TCU vs Oklahoma Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/18/2020
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020
Location: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma -4.5
The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, January 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 4.5 point favorites.
TCU comes into this game with an overall record of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 70.3 points per game while giving up 61.5 per contest. Oklahoma has an overall record of 11-5. They are averaging 72.6 points per game and surrendering 69.3, good for a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-9-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-9-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-9-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-9-0 against the over/under
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Desmond Bane comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. RJ Nembhard averages 13.1 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Kristian Doolittle averages 16.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Austin Reaves averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU averages 70.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 217th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 196th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 56th in the nation. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 16.4 assists per game, which ranks them 139th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 152nd with 13.8 per game. The Horned Frogs allow 61.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 109th and 217th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 14.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 303rd place in Division 1. They force 16.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 314th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 144th in the country with 72.6 points per game this year. They are 252nd in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 263rd in the nation. They are 120th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.2 boards per game, and 305th in assists per contest with 11.3. The Sooners are 346th in turnovers per game with 10.4. The Sooners surrender 69.3 points per contest, which ranks them 191st in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 78th and 194th in those defensive statistics. They rank 165th with 12.3 assists allowed per contest and 312th with 38.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 54th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per game.
The Horned Frogs are 158th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.5. In terms of pace they are 288th in the country with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 114th. As a team they are 187th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 39th in Division 1. TCU is 137th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 345th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101.6, which is ranked 170th. They are 105th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 252nd. As a unit they are 208th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 179th in the country.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma -4.5
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