Baylor Bears host TCU Horned Frogs in college basketball action

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Jan 12, 6:00 PM | Ferrell Center

TCU Horned Frogs vs Baylor Bears Odds

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The Baylor Bears will be trying to slam the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday when the teams tip off at Ferrell Center in college betting action.

This season, the Bears are 10-4 overall and 5-5 ATS ATS, while the Horned Frogs are 9-6 and 4-6 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Baylor boasts a 5-4 on the OU, and TCU is 2-6.

View TCU vs Baylor Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baylor opened as 20-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bears sit at No. 93 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Horned Frogs sit at No. 163 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bears will win this game 76-65.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Baylor's No. 25 nationally ranked offense (78.6 points per game) against a Horned Frogs defense that sits as the No. 9 at 55.6 PPG. The Bears have been averaging 47.6% from the field, more than the Horned Frogs have managed so far this season (43.2% on average).

Defensively, TCU features the nation's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 57.8 points per game. Baylor, meanwhile, comes in at No. 61 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, TCU was a 63-45 loser on the road against Oklahoma State. They covered the 19-point spread as underdogs. Garlon Green scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Horned Frogs to a win (they lost 63-45 to Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Wednesday).

Last time out for Baylor, they were an 82-48 winner as they battled Texas Tech on the road. They covered in the match as a 10-point favorite. The Bears blew out Texas Tech on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 82-48 win at United Spirit Arena.

TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas State are 0-1
After playing Oklahoma State are 1-3
After a loss are 6-4

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas are 6-4
After playing Texas Tech are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Horned Frogs at Bears trends to consider:
TCU is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
TCU is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Baylor is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Baylor is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
Baylor is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing TCU

Next up:
TCU home to Kansas State, Wednesday, January 16
Baylor at Kansas, Monday, January 14

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