TCU Horned Frogs face Texas Longhorns: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Longhorns Odds
Frank Erwin Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Texas Longhorns and the visiting TCU Horned Frogs in college hoops action on Saturday.
Texas battles the Horned Frogs, currently sitting with a 9-11 mark (5-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-10 for the Longhorns and 5-8 for the Horned Frogs.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Longhorns as 13-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 55-rated Longhorns and the No. 241-ranked Horned Frogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 61-56 result in favor of the Longhorns.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas's No. 255-ranked offense, averaging 64 PPG, against a Horned Frogs defense that ranks No. 22 at 58.4 PPG. The Longhorns field goal percentage has averaged 40.9% so far, less than the Horned Frogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.
Defensively, TCU features the nation's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.8 points per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 269 nationally in scoring at home.
TCU was an 82-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Baylor. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. The Horned Frogs were hammered by Baylor on Saturday, losing by an 82-56 final at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum in college basketball betting action.
Texas was an 83-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kansas State. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas was run off the court by the Wildcats on Wednesday as Kansas State routed them 83-57 at Bramlage Coliseum.
TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas are 2-1
After playing Baylor are 2-4
After a loss are 3-7
Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing West Virginia are 2-1
After playing Kansas State are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
TCU home to Kansas, Wednesday, February 6
Texas at West Virginia, Monday, February 4