Saturday, February 18, 2017
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The TCU Horned Frogs head to Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, February 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 7 point favorites.
The Horned Frogs come into this game with an overall record of 17-9 and a road record of 3-5. They are 12-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-13. The Cyclones have an overall record of 16-9 and a home record of 9-3. They have an over/under record of 10-12 and they are 12-10 against the spread.
Vladimir Brodziansky comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 23.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Horned Frogs. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 59% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Alex Robinson averages 10.9 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%.
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Monte Morris averages 15.9 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per contest this year for the Cyclones. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 5.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Nazareth Mitrou-Long averages 15.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
TCU averages 74.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 135th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 74th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 200th in the country. They average 35.9 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 157th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 178th with 13.2 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 68.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 182nd and 183rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 33rd and they give up 14.8 assists per contest which puts them in 279th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in Division 1.
Iowa State averages 80.5 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 84th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 42nd in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 111th and 46th respectively. In the turnover department the Cyclones rank 8th with 10.2 per game. The Cyclones allow 70.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 79th and 114th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.2 rebounds a game which ranks 323rd and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 175th place in the nation. The Cyclones force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in college basketball.
The Horned Frogs average 70.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 60.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6.7 per contest. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 108.6 and they assist on 62.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. TCU turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.4%. The Horned Frogs give up 74.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cyclones score 82.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 18.2 points per game. The Cyclones have a rating on offense of 110.4 and 52.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.5 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 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Iowa State turns it over an average of 12.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.5%. The Cyclones give up 63.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70 points per game in their past 3 contests.
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 12-12 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11-13 against the over/under
Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 12-10 against the spread
The Iowa State Cyclones are 10-12 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
Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/20/17 C Stuart Nezlek Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take TCU -7
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