Saturday, February 20, 2016
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 17.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Horned Frogs come into this game with an overall record of 11-15 and a road record of 1-7. They are 8-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-15. The Cyclones have an overall record of 18-8 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 10-12 and they are 12-10 against the spread.
Malique Trent comes into this contest averaging 10.9 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Horned Frogs. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 60%. Chauncey Collins averages 10.8 points per game in 29 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for TCU. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Georges Niang averages 19.4 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Monte Morris averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4 rebounds per contest and 7.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
TCU averages 66.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 300th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 309th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 266th in the country. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 247th and 252nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 332nd with 15 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 95th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 70th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 238th and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 217th place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the Division 1.
Iowa State averages 82.6 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 3rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 49th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per contest which ranks them 146th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 55th with 11.4 per game. The Cyclones allow 74.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 238th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 169th and 179th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 166th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 265th place in the nation. The Cyclones force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in college basketball.
The Horned Frogs average 58.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 51.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12.7 per contest. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 94.3 and they assist on 53.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 45%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 29% of their shots. TCU turns the ball over an average of 18.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.5%. The Horned Frogs give up 72.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cyclones score 85.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 86 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.5 points per game. The Cyclones have a rating on offense of 113.2 and 51.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 57%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Iowa State turns it over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.7%. The Cyclones give up 73.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 86.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-12 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 5-15 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 12-10 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-12 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/10/15 G Kenrich Williams Knee out for season
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
12/18/15 G Naz Long Hip out for season
Tony's Pick: Take TCU
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