Oklahoma at TCU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/30/2017
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, December 30, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 1 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-1. They currently have a point differential of 16.0 as they are averaging 95.1 points per contest while giving up 79.1 per game. TCU has an overall mark of 12-0. They are averaging 87.5 points per contest and giving up 72.6, which is a point differential of 14.9.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-6 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-1 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-5 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-4 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/29/17 G Kenrich Williams Knee missed last game, is probable Saturday vs Oklahoma
Christian James averages 13.4 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Trae Young averages 28.7 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 10.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Vladimir Brodziansky averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 67% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Kenrich Williams averages 14.5 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 79.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 301st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 107th and 214th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.6 rebounds a game which ranks 283rd, and they give up 14.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 232nd place in the country. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 254th in college basketball. Oklahoma averages 95.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 1st in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 16.0 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 56th in D-1. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 19.1 assists per game, which ranks them 52nd and 7th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 196th in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 220th and 140th in those defensive statistics. They rank 315th with 16.3 assists allowed per contest, and 2nd with 28.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 127th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game this season. TCU is 14th in Division 1 with 87.5 points per game this year. They are 2nd in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 14.9. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 16th in the nation. They are 130th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.5 boards per game and 5th in assists per contest with 19.7. The Horned Frogs are 197th in turnovers per game with 13.3.
The Sooners are 15th in the nation in offensive rating with 119.1, and their defensive rating of 99.1 is ranked 152nd. In terms of pace they are 5th in the country with 79.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 10th. As a team they are 14th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 61st in Division 1. Oklahoma is 309th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 132nd in the nation.
TCU is 225th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 240th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 14th in the country in offensive rating with 119.2, and their defensive rating of 98.9 is ranked 145th. In terms of pace they are 67th in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 6th. As a team they are 10th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 243rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take TCU -1
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