Kansas State (22-7) vs TCU (18-11)
NCAA BB: Monday, March 4, 2019, at 9:00 ET at Schollmaier Arena, Fort Worth, Texas
Line: Kansas State -1
Free NCAA BB Picks TCU Horned Frogs vs Kansas State Wildcats
Two conference rivals, both of whom record are at two different sides of the Big 12 standings, face off tonight as the ranked #18 Kansas State Wildcats travel to Texas to take on the TCU Horned Frogs. This is their second matchup of the season as Kansas State won the first matchup, 65-55. If TCU want to play in the NCAA Tournament, they will need to win this game as well as win the rest of their games before Selection Sunday.
Kansas State is coming off a six-point victory over Baylor and is looking to finish the regular season strong before the Conference Championship start. To do so, they must beat TCU later this evening. Right now, Kansas State is projected to be #5 seed in this year NCAA Tournament.
After TCU, Kansas State head back home as they will host Oklahoma in their last regular season game before their Big 12 Tournament. To win the Big 12 regular season title, Kansas State will need to win out and hope that Texas Tech losing one of their two remaining regular season games. The Wildcats can clinch at least a share of a conference championship with two more victories if both the Wildcats and the Red Raiders of Texas Tech win out.
One team that want to keep their NCAA Tournament hopes alive is the Horned Frogs of TCU. TCU, who is sitting close to the bottom of the Big 12 standings, is coming off a fifteen point loss to #11 ranked Texas Tech. Earlier this season, TCU looked to be a lock to make it to the NCAA Tournament as they started the season 12-1, but after losing ten of their last sixteen games, they’re now on the verge of missing the tournament. TCU are 12-4 when playing at home so they have a chance to win this game against Kansas State. TCU have quality victories over Texas, Baylor, and swept Iowa State. TCU head coach, Jamie Dixon, only played a seven-man rotation, but when TCU is rolling, they could play with any team in the nation. After this game, TCU will finish the regular season at Texas and try to keep their hopes alive if they want to make the NCAA tournament with a win over both Texas and Kansas State.
CoverTheSpread365 Betting Trends
Kansas State is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games
Kansas State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against TCU
TCU is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
TCU is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games at home
TCU is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas State
Free NCAA BB Spread Pick Kansas State Wildcats Vs. TCU Horned Frogs
The last time these two teams played, Kansas State was able to walk away with a ten-point victory. This time, I think the game will be even more closely. Both teams have something on the line as Kansas State is trying to win the Big 12 Regular season title and TCU is hoping to keep their shot of making th NCAA Tournament alive. I’m taking Kansas State here as they will win on a last-second game-winning shot. Take Kansas State here and the points.
Pick: Kansas State +1