Saturday, February 4, 2017
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The Texas Longhorns head to Daniel-Meyer Coliseum to take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 7 point favorites.
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The Longhorns come into this game with an overall record of 9-13 and a road record of 0-6. They are 13-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-13. The Horned Frogs have an overall record of 15-7 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 11-9 and they are 11-9 against the spread.
Andrew Jones comes into this contest averaging 11.1 points per game while playing 25 minutes per night so far this season for the Longhorns. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Jarrett Allen averages 12.3 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Texas. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
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Vladimir Brodziansky averages 14.2 points per game while playing 23.4 minutes per contest this year for the Horned Frogs. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Alex Robinson averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Texas averages 69.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 256th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 167th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 313th in the country. They average 35.3 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game which ranks them 192nd and 298th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 236th with 14 per game. The Longhorns allow 68.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 69th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 51st and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in Division 1.
TCU averages 76.1 points per game this year which ranks them 94th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 76th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 208th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 17 assists per contest which ranks them 115th and 12th respectively. In the turnover department the Horned Frogs rank 182nd with 13.5 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 138th and 192nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 259th place in the nation. The Horned Frogs force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in college basketball.
The Longhorns average 61.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1 per contest. The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 98.6 and they assist on 45.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Texas turns the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28%. The Longhorns give up 70.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Horned Frogs score 78.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.8 points per game. The Horned Frogs have a rating on offense of 108.8 and 61.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. TCU turns it over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 36%. The Horned Frogs give up 65.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 85.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 13-8 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 8-13 against the over/under
TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11-9 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11-9 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/12/17 G Tevin Mack Suspension out indefinitely
TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/29/16 F Kouat Noi Eligibility out for season
01/03/17 G Malique Trent Personal left the team
Josh's Pick: Take TCU -7
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