Texas vs TCU Prediction, College Basketball Game Preview

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Texas vs TCU Prediction, College Basketball Game Preview

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Texas vs TCU prediction, college basketball game preview, how to watch: Wednesday, February 23


Texas vs TCU How To Watch

Date: Wednesday, February 23
Game Time: 7:00 ET
Venue: Frank Erwin Center, Austin, TX
How To Watch: ESPN2
Record: Texas (19-8), TCU (17-8)
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Why TCU Will Win

The Horned Frog defense has to take over right away.

There might not be a whole lot of scoring punch or consistency, but the defense has a way of slowing things down to its pace and then stuffing teams from the outside.

Texas is on a bit of a slide losing two of its last three games and needing overtime to get by Oklahoma. Its offense isn’t going off – it couldn’t hit a thing against the Texas Tech D – and it’s getting hammered way too hard on the boards.

TCU is solid on the offensive glass, but …

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Why Texas Will Win

TCU gets a whole lot of offensive rebounds because there’s a whole lot of misses.

The offense struggles to get to 70 points when it’s not owning the free throw line. It needs to attack the rim and hope for a whole lot of chances on the line.

Texas won 73-50 in the first meeting because TCU couldn’t do anything from three and hit just 12-of-21 chances on the free throw line.

One good Texas offensive burst at home should be enough to end this.

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What’s Going To Happen

Can TCU generate any semblance of a scoring burst?

It’s a decent road team because its defense travels, but it’s too mediocre on the line and too bad from three to keep up after Texas gets out to a first half lead.

Texas vs TCU Prediction, Lines

Texas 68, TCU 56
Line: Texas -8.5, o/u: 127
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3.5

Must See Rating: 3

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