TCU vs Arkansas predictions 1/25/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Arkansas Razorbacks
Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020
Location: Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Arkansas -7
The TCU Horned Frogs head to Bud Walton Arena to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, January 25, 2020. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 7 point favorites.
TCU comes into this game with an overall record of 13-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.3 as they are averaging 69.6 points per game while giving up 62.3 per contest. Arkansas has an overall record of 14-4. They are averaging 73.9 points per game and surrendering 62.9, good for a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-10-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-8-0 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 7-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
No key injuries to report
RJ Nembhard averages 12.2 points per contest in 31.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Desmond Bane comes into this game averaging 17.2 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Isaiah Joe averages 16.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Mason Jones scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.1 rebounds per contest and has 3.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 62.3 points per contest which is 35th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 141st and 233rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 94th, and they allow 15.2 assists per game which puts them in 315th place in D-1. They force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 313th in Division 1. TCU averages 69.6 points per contest, which is 230th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 202nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 83rd in the nation. They average 36.4 boards per contest and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 146th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 149th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Razorbacks give up 62.9 points per game, which ranks them 44th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 46th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 11th with 9.6 dimes allowed per game and 313th with 38.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Razorbacks are 332nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per contest. Arkansas is 114th in the country with 73.9 points per contest this season. They are 159th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 292nd in the country. They are 297th in the nation in rebounding with 33.2 boards per contest and 221st in assists per game with 12.7. The Razorbacks are 302nd in turnovers per contest with 11.8.
The Horned Frogs are 164th in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 294th in the country with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 111th. As a team they are 197th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 34th in Division 1. TCU is 127th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Arkansas is 307th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 101.8, which is ranked 171st. They are 90th in D-1 in pace with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 162nd. As a unit they are 138th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 90th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take TCU +7 and over 131 total points
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