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How and what to watch for No. 15 Texas vs. TCU

We break down everything you need to know for Sunday’s college basketball matchup between No. 15 Texas and TCU. We’ve got a best bet, how to watch, and key stats for the game.

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Texas’ Jericho Sims (20) dunks the ball as Oklahoma’s Alondes Williams (15), Umoja Gibson (2) and Brady Manek (35) watch during an NCAA college basketball game between the University of Oklahoma (OU) and the University of Texas (UT) at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla., Thursday, March 4, 2021. Texas won 69-65. The Oklahoman-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services LLC

In the last Top-25 game to tip-off Sunday, the No. 15 ranked Texas Longhorns will end the regular season against the TCU Horned Frogs at 7 p.m. ET. These two teams played each other on Feb. 13, with the Longhorns winning 70-55 in Austin.

The Longhorns (16-7, 10-6 Big 12) are riding a two-game winning streak after defeating the Oklahoma Sooners 69-65 on Thursday. Forward Jericho Sims dominated the Sooners with a double-double consisting of 16 points and 12 rebounds. Sims has scored 10 or more points in three out of the Longhorns’ last five contests.

The Horned Frogs (12-12, 5-10 Big 12) have lost two-straight games and four out of their last five. On Thursday night, TCU lost 76-67 to the West Virginia Mountaineers, who are a much better team. This season, the Horned Frogs are averaging 67.7 points per game, but allowing their opponents to score 71.0 points per game.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch No. 15 Texas vs. TCU on Sunday, March 7 at 7:00 p.m. ET on the Big 12 Network. It will also air via live stream on ESPN+, a subscription service available as an add-on from ESPN even for non-subscribers. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for the live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends

Point spread: Texas -7.5
Point Total: 140
Money line: Texas -360, TCU +275

  • The Longhorns have struggled recently against the spread with a record of 3-8-1 in their last 12 games. The point total has gone over in 12 of Texas’ last 16 games.
  • Meanwhile, the Horned Frogs have a record of 2-5 against the spread in their last seven contests. Furthermore, the point total has gone under in four of TCU’s last six games.

The Best Bet

The Longhorns will be looking to go into the Big 12 tournament on a three-game winning streak when they play the Horned Frogs on Sunday night. The last time these teams played each other, Texas was favored by 11.5 points and covered by 15 points. The Longhorns are also in the midst of four-game road trip, which might make some bettors nervous. But the Horned Frogs are 1-8 in their last nine home games.

Pick: Texas -7.5

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