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Texas Bowl game odds: Opening line for TCU vs. Arkansas

We’ve got an early look at the opening odds for the Texas Bowl game between the TCU Horned Frogs and Arkansas Razorbacks.

TCU Horned Frogs wide receiver Jack Heathcott (27) and wide receiver Lex Boucvalt (35) and running back Kendre Miller (33) and wide receiver Jack Powers (89) celebrate a touchdown by Miller against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs during the second half at Amon G. Carter Stadium.  Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The final college football game of the year 2020 will get going on New Year’s Eve with the Texas Bowl. Before you celebrate the end of a disaster of a year however you plan to do it, be sure to first check out the matchup between the TCU Horned Frogs and Arkansas Razorbacks. The game will kick off at 8 p.m. ET in Houston, Texas and can be seen on ESPN or the WatchESPN app.

Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.

TCU vs. Arkansas

Point spread: TCU opened at -5, currently -5.5
Point total: Opened at 55.5, currently 57.5

How they got here

TCU beat Texas in its second game of the season, but it was the only game the Horned Frogs won in their first four games. They went on a tear down the stretch of the regular season, winning five of their last six to finish with a 6-4 record overall record and 5-4 in the Big 12 for fifth place in the conference.

As for the Razorbacks, the first year under Sam Pittman shouldn’t be considered anything other than a success. Finishing 3-7, this was a much better showing for the program than the previous few years. This could’ve been an even better year considering three of the team’s losses came by three points or less.

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