West Virginia vs TCU Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/22/2020
Game: West Virginia Mountaineers vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: TCU +6
The West Virginia Mountaineers head to Schollmaier Arena to take on the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 6 point favorites.
West Virginia comes into this game with an overall record of 19-7. They currently have a point differential of 9.8 as they are averaging 71.0 points per game while giving up 61.3 per contest. TCU has an overall record of 14-12. They are averaging 65.4 points per game and surrendering 64.5, good for a point differential of 1.0.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 14-12-0 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 7-19-0 against the over/under this year
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-17-0 against the spread this season
The TCU Horned Frogs are 11-13-1 against the over/under this year
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
11/19/19 F Mickey Pearson Jr. Redshirt is out for season
Oscar Tshiebwe comes into this game averaging 11.4 points per contest while playing 23.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 69%. Derek Culver averages 10.1 points per contest in 23.7 minutes per game. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 8.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 57%.
Desmond Bane scores 15.9 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. RJ Nembhard averages 12.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.1 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
West Virginia averages 71.0 points per contest, which is 185th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 253rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 326th in the nation. They average 41.0 boards per contest and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 7th and 257th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 45th with 14.9 per game. The Mountaineers allow 61.3 points per contest, which is 10th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 57th, and they allow 9.8 assists per game which puts them in 11th place in the country. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 318th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
TCU is 313th in the nation with 65.4 points per contest this season. They are 264th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.0. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 156th in the NCAA. They are 172nd in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 60th in assists per game with 14.7. The Horned Frogs are 65th in turnovers per contest with 14.4. The Horned Frogs give up 64.5 points per game, which ranks them 52nd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 202nd and 332nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 308th with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 87th with 33.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Horned Frogs are 270th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest this year.
The Mountaineers are 187th in the nation in offensive rating with 100.9. In terms of pace they are 121st in the country with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 307th. As a team they are 305th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 30% of their shots, ranking 312th in Division 1. West Virginia is 104th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
TCU is 45th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.4 times per 100 possessions. The Horned Frogs have an offensive rating of 98.2, which is ranked 253rd. They are 320th in D-1 in pace with 66 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 199th. As a unit they are 265th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 40th in the country.
Who will win tonight's West Virginia/TCU college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia -6
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