack.
Kansas – for all of its problems – was able to tear off 367 yards and three scores with several big dashes. TCU is getting a big season out of Darius Anderson and company with a consistent running game that’s a sure thing to hit 200 yards every time out.
Even the one game this year TCU wasn’t able to hit the 200-yard mark, it ran for 195 yards and four scores in a tough guy performance against Arkansas.
The Horned Frogs are great at dominating the clock – keeping the ball for 33:37 a game – while West Virginia is 105th in the nation in time of possession.
What’s Going To Happen
West Virginia will get its passing game going and Grier will look great, but this is another TCU showcase game.
The lines have been fantastic, Kenny Hill has been solid, and this is a strong, balanced team that doesn’t seem to be knocked off its game in any way. The Horned Frogs are unflappable and relentless.
The Mountaineers are great, but TCU is going to show why it might just be the Big 12’s best team.
TCU vs. West Virginia Prediction
TCU 41, West Virginia 31
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