College Football Week 1 Picks: LSU Tigers vs. TCU Horned Frogs
The LSU Tigers have won all 31 of their non-conference regular-season games under head coach Les Miles, which is important to consider when making your college football picks on Saturday as they take on the TCU Horned Frogs at AT&T Stadium.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Tigers are four-point favorites in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 50 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
Sports betting stats provided by SBR Forum
The LSU Tigers have won a school-record 10 consecutive season-openers, including all eight under the direction of Les Miles.
College football handicappers will find that the Tigers are 3-1 straight up and against the spread as favorites of 3.5 to 10 points over the last two seasons.
TCU Horned Frogs
The TCU Horned Frogs are 14-10 against ranked opponents under head coach Gary Patterson, including a victory in his only opportunity versus an SEC foe in that situation.
Sports bettors will find that the Horned Frogs are 3-3 against the spread as underdogs of 3.5 to 10 points since 2011.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the LSU Tigers, as the TCU Horned Frogs have failed to cover the number in their last three games on a neutral field.
College Football Pick: LSU Tigers -4
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