Line on the TCU vs. Arizona Game - NCAA Tournament 2022

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Mary Montgomery
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Arizona will come in as a -9.5 point favorite against TCU.  Claim your generous welcome bonus from Jazz Sports (max bonus $2000).

The 20-12 Horned Frogs suffered a loss in their final regular season game.  That one was to a formidable Kansas team.

They followed that one up with their first NCAA win since 1987, a rout of Seton Hall.  TCU have spent much of the time playing in the NIT Tournament where they've gone 8-1.

Mike Miles Jr. scored 21 points.  Damion Baugh scored 14 points for TCU, which shot 27 of 53 (50.9%) from the field and led most of the game. It also dominated inside, outscoring Seton Hall 40-14 in the paint.

The Horned Frogs (21-12) will take on the South Region's top seed, Arizona, on Sunday in the second round. The Wildcats defeated Wright State 87-70 earlier Friday.

In non-conference games TCU is 70-12 for a win percentage of 85.4% since 2016.

As an away dog they are 10-39 (20%) since 2016.

Against ranked opponents TCU is 12-41 (22.6%) since 2016.

No. 2 Arizona closed out its first season under Tommy Lloyd in dominating fashion, crushing Cal 89-61 to become the first Pac-12 team to win 18 conference games.

As Favorite since 2016, Arizona is 130-31 Straight Up (80.7%).  

In the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Christian Koloko scored 17 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and keyed a second-half surge for top-seeded Arizona, which beat No. 16 Wright State 87-70 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.

Bennedict Mathurin scored 18 points and Dalen Terry had 16 for the Wildcats (32-3), who were cheered on by thousands of red-clad fans who made the drive from Tucson. Arizona won its seventh straight game and earned its first NCAA Tournament win since beating Saint Mary's in the second round in 2017.

- Mary Montgomery, Gambling911.com

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