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Big 12 Tournament - Horned Frogs open as college hoops underdog vs Longhorns

TCU Horned FrogsTexas Longhorns
March 13, 9:30 PM | Sprint Center

TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Longhorns Odds

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The TCU Horned Frogs will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Longhorns in Texas at Sprint Center on Wednesday in college basketball action.

This is a conference playoff game in the Big 12 Tournament. Sprint Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

The Longhorns sit at 15-16 (15-13-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Horned Frogs are currently 11-20 (8-18 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Texas is 16-13 OU, and TCU is 12-12 OU.

View TCU vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Longhorns as 10-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 74-ranked Longhorns and the No. 276-rated Horned Frogs in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 62-55 win for the Longhorns on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Horned Frogs rank No. 288 in NCAA Division 1 with 32 per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 52 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas is college basketball's No. 291-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Horned Frogs rate No. 342 with 3.6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, TCU owns the country's No. 109-rated mark, allowing 66.7 points per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 210 in scoring at home.

In their last action, TCU was a 70-67 winner at home against Oklahoma. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. TCU got 18 points from Garlon Green en route to a 70-67 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

In their last action, Texas was a 71-69 winner on the road against Texas Tech. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Sheldon McClellan went off for 27 points and added 4 rebounds, leading Texas over Texas Tech, 71-69, on Saturday at United Spirit Arena.

TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma are 1-2
After a win are 5-5

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
After playing Texas Tech are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

A few Horned Frogs at Longhorns trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing TCU
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

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