Saturday, January 21, 2017
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The Baylor Bears travel to Daniel-Meyer Coliseum to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, January 21, 2017.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 17-1 and a road record of 2-1. They are 8-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-7. The Horned Frogs have an overall record of 14-4 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 8-8 and they are 10-6 against the spread.
Johnathan Motley comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 9.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 67%. Manu Lecomte averages 11.9 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Vladimir Brodziansky averages 13.2 points per game while playing 22 minutes per contest this year for the Horned Frogs. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Alex Robinson averages 10.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Baylor averages 74.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 128th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 25th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 154th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game which ranks them 81st and 32nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 165th with 13.3 per game. The Bears allow 61.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 154th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 233rd in Division 1.
TCU averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 74th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 49th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 166th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 17.4 assists per contest which ranks them 112th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Horned Frogs rank 148th with 13.1 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 97th and 207th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 37th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 214th place in the nation. The Horned Frogs force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 95th in college basketball.
The Bears average 73.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.7 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 114.7 and they assist on 60.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 39.7%. The Bears give up 64 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 80.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.7 points per game. The Horned Frogs have a rating on offense of 110.5 and 62.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. TCU turns it over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.9%. The Horned Frogs give up 63.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 8-5 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 5-7 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 10-6 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-8 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/29/16 F Kouat Noi Eligibility out for season
01/03/17 G Malique Trent Personal left the team
Josh's Pick: Take TCU
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