William & Mary at TCU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/22/2017
Friday, December 22, 2017
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena
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The William & Mary Tribe travel to Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Friday, December 22, 2017. The opening line for this game has TCU as 20 point favorites.
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William & Mary heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-3. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 88.2 points per contest while giving up 80.7 per game. TCU has an overall mark of 11-0. They are averaging 87.6 points per contest and giving up 72.4, which is a point differential of 15.3.
Valuable William & Mary Tribe Betting Trends
The William & Mary Tribe are 4-1 against the spread this season
The William & Mary Tribe are 2-3 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 William & Mary Tribe Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Matt Milon averages 13.9 points per game in 27.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 2.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 57% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%. Nathan Knight averages 19.6 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Vladimir Brodziansky averages 13.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 0.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 69%. Kenrich Williams averages 14.5 points per game while playing 32.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tribe allow 80.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 323rd in the nation. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 305th and 191st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 84th, and they give up 14.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 274th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in college basketball. William & Mary averages 88.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 53% as a team, which has them ranked 2nd. Behind the arc they shoot 47% which is good for 2nd in D-1. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per game, which ranks them 225th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 211th with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs surrender 72.4 points per contest, which ranks them 193rd in the country. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 234th and 105th in those defensive statistics. They rank 306th with 16.0 assists allowed per contest, and 2nd with 28.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 164th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game this season. TCU is 16th in Division 1 with 87.6 points per game this year. They are 9th in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 15.3. They shoot 42% from 3-point range, which is good for 11th in the nation. They are 137th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.4 boards per game and 6th in assists per contest with 19.6. The Horned Frogs are 182nd in turnovers per game with 13.5.
The Tribe are 311th in the country in defensive rating with 109.5, and their offensive rating of 119.7 is ranked 13th. They are 71st in college basketball in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 63% is 2nd. As a unit they are 2nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 70th in D-1. William & Mary is 191st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 296th in the country.
TCU is 215th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 227th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 15th in the country in offensive rating with 118.9, and their defensive rating of 98.2 is ranked 138th. In terms of pace they are 70th in Division 1 with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 59% is 9th. As a team they are 14th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 227th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's William & Mary/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU -20
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