Texas vs TCU Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/29/2020
Game: Texas Longhorns vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Location: Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
Odds/Point Spread: TCU -3.5
The Texas Longhorns travel to Schollmaier Arena to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has TCU as 3.5 point favorites.
Texas heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-7. They currently have a point differential of 2.6 as they are averaging 66.2 points per contest while giving up 63.5 per game. TCU has an overall mark of 13-6. They are averaging 69.4 points per contest and giving up 63.1, which is a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 6-13-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 8-11-0 against the over/under
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 7-11-0 against the spread
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
01/25/20 F Kamaka Hepa Ankle is out indefinitely
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Matt Coleman comes into this contest averaging 12.4 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 76%. Andrew Jones averages 10.7 points per game in 24.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 2.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Desmond Bane averages 16.7 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. RJ Nembhard averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas averages 66.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 304th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 179th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 169th in the nation. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 311th and 153rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 157th with 13.5 per game. The Longhorns allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 48th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 135th and 178th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 221st and they give up 9.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 22nd place in Division 1. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 211th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 241st in the country with 69.4 points per game this year. They are 195th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 86th in the nation. They are 144th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game, and 29th in assists per contest with 15.7. The Horned Frogs are 123rd in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Horned Frogs surrender 63.1 points per contest, which ranks them 40th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 263rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 313th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest and 77th with 33.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Horned Frogs are 309th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.0 per game.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 98.7, which is ranked 239th. They are 300th in college basketball in pace with 67 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 118th. As a unit they are 202nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 35th in D-1. Texas is 91st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 103rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.5 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 102.1, which is ranked 164th. They are 292nd in D-1 in pace with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 110th. As a unit they are 185th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 38th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take TCU -3.5
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