College basketball point spread favors Longhorns in battle with Horned Frogs
|Texas Longhorns||TCU Horned Frogs|
|17-4||February 04, 2014, 08:00 | Daniel-Meyer Coliseum||9-11|
The TCU Horned Frogs hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Texas Longhorns pay a visit to Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on the college basketball betting menu.
The Horned Frogs sport a record of 9-11 and 7-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Longhorns have 17-4 and 11-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-9 for the Horned Frogs and 10-8 for the Longhorns.
View Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds and Stats.
The Longhorns were listed as -6.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
This game matches up the No. 311 (Horned Frogs) and the No. 115 (Longhorns) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
Last time out for Texas, they were an 81-69 winner as they battled Kansas at home. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. The Longhorns grabbed an 81-69 win over the Jayhawks on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Isaiah Taylor at Frank Erwin Center.
TCU was a 60-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Texas Tech. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. TCU suffered a 60-54 loss against Texas Tech on Saturday, getting 22 points from Kyan Anderson in a losing effort at United Spirit Arena.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features TCU's No. 227-ranked scoring average of 65.6 PPG, against a Longhorns defense rated No. 149 and allowing 70.48 PPG. The Horned Frogs FG% has averaged 41.56% to date this season, less than the Longhorns shooters have managed so far (44.51% per game).
Texas at Kansas State, Saturday, February 8th
TCU at Iowa State, Saturday, February 8th