TCU Horned Frogs vs Georgetown Hoyas Prediction, 12/18/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Georgetown Hoyas
Date: Saturday, December 18, 2021
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, DC
The TCU Horned Frogs (8-1) are en route to Capital One Arena on Saturday where they will take on the Georgetown Hoyas (6-4).
The TCU Horned Frogs faced Texas A&M and walked away with a win by a score of 68-64 in their last game. When discussing personal fouls, the Horned Frogs finished with 15 and Texas A&M finished the game with 19 personal fouls. They also converted 6 out of their 16 shots from distance. Texas A&M went 44.4% at the free throw line by converting 8 of 18 tries. Furthermore, Texas A&M snagged 25 boards (9 offensive, 16 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Texas A&M recorded 10 assists and had 11 steals in this game. In reference to the defense, TCU allowed the other team to shoot 45.5% from the floor on 25 of 55 shooting. They also doled out 11 assists in this contest as well as forcing 16 turnovers and getting 12 steals. In reference to hauling in boards, they compiled a total of 37 with 15 of them being on the offensive end. From the charity stripe, the Horned Frogs made 17 of their 24 tries for a percentage of 70.8%. TCU ended the game having earned a 42.1% FG percentage (24 of 57) and made 3 out of their 13 shots from 3-point land.
Chuck O'Bannon is someone who was a factor for the contest. He totaled 18 points on 6 of 11 shooting. He saw the court for 24 minutes and pulled down 3 rebounds. He ended up shooting 54.5% from the field and also distributed 1 assist.
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TCU steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 8-1 for the campaign. They are turning it over 12.8 times per contest and as a group are committing 13.3 fouls per contest. As a team, TCU is pulling in 42.8 rebounds per contest and has racked up 125 assists this year, which is 248th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Horned Frogs are hitting 27.9% on three-point shots (48 of 172) and 68.5% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 71.7 points per game (189th in Division 1) while going 42.7% from the floor.
When they are on the defensive end, the Horned Frogs are forcing 14.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.8 fouls. They are giving up 32.2% on 3-pointers while they are 49th in college basketball in PPG allowed (61.2). The Horned Frogs defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 39.6% (203 of 512) and they concede 31.8 boards per game as a team. They rank 103rd in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 112 surrendered for the year.
The last time they took the court, the Georgetown Hoyas went home victorious with a score of 85-73 against Howard. The Hoyas recorded 25 defensive rebounds and 11 offensive rebounds for a total of 36 in this contest. They gave up possession of the ball 21 times, while recording 9 steals for this game. Howard committed 18 fouls for this contest which took the Hoyas to the charity stripe for 23 tries. They were able to convert 14 of the free throw tries for a rate of 60.9%. When discussing shots from beyond the perimeter, Georgetown knocked down 7 out of their 16 attempts (43.8%). Overall, the Hoyas finished shooting 32 for 58 from the floor which gave them a rate of 55.2%. The Hoyas allowed Howard to knock down 25 of their 61 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 41.0% for the contest. They went 44.0% from three-point range by connecting on 11 out of 25 and finished the contest at 12 out of 19 from the free throw line (63.2%). In regard to cleaning up the glass, Georgetown allowed Howard to get 25 in total (9 offensive).
Tyler Beard was important for the Hoyas for the matchup. He earned 23 points in his 30 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 2 dimes for the game. He converted 7 of 9 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 77.8%, and tallied 4 rebounds.
Georgetown has a mark of 6-4 for the season. The Hoyas commit 16.1 fouls per game and they connect on 70.3% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 14.2 times per game (127th in the country) and they cough up possession 14.8 times per contest. Georgetown has totaled 774 points for the campaign (77.4 per game) and they pull in 42.1 boards per contest. As an offense, the Hoyas are hitting on 44.5% from the floor, which ranks them 171st in D-1.
The Hoyas on the defensive side of the court are 267th in college hoops in PPG given up with 72.3. They are able to force 13.1 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 42.4% from the floor (191st in D-1). The Georgetown defense surrenders 34.7% on shots from 3-point land (90 of 259) and their opponents are making 64.2% of their free throw shots. They relinquish 15.6 assists and 34.1 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 331st and 159th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Georgetown
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