TCU at West Virginia NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/26/2019
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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The TCU Horned Frogs travel to WVU Coliseum to play the West Virginia Mountaineers on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 4 point favorites.
TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 75.1 points per contest while giving up 69.3 per game. West Virginia has an overall mark of 10-17. They are averaging 70.8 points per contest and giving up 75.3, which is a point differential of -4.5.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-13-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 13-12-1 against the over/under
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 9-17-0 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 13-13-0 against the over/under
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
02/17/19 F Lat Mayen Knee is out for season
01/17/19 G Jaylen Fisher Knee is out for season
01/11/19 F Yuat Alok Transferred has left team
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
12/22/18 F Sagaba Konate Knee is out for season
02/23/19 G James Bolden Ankle is out indefinitely
02/11/19 F Esa Ahmad Disciplinary is out for season
02/11/19 F Wesley Harris Disciplinary is out for season
Kouat Noi averages 15.0 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Desmond Bane comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 34.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Derek Culver averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.0 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 57%. Lamont West averages 10.3 points per game while playing 22.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 0.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% 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 124th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 102nd and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd, and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 283rd place in the NCAA. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in the nation. TCU averages 75.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 115th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 100th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 159th in D-1. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 116th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 166th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers surrender 75.3 points per contest, which ranks them 268th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 230th and 252nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 195th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest, and 168th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mountaineers are 180th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game. West Virginia is 237th in the country with 70.8 points per game this year. They are 322nd in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -4.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 336th in the nation. They are 37th in the country in rebounding with 38.7 boards per game and 245th in assists per contest with 12.6. The Mountaineers are 20th in turnovers per game with 16.0.
The Horned Frogs are 114th in the nation in offensive rating with 106.6. In terms of pace they are 141st in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 124th. 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 198th in Division 1. TCU is 176th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions.
West Virginia is 37th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions. The Mountaineers have an offensive rating of 99.4, which is ranked 283rd. They are 105th in D-1 in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 325th. As a unit they are 311th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 147th in the country.
Who will win tonight's TCU/West Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia +4
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