Kansas State at TCU College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/27/2018
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena
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The Kansas State Wildcats travel to Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The opening line for this game has TCU as 7 point favorites.
Kansas State heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.5 as they are averaging 73.1 points per contest while giving up 67.6 per game. TCU has an overall mark of 20-9. They are averaging 84.5 points per contest and giving up 76.8, which is a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 12-14 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 9-16 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 15-12 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 20-8 against the over/under this year
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
02/09/18 G RJ Nembhard Ankle is out indefinitely
01/17/18 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is out for season
Barry Brown averages 16.6 points per game while playing 35 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is at 79%. Dean Wade averages 16.1 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Vladimir Brodziansky averages 15.4 points per game while playing 27.1 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Kenrich Williams averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.2 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas State averages 73.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 207th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 164th in the country. They average 30.7 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 340th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 319th with 11.2 per game. The Wildcats allow 67.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 60th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 94th and 59th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 98th place in college basketball. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 272nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 14th in the country with 84.5 points per game this year. They are 7th in D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 9th in college basketball. They are 111th in the nation in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game, and 2nd in assists per contest with 19.4. The Horned Frogs are 214th in turnovers per game with 12.6. The Horned Frogs surrender 76.8 points per contest, which ranks them 279th in the country. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 276th and 324th in those defensive statistics. They rank 328th with 16.0 assists allowed per contest and 9th with 30.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 118th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game this season.
The Wildcats are 142nd in the country in defensive rating with 101.4, and their offensive rating of 109.7 is ranked 82nd. They are 313th in college basketball in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 77th. As a unit they are 65th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 147th in D-1. Kansas State is 264th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 96th in the country.
TCU is 259th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 285th in the nation. The Horned Frogs are 9th in the country in offensive rating with 117.6, and their defensive rating of 106.8 is ranked 272nd. In terms of pace they are 119th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 13th. As a team they are 15th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 235th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Kansas State/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU -7
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