Kansas State Wildcats vs Horned Frogs College Hoops Game Preview

Kansas State WildcatsTCU Horned Frogs
Jan 16, 9:00 PM | Daniel-Meyer Coliseum

Kansas State Wildcats vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds

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Daniel-Meyer Coliseum will host TCU Horned Frogs vs. Kansas State Wildcats action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Horned Frogs currently sports a 9-7 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-6 ATS. The Wildcats are 13-2 and 4-7 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Horned Frogs produce a 2-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Wildcats have gone 3-6 against the number.

View Kansas State vs TCU Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Horned Frogs in this one found them listed as 10-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Wildcats was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Horned Frogs, most recently No. 189 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Wildcats, who rate No. 55 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 71-59 victory for the Wildcats.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and TCU has the nation's No. 345-rated offensive output, at 55.2 PPG. The visiting Wildcats defense ranks No. 20 allowing on average 57.3 PPG. The Horned Frogs FG% has averaged 42.6% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.

Defensively, Kansas State features the nation's No. 105-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.2 points per game. TCU, meanwhile, comes in at No. 333 nationally in scoring at home.

Kansas State won its last outing, a 65-64 result against West Virginia on January 12. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. Kansas State got 17 points from Shane Southwell en route to a 65-64 victory over West Virginia on Saturday at WVU Colliseum.

TCU was a 51-40 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Baylor. They covered the 18.5-point spread as underdogs. TCU got 12 points from Charles Hill Jr. but lost anyway, 51-40, to Baylor on Saturday at Ferrell Center.

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma are 6-4
After playing West Virginia are 1-0
After a win are 8-2

TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Iowa State are 0-1
After playing Baylor are 2-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Wildcats at Horned Frogs trends to consider:
Kansas State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
TCU is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next up:
Kansas State home to Oklahoma, Saturday, January 19
TCU home to Iowa State, Saturday, January 19