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Oklahoma State favored by -22.5 against TCU on Wednesday

TCU Horned Frogs Oklahoma State Cowboys
9-5 January 15, 2014, 08:00 | Gallagher-Iba Arena 14-2



Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Gallagher-Iba Arena Wednesday as host Oklahoma State looks to handle the TCU Horned Frogs in NCAA hoops action.

The Cowboys sit at 14-2 (6-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Horned Frogs are currently 9-5 (5-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Oklahoma State is 7-5 OU, and TCU is 3-5 OU.

View TCU Horned Frogs vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 22.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 70-rated Cowboys and the No. 242-ranked Horned Frogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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In their last action, TCU was an 88-62 loser on the road against Baylor. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs. The Horned Frogs were hammered by Baylor on Saturday, losing by an 88-62 final at Ferrell Center in college basketball betting action.

Last time out for Oklahoma State, they were a 73-72 winner as they battled West Virginia on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. West Virginia was victimized for 22 points and 13 rebounds by Marcus Smart as the Cowboys bested the Mountaineers 73-72 in college basketball action on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oklahoma State has the nation's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 85 PPG. The visiting Horned Frogs defense ranks No. 91 allowing on average 67.73 PPG. The Cowboys FG% has averaged 49.13% so far, more than the Horned Frogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.32% per game.

Next up:
TCU home to Texas Tech, Saturday, January 18th
Oklahoma State at Kansas, Saturday, January 18th