TCU vs Texas Predictions, College Basketball Picks 2/19/2020
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Texas -1
The TCU Horned Frogs travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 1 point favorites.
TCU comes into this game with an overall record of 14-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.6 as they are averaging 65.8 points per game while giving up 64.2 per contest. Texas has an overall record of 14-11. They are averaging 64.1 points per game and surrendering 64.0, good for a point differential of 0.1.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-16-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 10-13-1 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 9-16-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 9-15-1 against the over/under
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
02/18/20 G Matt Coleman III Heel is questionable Wednesday vs TCU
02/18/20 G Jase Febres Knee is questionable Wednesday vs TCU
02/17/20 F Jericho Sims Back is out for regular season
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
RJ Nembhard averages 12.1 points per game in 32.2 minutes per contest. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 4.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Desmond Bane comes into this contest averaging 16.0 points per game while playing 35.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Andrew Jones averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.2 rebounds per contest and 1.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Matt Coleman averages 12.5 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 193rd and 320th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 105th, and they give up 15.2 assists per contest which puts them in 322nd place in the NCAA. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in the nation. TCU averages 65.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 312th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 1.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 263rd. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 135th in D-1. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 177th and 46th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 66th with 14.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 64.0 points per contest, which ranks them 45th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 162nd and 216th in those defensive statistics. They rank 16th with 9.9 assists allowed per contest, and 220th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 203rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per game. Texas is 325th in the country with 64.1 points per game this year. They are 253rd in the D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 0.1. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 198th in the nation. They are 315th in the country in rebounding with 32.6 boards per game and 231st in assists per contest with 12.4. The Longhorns are 155th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Horned Frogs are 248th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.5. In terms of pace they are 318th in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 196th. As a team they are 262nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 39th in Division 1. TCU is 44th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 86th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 288th in the country in offensive rating with 96.4. In terms of pace they are 305th in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 215th. As a team they are 277th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 63rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's TCU/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Texas -1
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