Texas vs. TCU - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
TCU Horned Frogs (14-9) at Texas Longhorns (15-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Longhorn Network
The TCU Horned Frogs and Texas Longhorns meet Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center.
The TCU Horned Frogs look to play spoiler and snap a six-game losing streak. On the season, TCU is averaging 69.2 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 60 points on 37.9 percent shooting. Kyan Anderson is averaging 13.1 points and four assists while Trey Zeigler is averaging nine points and 4.2 rebounds. Kenrich Williams is grabbing 6.8 rebounds and Amric Fields is shooting 54.2 percent from the field. The TCU Horned Frogs have six players averaging at least 6.2 points, and they’re shooting 59.7 percent from the line and 33.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Texas Christian is allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in five of its last nine games.
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The Texas Longhorns hope to break out of their funk after losing six of their last 10 games. On the season, Texas is averaging 69.2 points on 43.8 percent shooting and is allowing 60.1 points on 36.4 percent shooting. Isaiah Taylor is averaging 14.5 points and 4.2 assists while Myles Turner is averaging 11 points and 6.3 rebounds. Cameron Ridley is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and Demarcus Holland is shooting 48.7 percent from the field. The Texas Longhorns have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 73 percent from the line and 33.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Texas is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last seven games. Jonathan Holmes and Javan Felix are questionable with injuries.
The Horned Frogs are 20-43 ATS in their last 63 vs. Big 12 and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Longhorns are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.
Banged up or not, the Texas Longhorns still have enough to win this game in somewhat of a blowout. TCU just isn't playing good basketball and has been even worse ATS in Big 12 play. Look for Texas to win by double digits.