Oklahoma at TCU NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/16/2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 5 point favorites.
Oklahoma comes into this game with an overall record of 15-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 67.5 per contest. TCU has an overall record of 17-7. They are averaging 76.3 points per game and surrendering 69.2, good for a point differential of 7.0.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 16-6-3 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-15-1 against the over/under
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-11-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-10-1 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
01/17/19 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Yuat Alok Transferred has left team
Christian James comes into this contest averaging 15.4 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 77%. Brady Manek averages 11.6 points per game in 27.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Desmond Bane averages 15.2 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 89%. Kouat Noi averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 71.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 226th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 209th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 34th and 247th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 238th with 12.6 per game. The Sooners allow 67.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 77th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 19th and 144th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.1 rebounds a game which ranks 288th and they give up 12.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 120th place in Division 1. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 102nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 96th in the country with 76.3 points per game this year. They are 78th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 7.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 142nd in the nation. They are 120th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game, and 14th in assists per contest with 17.0. The Horned Frogs are 200th in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Horned Frogs surrender 69.2 points per contest, which ranks them 125th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 25th in those defensive statistics. They rank 274th with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 114th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 188th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game.
The Sooners have an offensive rating of 100.9, which is ranked 250th. They are 147th in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 258th. As a unit they are 265th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 291st in D-1. Oklahoma is 237th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 207th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 107.8, which is ranked 85th. They are 136th in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 99th. As a unit they are 112th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 208th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take TCU -5
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