TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas A&M Aggies Prediction, 12/11/2021 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Texas A&M Aggies
Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021
Location: Toyota Center in Houston, TX
TV: SEC Network
The Texas A&M Aggies (7-1) will compete against the TCU Horned Frogs (7-1) at Toyota Center on Saturday.
The TCU Horned Frogs stepped onto the hardwood against Utah and went home with a win by a final score of 76-62 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the Horned Frogs ended up finishing with 18 while Utah racked up 14 fouls. They also buried 3 out of their 20 shots from beyond the perimeter. Utah finished the game at 84.0% when shooting free throws by knocking down 21 of their 25 tries. Furthermore, Utah pulled down 33 rebounds (6 offensive, 27 defensive), but wasn't able to record a rejection. Utah earned 14 dimes and had 4 steals for the game. Regarding defending, TCU let their opponent shoot 33.9% from the field on 19 out of 56 shooting. They also recorded 18 assists for this contest in addition to forcing 8 turnovers and earning 5 steals. When it comes to pulling down rebounds, they earned 39 with 10 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Horned Frogs buried 11 of 14 shots for a rate of 78.6%. TCU ended having earned a 44.8% FG percentage (30 out of 67) and buried 5 of their 18 shots from 3-point land.
Mike Miles is one player who came through for the game. He finished the game shooting 52.9% from the floor and also distributed 4 assists. He played 36 mins played and collected 8 boards. He recorded 28 points on 9 of 17 shooting.
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TCU will take the court with a record of 7-1 for the year. They are losing possession via turnover 12.5 times per game and as a unit are committing 13.1 fouls every game. As a team, TCU is pulling in 43.0 boards per contest and has accounted for 114 assists so far this year, which ranks 209th in college hoops in terms of passing the ball. The Horned Frogs are hitting 28.3% on shots from 3-point land (45 of 159) and 68.1% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 72.1 points per game (190th in the nation) while hitting 42.7% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Horned Frogs are able to force 14.4 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.5 fouls. They are currently ranked 142nd in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 103 conceded on the season. The Horned Frogs defensively are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 38.9% (178 of 457) and they concede 31.8 boards per contest as a squad. They give up 31.7% on shots from downtown while they are 46th in D-1 in opponents points per game (60.9).
The last time they took the court, the Texas A&M Aggies walked away with a victory by a final of 85-65 when they played New Orleans. The Aggies recorded 29 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards for a total of 39 for this game. They also coughed up the ball 10 times, while earning 7 steals in the game. New Orleans had 17 fouls for this contest which took the Aggies to the charity stripe for 18 tries. They were able to convert 12 of them for a clip of 66.7%. With regard to shots from downtown, Texas A&M knocked down 11 of their 23 attempts (47.8%). Overall, the Aggies ended up shooting 31 out of 64 from the floor which gave them a rate of 48.4%. The Aggies permitted New Orleans to knock down 25 of their 59 attempts from the field which had them sitting at 42.4% for this contest. They wrapped up this game 33.3% from three-point range by going 4 of 12 and ended up going 11 out of 19 at the charity stripe (57.9%). When it comes to rebounding, Texas A&M allowed New Orleans to grab 31 overall (9 offensive).
Andre Gordon was important for the Aggies in this contest. He knocked down 6 of 7 in this contest for a field goal rate of 85.7%, and had 2 rebounds. He racked up 15 points in his 25 mins on the court and had 4 assists in this contest.
Texas A&M has a win-loss mark of 7-1 so far this season. The Aggies have committed 17.5 personal fouls per game and they shoot 65.7% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 14.6 times per game (106th in the nation) and they cough up possession 13.6 times per game. Texas A&M has scored 577 pts this season (72.1 per game) and they pull down 36.0 boards per contest. As an offense, the Aggies are shooting 44.3% from the field, which is 186th in college basketball.
The Texas A&M defense surrenders 27.6% on three-point shots (51 of 185) and opponents are knocking down 74.0% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 13.3 assists and 34.3 rebounds per contest, which ranks 230th and 161st in the country. The Aggies on the defensive side of the court are 43rd in the country in points per game surrendered with 60.1. They have forced 18.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 38.1% from the floor (33rd in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take TCU
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