TCU at Baylor NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The TCU Horned Frogs head to Ferrell Center to take on the Baylor Bears on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 2.5 point favorites.
TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-5. They currently have a point differential of 9.4 as they are averaging 76.4 points per contest while giving up 66.9 per game. Baylor has an overall mark of 14-6. They are averaging 72.5 points per contest and giving up 63.6, which is a point differential of 8.9.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 12-8-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 9-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 13-7-0 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 7-13-0 against the over/under this year
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
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
01/12/19 F Tristan Clark Knee is out for season
Desmond Bane comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 89%. Kouat Noi averages 14.9 points per contest in 25.4 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 49% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Makai Mason scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 31.9 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. King McClure averages 10.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU averages 76.4 points per contest, which is 107th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 57th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 145th in the nation. They average 37.1 boards per contest and 17.6 assists per game, which ranks them 101st and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 161st with 13.4 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 66.9 points per contest, which is 68th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 67th and 10th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 70th, and they allow 14.1 assists per game which puts them in 251st place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor is 203rd in the nation with 72.5 points per contest this season. They are 176th in the country in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.9. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 271st in the NCAA. They are 51st in D-1 in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 137th in assists per game with 14.1. The Bears are 141st in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Bears give up 63.6 points per game, which ranks them 22nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 41st and 94th in those defensive statistics. They rank 125th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 37th with 31.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Bears are 224th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per contest this year.
The Horned Frogs are 91st in the nation in offensive rating with 108.1. In terms of pace they are 142nd in the country with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 76th. As a team they are 85th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 196th in Division 1. TCU is 156th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 131st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 107th in the country in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 293rd in Division 1 with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 191st. As a team they are 213th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 143rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU +2.5
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