TCU vs. Kansas Prediction
After crushing Oklahoma in the first round, can TCU hang with Kansas when the two teams clash at 2:30PM ET today in the Big 12 tournament?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Jayhawks are 8-point favorites over the Horned Frogs while the over/under currently sits at 149 points.
TCU routed Oklahoma on Wednesday but has still lost seven of its last 10 games heading into Thursday's action. The Horned Frogs have not fared well at the betting window either, dropping seven of their last 10 games against the spread. They're 14-16 ATS on the season.
Kansas had a first-round bye in the Big 12 tournament and enters play today the favorites to win the NCAA Tournament, which starts next week. The Jayhawks have won nine of their last 10 games but are just 4-5-1 against the spread during that stretch.
OUR PREDICTION: The Horned Frogs have actually fared well against the Jayhawks at the betting window, covering in five of their last seven games versus Kansas. TCU is also 8-1 against the number in its last nine neutral site games and has covered in nine of its last 13 games coming off a win. The Jayhawks, meanwhile, are just 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 games coming off an ATS win and with the real tournament starting next week, don't be surprised if Kansas sleepwalks through the Big 12 tournament this weekend.
BIG 12 TOURNAMENT PREDICTION: TCU HORNED FROGS +8