Texas at TCU College Basketball Game Picks 4/2/2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Madison Square Garden
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The Texas Longhorns head to Madison Square Garden to take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Tuesday in the NIT Semifinals. The opening line for this game has Texas as 1 point favorites.
Texas comes into this game with an overall record of 19-16. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 71.1 points per game while giving up 67.1 per contest. TCU has an overall record of 23-13. They are averaging 74.6 points per game and surrendering 69.9, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 16-19-0 against the spread this season
The Texas Longhorns are 13-18-0 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 18-18-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 15-15-1 against the over/under this year
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/18/19 F Jaxson Hayes Knee is out indefinitely
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
Kerwin Roach Jr. comes into this game averaging 14.3 points per contest while playing 29.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is 71%. Dylan Osetkowski averages 10.9 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game. He averages 1.1 assists per game and 7.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Desmond Bane scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 87%. Kouat Noi averages 14.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.0 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas averages 71.1 points per contest, which is 217th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 233rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 154th in the nation. They average 34.0 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 250th and 225th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 321st with 10.9 per game. The Longhorns allow 67.1 points per contest, which is 58th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 115th and 278th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 188th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 45th place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 150th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 119th in the nation with 74.6 points per contest this season. They are 68th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 143rd in the NCAA. They are 127th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.3 boards per contest and 16th in assists per game with 16.4. The Horned Frogs are 113th in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Horned Frogs give up 69.9 points per game, which ranks them 136th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 123rd and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 320th with 15.3 dimes allowed per game and 120th with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Horned Frogs are 189th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.2 per contest this year.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 106.2, which is ranked 120th. They are 314th in college basketball in pace with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 187th. As a unit they are 196th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 64th in D-1. Texas is 316th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 120th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 105.8, which is ranked 127th. They are 158th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 101st. As a unit they are 116th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 193rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas -1
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