Texas Southern at TCU College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/18/2017
Monday, December 18, 2017
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena
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The Texas Southern Tigers head to Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena to take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Monday, December 18, 2017.
Texas Southern heads into this matchup with a mark of 0-11. They currently have a point differential of -15.1 as they are averaging 71.8 points per contest while giving up 86.9 per game. TCU has an overall mark of 10-0. They are averaging 87.3 points per contest and giving up 72.4, which is a point differential of 14.9.
Valuable Texas Southern Tigers Betting Trends
The Texas Southern Tigers are 2-1 against the spread this season
The Texas Southern Tigers are 1-2 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-4 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-3 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Southern Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/08/17 G Alex Robinson Ankle is probable Friday vs Nevada
Donte Clark averages 16.6 points per contest in 36.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.4 assists per game and 5.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Demontrae Jefferson averages 22.3 points per contest while playing 38.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Vladimir Brodziansky averages 13.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.3 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is 68%. Kenrich Williams scores 14.2 points per contest while playing 33.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers allow 86.9 points per contest which is 344th in Division 1. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 318th and 290th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 41.6 rebounds a game which ranks 342nd, and they allow 19.3 assists per game which puts them in 348th place in the country. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 52nd in the nation. Texas Southern averages 71.8 points per contest this year, which is 247th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -15.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 321st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 230th in college basketball. They average 33.9 boards per contest and 11.1 assists per game, which ranks them 267th and 325th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 212th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs give up 72.4 points per game, which ranks them 187th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 229th and 103rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 314th with 16.3 dimes allowed per game and 3rd with 28.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Horned Frogs are 179th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year. TCU is 17th in Division 1 with 87.3 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 14.9. They shoot 43% from beyond the arc, which is good for 7th in D-1. They are 191st in college basketball in rebounding with 36.0 boards per contest and 7th in assists per game with 19.2. The Horned Frogs are 142nd in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Tigers are 347th in the country in defensive rating with 118, and their offensive rating of 97.5 is ranked 295th. They are 104th in college basketball in pace with 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 306th. As a unit they are 303rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 140th in D-1. Texas Southern is 217th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 327th in the country.
TCU is 156th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 229th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 15th in the country in offensive rating with 118.1, and their defensive rating of 98 is ranked 142nd. In terms of pace they are 67th in Division 1 with 73.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 2nd. As a team they are 5th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 63% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 186th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Texas Southern
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