This game is full of irony since all TCU has to do is beat lowly New Mexico and goes to their BCS game in school history. According to Accuscore TCU is going to win 99.9 percent of the time with an average score of 51.7 to 7.7 which is deadly accurate to the current spread which has TCU as a 45 point favorite.
The Lobos are coming off of their first win of the year and should have some confidence heading into this game, but TCU should have a sell out for this historic game and will be pumped for this game.There is no real conceivable reason for New Mexico to win or even to hang with TCU. The Spit Bloods need style points and if TCU wants to try to inch closer to the number two spot they must keep doing what they have done all year which is pummel opponents. New Mexico has been able to move the ball the past two weeks against BYU and Colorado State, but QB Donovan Porterie will need to be an all-world talent to get anywhere near his recent production.
TCU needs to leave no doubt and get off to an early lead like they did against Utah and not what they did against Wyoming which had the game tied at ten mid way through the second quarter. The TCU rushing game should have its way against New Mexico who have the 81st rated rushing defense by giving up 161 yards per game. Expect those yards to come from all sorts of backs since TCU has no lead back but about four or five --including QB Andy Dalton-- to gain around fifty yards each.
Again, this game is literally a lock for TCU's first ever potential BCS bowl berth, so they should be focused and take out the Lobos at home in an expected sell out crowd.