TCU vs West Virginia Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/14/2020
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs West Virginia Mountaineers
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Location: WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, WV
Odds/Point Spread: West Virginia -9.5
The TCU Horned Frogs head to WVU Coliseum to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 9.5 point favorites.
TCU comes into this game with an overall record of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.5 as they are averaging 71.7 points per game while giving up 60.2 per contest. West Virginia has an overall record of 13-2. They are averaging 71.5 points per game and surrendering 59.9, good for a point differential of 11.5.
Valuable TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 6-8-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 5-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 9-6-0 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 3-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
RJ Nembhard averages 13.1 points per contest in 31.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.6 assists per game and 3.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Desmond Bane comes into this game averaging 17.1 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per night. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 60% while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Derek Culver averages 10.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 9.7 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 63%. Oscar Tshiebwe scores 11.9 points per contest while playing 23.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.8 rebounds per contest and has 0.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Horned Frogs allow 60.2 points per contest which is 21st in the country. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 222nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 96th, and they allow 14.5 assists per game which puts them in 292nd place in D-1. They force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 316th in Division 1. TCU averages 71.7 points per contest, which is 176th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 157th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 45th in the nation. They average 37.7 boards per contest and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 101st and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 191st with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers give up 59.9 points per game, which ranks them 19th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 2nd and 2nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 5th with 8.7 dimes allowed per game and 128th with 34.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Mountaineers are 269th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest. West Virginia is 186th in the country with 71.5 points per contest this season. They are 226th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 11.5. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 302nd in the country. They are 6th in the nation in rebounding with 42.2 boards per contest and 244th in assists per game with 12.5. The Mountaineers are 53rd in turnovers per contest with 15.3.
The Horned Frogs are 123rd in the nation in offensive rating with 104.2. In terms of pace they are 281st in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 90th. As a team they are 161st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 37th in Division 1. TCU is 183rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
West Virginia is 100th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Mountaineers have an offensive rating of 99.9, which is ranked 211th. They are 112th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 293rd. As a unit they are 285th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shot attempts, ranking 320th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take TCU +9.5 and over 125 total points
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