Oklahoma State vs TCU Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
Odds/Point Spread: TCU -3.5
The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 3.5 point favorites.
Oklahoma State comes into this game with an overall record of 9-5. They currently have a point differential of 5.2 as they are averaging 68.2 points per game while giving up 63.0 per contest. TCU has an overall record of 11-3. They are averaging 73.1 points per game and surrendering 61.6, good for a point differential of 11.4.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-8-0 against the over/under
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 5-8-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 5-8-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
01/10/20 G Thomas Dziagwa Illness missed last game, is probable
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Isaac Likekele averages 11.2 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Lindy Waters comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 29.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
RJ Nembhard averages 13.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Desmond Bane averages 16.9 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 63.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc, ranking them 24th and 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 262nd, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 179th place in the NCAA. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 286th in the nation. Oklahoma State averages 68.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 259th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 297th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 317th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 113th and 305th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 164th with 13.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs surrender 61.6 points per contest, which ranks them 37th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 99th and 281st in those defensive statistics. They rank 301st with 14.9 assists allowed per contest, and 105th with 33.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 322nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 17.1 per game. TCU is 144th in the country with 73.1 points per game this year. They are 139th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 11.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 41st in the nation. They are 111th in the country in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game and 8th in assists per contest with 17.3. The Horned Frogs are 193rd in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 96.9, which is ranked 273rd. They are 160th in college basketball in pace with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 303rd. As a unit they are 276th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 172nd in D-1. Oklahoma State is 154th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 193rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 105.4, which is ranked 100th. They are 273rd in D-1 in pace with 68.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 80th. As a unit they are 150th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 45th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take TCU -3.5
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