TCU at Iowa State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/21/2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Hilton Coliseum to play the Iowa State Cyclones on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has TCU as 3.5 point favorites.
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TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-9. They currently have a point differential of 7.7 as they are averaging 84.4 points per contest while giving up 76.7 per game. Iowa State has an overall record of 13-13. They are averaging 73.5 points per game and surrendering 74.5, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-12 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 18-8 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-14 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 14-9 against the over/under this year
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
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
02/20/18 G Donovan Jackson Personal is "?" Wednesday vs TCU
02/20/18 F Hans Brase Knee is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs TCU
02/20/18 G Nick Weiler-Babb Knee is "?" Wednesday vs TCU
02/20/18 F Solomon Young Knee is out indefinitely
Kenrich Williams averages 13.6 points per game in 35.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 9.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Vladimir Brodziansky averages 15.5 points per game while playing 27 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Donovan Jackson averages 15 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.7 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Lindell Wigginton averages 16 points per game while playing 32.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 282nd in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 280th and 324th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 12th, and they give up 16.2 assists per contest, which puts them in 333rd place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in college basketball. TCU averages 84.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 14th. Behind the arc they shoot 42% which is good for 11th in D-1. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game, which ranks them 106th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 223rd with 12.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cyclones surrender 74.5 points per contest, which ranks them 238th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 188th and 172nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 248th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest, and 264th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cyclones are 61st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per game this season. Iowa State is 196th in Division 1 with 73.5 points per game this year. They are 214th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -1.0. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 137th in the nation. They are 99th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game and 163rd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Cyclones are 286th in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Horned Frogs are 267th in the country in defensive rating with 106.3, and their offensive rating of 117 is ranked 8th. They are 120th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 14th. As a unit they are 15th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 234th in D-1. TCU is 264th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 294th in the country.
Iowa State is 289th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 202nd in the nation. The Cyclones are 159th in the country in offensive rating with 105.2, and their defensive rating of 106.7 is ranked 274th. In terms of pace they are 214th in Division 1 with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 228th. As a team they are 240th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 254th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State +3.5
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