Indiana State at TCU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/16/2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
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The Indiana State Sycamores travel to Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 15.5 point favorites.
Indiana State comes into this game with an overall record of 6-2. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 73.9 points per game while giving up 68.3 per contest. TCU has an overall record of 7-1. They are averaging 78.1 points per game and surrendering 64.5, good for a point differential of 13.6.
Valuable Indiana State Sycamores Betting Trends
The Indiana State Sycamores are 4-2-0 against the spread
The Indiana State Sycamores are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 4-4-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Key Indiana State Sycamores Injuries
12/15/18 G Christian Williams Eligibility is probable Sunday vs TCU
12/15/18 G Cooper Neese Eligibility is probable Sunday vs TCU
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/01/18 G Dylan Arnette Redshirt is out for season
Tyreke Key averages 19.8 points per game in 34.5 minutes per contest. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 58% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Jordan Barnes comes into this contest averaging 21.6 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is at 88%.
Alex Robinson averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 9.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Desmond Bane averages 14.8 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sycamores allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 104th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 62nd and 162nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 118th, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 199th place in the NCAA. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 158th in the nation. Indiana State averages 73.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 203rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 134th. Behind the arc they shoot 48% which is good for 1st in D-1. They average 37.0 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 166th and 246th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 137th with 14.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs surrender 64.5 points per contest, which ranks them 45th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 252nd with 14.3 assists allowed per contest, and 95th with 33.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 157th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. TCU is 108th in the country with 78.1 points per game this year. They are 15th in the D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 13.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 93rd in the nation. They are 95th in the country in rebounding with 38.4 boards per game and 1st in assists per contest with 21.4. The Horned Frogs are 149th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Sycamores have an offensive rating of 105.7, which is ranked 159th. They are 225th in college basketball in pace with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 161st. As a unit they are 155th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 348th in D-1. Indiana State is 116th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 124th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 109.1, which is ranked 108th. They are 145th in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 19th. As a unit they are 31st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 189th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Indiana State/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take TCU -15.5
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