Eastern Michigan at TCU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/26/2018
Monday, November 26, 2018
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles head to Schollmaier Arena to take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Monday, November 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has TCU as 13 point favorites.
Eastern Michigan comes into this game with an overall record of 4-3. They currently have a point differential of -2.0 as they are averaging 68.0 points per game while giving up 70.0 per contest. TCU has an overall record of 3-1. They are averaging 71.5 points per game and surrendering 66.3, good for a point differential of 5.3.
Valuable Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 1-4-0 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 2-3-0 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 0-4-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 1-3-0 against the over/under this year
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Paul Jackson comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 72%. James Thompson IV averages 10.6 points per contest in 28.4 minutes per game. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 9.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 61% for the season while his free throw percentage is 55%.
Alex Robinson scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 35.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.5 rebounds per contest and has 8.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 52%. Desmond Bane averages 15.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.8 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan averages 68.0 points per contest, which is 298th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -2.0 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 213th. From 3-point territory they shoot 28%, which is good for 315th in the nation. They average 40.7 boards per contest and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 58th and 264th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 84th with 15.1 per game. The Eagles allow 70.0 points per contest, which is 151st in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 141st and 254th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 199th, and they allow 18.4 assists per game which puts them in 343rd place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 245th in the nation with 71.5 points per contest this season. They are 63rd in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 5.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 185th in the NCAA. They are 104th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.0 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 18.3. The Horned Frogs are 89th in turnovers per contest with 15.0. The Horned Frogs give up 66.3 points per game, which ranks them 86th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 57th and 63rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 306th with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 83rd with 32.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Horned Frogs are 55th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per contest this year.
The Eagles are 278th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.7. In terms of pace they are 249th in the country with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 273rd. As a team they are 306th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 331st in Division 1. Eastern Michigan is 85th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 51st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 99, which is ranked 266th. They are 134th in D-1 in pace with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 113th. As a unit they are 133rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 309th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Eastern Michigan/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Eastern Michigan +13
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