TCU vs. Gonzaga NCAA Tournament picks, predictions, odds: Who wins March Madness game?
No. 6 seed TCU and No. 3 seed Gonzaga face off on Sunday in an NCAA Tournament second-round game.
The game is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. MST and can be seen on TBS.
Who will win the game?
Check out these picks and predictions for the contest.
Gonzaga is a 4.5-point favorite in the game, according to Tipico Sportsbook.
The Bulldogs are -199 on the moneyline. The Horned Frogs are +167.
The over/under for the game is set at 157 points.
OddsChecker: Take Gonzaga to cover against TCU
It writes: "When TCU tops 70, when they don’t they lose. It’s that simple for them. Only once did they score less than 70 and win a game this year. The good news is that Gonzaga’s not good enough defensively to keep TCU below 70 in all likelihood. The bad news is that Gonzaga’s offense is so good that just topping 70 probably won’t be enough in this one. So, while TCU probably makes this a closer game than many think, it’s still Gonzaga’s to lose."
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Sports Illustrated: Go with TCU with the points vs. Gonzaga
Steven Hall writes: "We really like the way the Horned Frogs match up with the Bulldogs, which is why we’re taking their +4.5 spread in our Gonzaga vs. TCU predictions … They already get solid offensive production and if they can generate some offense from distance, which they should be able to, there’s no reason they can’t hang with Gonzaga."
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Sportsbook Wire: Gonzaga 79, TCU 73
It writes: "Gonzaga has covered 14 times in 33 chances against the spread this season. TCU has won 16 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 18 times."
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Sports Chat Place: Bet Gonzaga to cover against TCU
Randy Chambers writes: "Give the TCU Horned Frogs credit for finding a way to advance, and they’re a scrappy bunch that plays ugly but finds a way more times than not. Still, TCU has ugly stretches offensively and relies heavily on Mike Miles to bail them out. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are well coached, experienced and should be able to form a defensive game plan to force others on TCU to beat them. The line is reasonable. Gonzaga is 3-1 ATS when favorites of 4.5 or fewer points. I’d need an extra bucket or two to strongly consider TCU. Give me the Zags and cheap chalk."
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Picks and Parlays: Gonzaga 79, TCU 67
It writes: "The Gonzaga Bulldogs come into Sunday playing some of their best basketball of the year and will continue to roll. Look for the size and depth of the Zags to be too much for TCU to handle. Take Gonzaga Sunday to do enough to get the win and cover as they roll into the second weekend following an easy win over TCU."
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