TCU at Kansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Allen Fieldhouse to play the Kansas Jayhawks on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas as 7.5 point favorites.
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TCU comes into this game with an overall record of 16-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.5 as they are averaging 85.8 points per game while giving up 77.3 per contest. Kansas has an overall record of 18-5. They are averaging 83.0 points per game and surrendering 70.4, good for a point differential of 12.6.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11-11 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 16-6 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 12-10 against the spread this season
The Kansas Jayhawks are 9-12 against the over/under this year
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
02/05/18 G RJ Nembhard Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Kansas
01/17/18 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is out for season
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
01/20/18 F Billy Preston Left Team is out for season
Vladimir Brodziansky averages 15.2 points per game while playing 26.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 80%. Kenrich Williams averages 14.3 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 9.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Devonte' Graham averages 17.2 points per game while playing 36.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 7.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk averages 17 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU averages 85.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 11th. Behind the arc they shoot 41%, which is good for 13th in the country. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game, which ranks them 103rd and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 198th with 12.9 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 77.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 294th in Division 1. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 286th and 313th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.0 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 16.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 329th place in college basketball. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 149th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Kansas is 28th in the country with 83.0 points per game this year. They are 17th in D-1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 12.6. They shoot 41% from 3-point range, which is good for 17th in college basketball. They are 149th in the nation in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game, and 12th in assists per contest with 17.6. The Jayhawks are 294th in turnovers per game with 11.8. The Jayhawks surrender 70.4 points per contest, which ranks them 131st in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 36th and 45th in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 12.3 assists allowed per contest and 240th with 36.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Jayhawks are 198th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.6 per game this season.
The Horned Frogs are 258th in the country in defensive rating with 105.5, and their offensive rating of 117.1 is ranked 10th. They are 86th in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 14th. As a unit they are 14th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 229th in D-1. TCU is 254th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 296th in the country.
Kansas is 301st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 42nd in the nation. The Jayhawks are 14th in the country in offensive rating with 116, and their defensive rating of 98.4 is ranked 85th. In terms of pace they are 96th in Division 1 with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 11th. As a team they are 18th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 82nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Kansas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas -7.5
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