TCU at Iowa State NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
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The TCU Horned Frogs head to Hilton Coliseum to take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 9 point favorites.
TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 75.5 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. Iowa State has an overall mark of 18-5. They are averaging 78.8 points per contest and giving up 65.7, which is a point differential of 13.1.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 12-10-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11-10-1 against the over/under this year
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 14-9-0 against the spread this season
The Iowa State Cyclones are 9-14-0 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 Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
01/13/19 F Solomon Young Groin is out for season
Desmond Bane comes into this game averaging 15.0 points per contest while playing 33.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Kouat Noi averages 14.7 points per contest in 26.7 minutes per game. He averages 0.9 assists per game and 4.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Marial Shayok scores 19.1 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Talen Horton-Tucker averages 12.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.4 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU averages 75.5 points per contest, which is 118th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 77th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 147th in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 17.0 assists per game, which ranks them 131st and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 196th with 13.0 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 95th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 101st and 27th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 78th, and they allow 14.5 assists per game which puts them in 275th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 171st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Iowa State is 56th in the nation with 78.8 points per contest this season. They are 31st in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 13.1. They shoot 36% from beyond the arc, which is good for 92nd in the NCAA. They are 185th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.6 boards per contest and 32nd in assists per game with 16.1. The Cyclones are 323rd in turnovers per contest with 11.0. The Cyclones give up 65.7 points per game, which ranks them 43rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 47th and 82nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 101st with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 138th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Cyclones are 210th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest this year.
The Horned Frogs are 88th in the nation in offensive rating with 108. In terms of pace they are 169th in the country with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 92nd. As a team they are 102nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 193rd in Division 1. TCU is 181st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
Iowa State is 323rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions. The Cyclones have an offensive rating of 113.7, which is ranked 19th. They are 209th in D-1 in pace with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 24th. As a unit they are 24th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 123rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Iowa State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU +9
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