Saturday, February 11, 2017
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, February 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 9.5 point favorites.
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The Horned Frogs come into this game with an overall record of 17-7 and a road record of 3-4. They are 12-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-11. The Bears have an overall record of 21-3 and a home record of 12-1. They have an over/under record of 6-12 and they are 10-9 against the spread.
Vladimir Brodziansky comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 24 minutes per night so far this season for the Horned Frogs. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 62% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Alex Robinson averages 11.3 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.5 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game for TCU. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Johnathan Motley averages 16.6 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per contest this year for the Bears. He grabs 9.8 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Manu Lecomte averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.9 rebounds per contest and 4.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
TCU averages 75.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 102nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 66th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 202nd in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 117th and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 207th with 13.7 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 73rd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 142nd and 164th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 269th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 119th in Division 1.
Baylor averages 72.5 points per game this year which ranks them 186th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 48th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 167th in the nation. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 76th and 48th respectively. In the turnover department the Bears rank 213th with 13.7 per game. The Bears allow 62.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 11th and 29th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.9 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 148th place in the nation. The Bears force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 288th in college basketball.
The Horned Frogs average 72.5 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 108.9 and they assist on 62.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. TCU turns the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.9%. The Horned Frogs give up 75 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bears score 72.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.7 points per game. The Bears have a rating on offense of 112.1 and 60.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Baylor turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.9%. The Bears give up 59.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 66 points per game in their past 3 contests.
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 12-10 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11-11 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 10-9 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 6-12 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/29/16 F Kouat Noi Eligibility out for season
01/03/17 G Malique Trent Personal left the team
Baylor Bears Injuries
02/10/17 G Al Freeman Suspension "?" Saturday vs. TCU
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor -9.5
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