South Dakota at TCU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/15/2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena
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The South Dakota Coyotes travel to Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 17 point favorites.
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South Dakota heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-0. They currently have a point differential of 18.5 as they are averaging 87.5 points per contest while giving up 69.0 per game. TCU has an overall record of 2-0. They are averaging 91.5 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 23.5.
Valuable South Dakota Coyotes Betting Trends
The South Dakota Coyotes are 1-0 against the spread this season
The South Dakota Coyotes are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 1-1 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Dakota Coyotes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Matt Mooney averages 19.5 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 72% while his free throw percentage is at 57%. Tyler Hagedorn averages 13 points per game in 20.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Desmond Bane averages 18 points per game while playing 27 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 72% and his free throw percentage is at 50%. JD Miller averages 14.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 21 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 71% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Dakota averages 87.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 66th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 18.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 123rd in the country. They average 49.0 rebounds per game and 18.0 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 284th with 10.5 per game. The Coyotes allow 69.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in Division 1. They also allow a 32% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 168th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 263rd and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 190th place in college basketball. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 58th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 45th in the country with 91.5 points per game this year. They are 27th in D-1 in shooting at 56%, while their average scoring margin is 23.5. They shoot 45% from 3-point range, which is good for 39th in college basketball. They are 151st in the nation in rebounding with 38.5 boards per game, and 32nd in assists per contest with 21.0. The Horned Frogs are 181st in turnovers per game with 13.5. The Horned Frogs surrender 68.0 points per contest, which ranks them 118th in the country. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 41% average from 3-point range, ranking them 117th and 271st in those defensive statistics. They rank 285th with 18.0 assists allowed per contest and 71st with 31.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 194th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game this season.
The Coyotes are 87th in the country in defensive rating with 89, and their offensive rating of 112.9 is ranked 90th. They are 60th in college basketball in pace with 77.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 111th. As a unit they are 128th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in D-1. South Dakota is 286th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 39%, which is 29th in the country.
TCU is 176th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 155th in Division 1. The Horned Frogs are 75th in the nation in defensive rating with 87.2, and their offensive rating of 117.3 is ranked 70th. They are 50th in D-1 in pace with 78.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 65% is 22nd. As a unit they are 33rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 80th in the country.
Who will win tonight's South Dakota/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take TCU -17
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