TCU vs. Louisiana Tech Pick & Point Spread: Poinsettia Bowl: December 21st 2011
2011 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl – The TCU Horned Frogs will look to use their explosive offense to beat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs when they meet in the 2011 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif., on Wednesday December 21 at 8:00 PM ET. This insightful betting breakdown will give college football gamblers the insight they’ll need in order to make a wise wager on this intriguing bowl game matchup.
2011 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
TCU vs. Louisiana Tech
Where: Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif.,
When: December 21st 2011 8:00 PM ET
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Point Spread: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (+10.5) vs. TCU Horned Frogs (-10.5) Over/Under 55.5
Louisiana Tech (8-4 SU, 10-2 ATS, 5-7 O/U)
The Bulldogs won their final seven games of the season, including their impressive 44-0 blowout of New Mexico State in their regular season finale to cash in as a whopping 23-point home favorite.
The Bulldogs ranked 45th in passing (245.6 ypg), 68th in rushing (151.9 ypg) and a stellar 42nd in scoring (30.6 ypg). Quarterback Nick Isham struggled this season in throwing eight TD passes and seven interceptions.
Defensively, the Bulldogs were a monster in stopping the run as they finished 25th in the country (122.1 ypg), though they did allow 252.8 passing yards per game (96th).
Here is a look at the Bulldogs’ key trends this season.
The Bulldogs are 5-0 ATS in their L/5 non-conference games.
The Bulldogs are 7-0 ATS in their L/7 games overall.
The Bulldogs are 13-3 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
The Under is 4-1 in Bulldogs last five non-conference games.
The Under is 5-2 in Bulldogs last seven games overall.
TCU (10-2 SU, 6-6 ATS, 9-3 O/U)
The Horned Frog also won their final seven games of the season, including their 56-9 blowout of UNLV as a crazy 38.5-point home favorite while averaging a jaw-dropping 41.7 points per game (ninth).
Horned Frogs quarterback Casey Pachall completed 67.8 percent of his passes this season while throwing 24 touchdown passes and just six interceptions. TCU also finished 30th in points allowed defensively, (21.2 ppg) and a stellar 29th (126.1 ypg) against the run.
Here is a look at the Horned Frogs’ key trends this season.
The Horned Frogs are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games in December.
The Horned Frogs are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games.
The Horned Frogs are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games.
The Under is 7-0-1 in Horned Frogs last 8 Bowl games.
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