Betting on today's Horned Frogs and Jayhawks game? Catch the action at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, KS, as the Jayhawks hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on CBS. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 152 points, and the Jayhawks are favored to win at home against the Horned Frogs.

TCU HORNED FROGS VS KANSAS JAYHAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: TCU Horned Frogs +9

This game will be played at Allen Fieldhouse at 2:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE TCU HORNED FROGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Jayhawks.
  • Even though we have Kansas winning straight-up, we like TCU at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Horned Frogs Come Through as Road Underdogs?

TCU comes into this game as a 9-point underdog on the road. So far this season, they have an overall record of 11-2 and have won their last two games. On the road, the Horned Frogs are a perfect 4-0 and have an average scoring margin of +14.8 points per game.

In their last game, TCU took on Texas A&M-Commerce and came away with a dominant 77-42 victory. Over their last 10 road games, the Horned Frogs are 6-4.

As the underdog this season, TCU has an ATS record of 0-0. However, their overall ATS mark this year is 7-6. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Horned Frogs have gone 4-6 vs. the spread. On the road, TCU is 3-1 vs. the spread this season and their last 3 road ATS mark is 3-0.

TCU's over/under record for the season sits at 6-7 and today's line of 152 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (151). So far, seven of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 132 points.

In their latest game, TCU offense put up 77 points against Texas A&M-Commerce. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.4% and made 3 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Ernest Udeh Jr. with 13 points. Avery Anderson III also added 13 points for the Horned Frogs.

At present, the Horned Frogs' defense is nationally ranked 71st, allowing 66.5 points per game. In today's game, the TCU defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 3 three-pointers while giving up 42 points.

Can the Jayhawks Live Up to the Hype at Home?

Heading into today's matchup, the Kansas Jayhawks are favored by 9 points over the TCU Horned Frogs. So far this season, Kansas has gone 12-1 and have won their last 8 games.

In their last game, the Jayhawks took down Wichita State by a score of 86-67. Over their last 10 games at home, Kansas has gone 9-1 and are a perfect 8-0 at home this season.

As the favorite this season, Kansas has an ATS mark of 5-8. Over their last three games at home, the Jayhawks are 0-3 ATS, and their home ATS record for the year is 4-4. In their last 10 games as the favorite, Kansas is just 3-7 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Kansas games is 5-8 and today's line of 152 is higher than the average OU line in their games (145.7). This year, 11 of their games have finished with fewer points than today's OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 144 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

The Kansas offense is coming off a game in which they scored 86 points vs. Wichita State. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.9% while connecting on 7 threes. Offensively, the Jayhawks hold a season-long field goal percentage of 50%, placing them 25th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 83rd in terms of percentage and 253rd in three-pointers made.

The Jayhawks' defense is presently ranked 49th nationally, allowing an average of 65.3 points per contest. In today's game, the Kansas defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 67 points.