TCU vs Baylor Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Baylor Bears
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Ferrell Center in Waco, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor -12
The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 12 point favorites.
TCU heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-7. They currently have a point differential of 6.0 as they are averaging 69.0 points per contest while giving up 63.1 per game. Baylor has an overall record of 18-1. They are averaging 72.4 points per game and surrendering 58.3, good for a point differential of 14.1.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-12-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-11-0 against the over/under
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 13-6-0 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 8-11-0 against the over/under
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
RJ Nembhard averages 12.4 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Desmond Bane comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 35.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 83%.
MaCio Teague averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 85%. Jared Butler averages 15.4 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 38th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 172nd and 294th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 78th, and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 315th place in the NCAA. They force 16.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in the nation. TCU averages 69.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 249th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 195th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 85th in D-1. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 159th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 127th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears surrender 58.3 points per contest, which ranks them 5th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 18th and 85th in those defensive statistics. They rank 67th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 64th with 32.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bears are 266th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.8 per game. Baylor is 150th in the country with 72.4 points per game this year. They are 224th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 14.1. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 119th in the nation. They are 53rd in the country in rebounding with 38.8 boards per game and 138th in assists per contest with 13.7. The Bears are 307th in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Horned Frogs are 170th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.8. In terms of pace they are 296th in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 115th. As a team they are 196th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 39th in Division 1. TCU is 104th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions.
Baylor is 308th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Bears are 59th in the country in offensive rating with 107.8. In terms of pace they are 291st in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 211th. As a team they are 214th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 197th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Baylor college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor -12
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