TCU at Kansas State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Bramlage Coliseum to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 2 point favorites.
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TCU comes into this game with an overall record of 14-4. They currently have a point differential of 10.8 as they are averaging 88.6 points per game while giving up 77.8 per contest. Kansas State has an overall mark of 13-5. They are averaging 76.9 points per contest and giving up 66.5, which is a point differential of 10.4.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 9-8 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-4 against the over/under this year
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-9 against the spread this season
The Kansas State Wildcats are 6-9 against the over/under this year
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
01/17/18 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is out for season
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
01/09/18 G Kamau Stokes Foot is out indefinitely
Kenrich Williams averages 14.9 points per game in 34.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 9.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Vladimir Brodziansky averages 15.4 points per game while playing 26.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Dean Wade averages 15.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Barry Brown averages 17 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 77.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 297th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 287th and 284th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 17th, and they give up 16.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 329th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 142nd in college basketball. TCU averages 88.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 5th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 10.8 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 12th in D-1. They average 37.3 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per game, which ranks them 108th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 280th with 12.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wildcats surrender 66.5 points per contest, which ranks them 52nd in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 87th and 78th in those defensive statistics. They rank 104th with 12.2 assists allowed per contest, and 63rd with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 280th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game this season. Kansas State is 112th in Division 1 with 76.9 points per game this year. They are 32nd in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 92nd in the nation. They are 337th in college basketball in rebounding with 31.5 boards per game and 81st in assists per contest with 15.4. The Wildcats are 328th in turnovers per game with 11.2.
The Horned Frogs are 264th in the country in defensive rating with 105.1, and their offensive rating of 119.7 is ranked 6th. They are 94th in college basketball in pace with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 12th. As a unit they are 16th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 219th in D-1. TCU is 312th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 302nd in the country.
Kansas State is 295th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 102nd in the nation. The Wildcats are 26th in the country in offensive rating with 114.7, and their defensive rating of 99.2 is ranked 125th. In terms of pace they are 312th in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 35th. As a team they are 35th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 128th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Kansas State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas State -2
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