TCU at Oklahoma College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/12/2019
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Lloyd Noble Center
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 4.5 point favorites.
TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-2. They currently have a point differential of 12.9 as they are averaging 79.6 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. Oklahoma has an overall record of 12-3. They are averaging 74.3 points per game and surrendering 66.2, good for a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-5-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-1-1 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
12/01/18 G Dylan Arnette Redshirt is out for season
01/11/19 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
01/11/19 F Yuat Alok Hand is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Desmond Bane comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 89%. Alex Robinson averages 13.4 points per game in 33.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.4 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Christian James averages 16.9 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.7 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Brady Manek averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU averages 79.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 61st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 12.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 118th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per game, which ranks them 139th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 231st with 12.8 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 69th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 58th and 12th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 71st and they give up 13.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 219th place in Division 1. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 251st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 171st in the country with 74.3 points per game this year. They are 206th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 167th in the nation. They are 7th in the NCAA in rebounding with 43.1 boards per game, and 234th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Sooners are 157th in turnovers per game with 13.7. The Sooners surrender 66.2 points per contest, which ranks them 59th in D-1. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 11th and 50th in those defensive statistics. They rank 110th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 276th with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 91st in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Horned Frogs are 60th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.4. In terms of pace they are 101st in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 25th. As a team they are 37th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 227th in Division 1. TCU is 219th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 187th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners are 233rd in the country in offensive rating with 101.5. In terms of pace they are 86th in Division 1 with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 223rd. As a team they are 238th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 265th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma -4.5
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