TCU at Oklahoma State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/18/2019
Monday, February 18, 2019
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Monday, February 18, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 1 point favorites.
TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-8. They currently have a point differential of 6.4 as they are averaging 75.7 points per contest while giving up 69.3 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 9-16. They are averaging 67.8 points per contest and giving up 70.9, which is a point differential of -3.1.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-12-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-11-1 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 8-17-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-15-1 against the over/under
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
02/17/19 F Kouat Noi Ankle is questionable Monday vs Oklahoma State
02/17/19 F Lat Mayen Knee is questionable Monday vs Oklahoma State
01/17/19 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Yuat Alok Transferred has left team
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
01/27/19 F Trey Reeves Foot is out for season
01/17/19 F Kentrevious Jones Dismissed has been dismissed
01/17/19 F Maurice Calloo Dismissed has been dismissed
01/17/19 G Michael Weathers Dismissed has been dismissed
01/08/19 G Mike Cunningham Personal is out for season
Kouat Noi averages 14.8 points per game in 28.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Desmond Bane comes into this contest averaging 14.9 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Lindy Waters averages 11.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 92%. Cameron McGriff averages 13.4 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 69.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 108th and 31st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 117th, and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 284th place in the NCAA. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 181st in the nation. TCU averages 75.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 107th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 104th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 165th in D-1. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 122nd and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 197th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 70.9 points per contest, which ranks them 165th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 96th and 229th in those defensive statistics. They rank 210th with 13.4 assists allowed per contest, and 193rd with 35.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 66th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game. Oklahoma State is 298th in the country with 67.8 points per game this year. They are 267th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -3.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 34th in the nation. They are 225th in the country in rebounding with 34.6 boards per game and 202nd in assists per contest with 13.2. The Cowboys are 213th in turnovers per game with 12.8.
The Horned Frogs are 96th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.3. In terms of pace they are 145th in the country with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 122nd. As a team they are 124th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 191st in Division 1. TCU is 207th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 131st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 238th. They are 295th in D-1 in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 213th. As a unit they are 231st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 118th in the country.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +1
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