Gonzaga Vs TCU: NCAA Tournament Second Round Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 19, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2023

The No. 3 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs (29-5) and the No. 6 seed TCU Horned Frogs (22-12) play in the NCAA Tournament second round, both looking to earn a trip to the Sweet 16 of the West Region bracket when they meet on Sunday at Ball Arena, tipping off at 9:40 PM. Gonzaga is a 4.5-point favorite in the Round of 32 contest, which airs on TBS.

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Gonzaga Vs TCU Betting Lines

Gonzaga vs TCU Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Gonzaga -4.5 152.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Gonzaga (-4.5)
Total Pick Under (152.5)

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Gonzaga Vs TCU Stat Rankings

Gonzaga Avg. (Rank) TCU Avg. (Rank)
87.4 (1st) Points Scored 75.1 (93rd)
72.8 (263rd) Points Allowed 68 (118th)
34.9 (52nd) Rebounds 34.1 (86th)
9.5 (129th) Off. Rebounds 10.6 (47th)
7.7 (144th) 3pt Made 5.5 (340th)
16.4 (16th) Assists 16.1 (20th)
10.3 (35th) Turnovers 11.5 (134th)

Gonzaga Vs TCU Betting Trends

  • The Bulldogs have 14 wins in 33 games against the spread this year.
  • Against the spread as 4.5-point favorites or more, Gonzaga is 11-16.
  • The Bulldogs have played 33 games this year, and 19 of them have gone over the total.
  • Gonzaga and its opponent have broken the 152.5-point mark 20 times this year.
  • Bulldogs games average 160.2 total points this season, 7.7 points less than the over/under for this matchup.
  • TCU has covered the spread 16 times in 34 games.
  • Against the spread as 4.5-point underdogs or greater, the Horned Frogs are 4-3.
  • Out of 33 Gonzaga’s games so far this year, 19 have gone over the total.
  • Horned Frogs games have gone over 152.5 points on eight occasions this season.
  • Games involving TCU this year have averaged 143.1 points per game, a 9.4-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

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Gonzaga Impact Players

  • Drew Timme leads the Bulldogs with 20.9 points per game and 7.3 rebounds, while also posting 3.1 assists.
  • Julian Strawther is posting 15.5 points, 1.3 assists and 6.1 rebounds per game.
  • Anton Watson is averaging 11.4 points, 2.4 assists and 5.9 rebounds per game.
  • Nolan Hickman leads his team in assists per contest (3.2), and also posts 8.4 points and 2.6 rebounds. At the other end, he averages 1 steal and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Rasir Bolton averages 10.3 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest, shooting 44.4% from the field and 39.8% from downtown with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game.

TCU Impact Players

  • Damion Baugh tops the Horned Frogs in assists (5.9 per game), and produces 12.5 points and 4.6 rebounds. He also posts 1.8 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Emanuel Miller is No. 1 on the Horned Frogs in rebounding (6.6 per game), and averages 12.3 points and 1.8 assists. He also delivers 0.9 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.
  • Mike Miles is putting up team highs in points (17.6 per game) and assists (2.6). And he is delivering 2.8 rebounds, making 49.2% of his shots from the floor and 35.6% from 3-point range, with 1.4 triples per contest.
  • JaKobe Coles is posting 8.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest, making 47.8% of his shots from the floor.
  • Chuck O’Bannon Jr. is posting 7.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1 assists per contest, making 39.2% of his shots from the field and 32.5% from beyond the arc, with 1.2 triples per game.

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