Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Baylor Bears travel to Daniel-Meyer Coliseum to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 20-8 and a road record of 5-4. They are 8-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-8. The Horned Frogs have an overall record of 11-17 and a home record of 9-7. They have an over/under record of 7-15 and they are 10-12 against the spread.
Taurean Prince comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Rico Gathers averages 12 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 9.8 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Chauncey Collins averages 11.7 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per contest this year for the Horned Frogs. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Malique Trent averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 61%.
Baylor averages 77.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 66th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 41st. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 33rd in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 18.1 assists per game which ranks them 136th and 5th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 133rd with 12.3 per game. The Bears allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 117th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 249th and 288th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.2 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 18.2 assists per contest which puts them in 351st place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 107th in the Division 1.
TCU averages 67.3 points per game this year which ranks them 286th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 297th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 237th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 244th and 257th respectively. In the turnover department the Horned Frogs rank 325th with 14.6 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 133rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 174th and 86th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 218th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 247th place in the nation. The Horned Frogs force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 44th in college basketball.
The Bears average 73 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -3.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.7 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 114.4 and they assist on 67.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 40.6%. The Bears give up 76.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Horned Frogs score 71.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 70.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 4.3 points per game. The Horned Frogs have a rating on offense of 95.8 and 52.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. TCU turns it over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.8%. The Horned Frogs give up 66.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 8-13 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 14-8 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 10-12 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-15 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/10/15 G Kenrich Williams Knee out for season
02/26/16 F Devonta Abron Thigh "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
02/26/16 F Karviar Shepherd Back "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor
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