Texas Tech Red Raiders vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds
TCU looks to cover the Horned Frogs-Red Raiders pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 9-4 mark when they host Texas Tech in college basketball wagering action.
The Horned Frogs currently sports a 9-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-5 ATS. The Red Raiders are 7-4 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Horned Frogs produce a 2-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Red Raiders have gone 1-2 against the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Horned Frogs as 3.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Horned Frogs, most recently No. 176 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Red Raiders, who rate No. 297 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 70-68 victory for the Red Raiders.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and TCU has the nation's No. 332-rated offensive output, at 57.3 PPG. The visiting Red Raiders defense ranks No. 265 allowing on average 70.9 PPG. The Horned Frogs FG% has averaged 44.4% so far, less than the Red Raiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas Tech owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. TCU, on the other hand, rates No. 326 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas Tech, they were a 70-56 winner as they battled Florida A&M at home. Trency Jackson scored 10 points leading the Red Raiders to a 70-56 victory over Florida A&M at United Spirit Arena on Monday.
In their last action, TCU was a 67-64 winner at home against Miss Valley State. TCU got 16 points from Kyan Anderson en route to a 67-64 victory over Miss Valley State on Sunday at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Baylor are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Oklahoma State are 4-0
After playing Miss Valley State are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Red Raiders at Horned Frogs trends to consider:
Texas Tech is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Texas Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
TCU is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of TCU's last 5 games when playing Texas Tech
TCU is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
TCU is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Texas Tech
Texas Tech home to Baylor, Tuesday, January 8
TCU at Oklahoma State, Wednesday, January 9