Wednesday, March 2, 2016
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Horned Frogs come into this game with an overall record of 11-18 and a road record of 1-9. They are 10-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-15. The Wildcats have an overall record of 15-14 and a home record of 11-5. They have an over/under record of 13-13 and they are 14-11 against the spread.
Chauncey Collins comes into this contest averaging 11.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Horned Frogs. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Malique Trent averages 11.8 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game for TCU. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Justin Edwards averages 12.1 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Wesley Iwundu averages 12 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
TCU averages 67.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 282nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.5 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 297th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 208th in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 263rd and 261st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 324th with 14.5 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 188th and 97th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 236th and they give up 14.4 assists per contest which puts them in 254th place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in the Division 1.
Kansas State averages 70.6 points per game this year which ranks them 222nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 230th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 340th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per contest which ranks them 120th and 123rd respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 296th with 14 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 64th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 116th and 19th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 69th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the nation. The Wildcats force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 42nd in college basketball.
The Horned Frogs average 62.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -9.3 per contest. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 96 and they assist on 52.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 46%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. TCU turns the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.5%. The Horned Frogs give up 75.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 87 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 75.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.4 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 102.2 and 57.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Kansas State turns it over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36.9%. The Wildcats give up 67.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 74.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 10-13 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-15 against the over/under
Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 14-11 against the spread
The Kansas State Wildcats are 13-13 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/10/15 G Kenrich Williams Knee out for season
03/01/16 F Devonta Abron Thigh "?" Wednesday vs. Kansas State
Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
12/03/15 F Dante Williams Foot out indefinitely
02/04/16 G Kamau Stokes Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take TCU
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