Kansas Jayhawks vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 3/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas Jayhawks vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
TV: Big 12 Network
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena is the location where the TCU Horned Frogs (18-9) will attempt to defeat the Kansas Jayhawks (23-5) on Tuesday.
The Kansas Jayhawks took the court against Baylor and ended up losing by a score of 80-70 in their last contest. Kansas wrapped up the contest with a 34.3% FG percentage (24 out of 70) and made 7 of 28 three-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Jayhawks buried 15 of 20 attempts for a rate of 75.0%. Concerning pulling down boards, they earned 37 with 15 of them being offensive. They also distributed 16 assists in the matchup while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and having 4 steals. With respect to the defense, Kansas allowed the other team to shoot 48.3% from the floor on 28 out of 58 shooting. Baylor distributed 14 assists and had 2 steals in this matchup. In addition, Baylor pulled down 37 boards (7 offensive, 30 defensive), but didn't have a block. Baylor walked away from this one shooting 80.8% at the charity stripe by knocking down 21 of their 26 shots. They also knocked down 3 out of their 14 shots from 3-point range. In reference to personal fouls, the Jayhawks left the arena with 21 and Baylor recorded 18 personal fouls.
Ochai Agbaji is a guy who was a contributor for this game. He ended up with 27 points on 8 out of 22 shooting. He saw the court for 34 mins and collected 6 boards. He went 36.4% from the field and recorded 3 assists.
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Kansas will enter this matchup with a record of 23-5 so far this season. They are turning it over 12.8 times per game and as a group they commit 15.7 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Kansas is grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game and has 446 dimes for the season, which has them ranked 45th in the country in terms of passing the ball. The Jayhawks are shooting 36.1% on three-point attempts (206 of 571) and 70.7% from the free throw line. They average 79.6 pts per game (17th in the country) while going 49.1% from the floor.
Defensively, the Jayhawks are forcing 12.9 turnovers every game while drawing 17.6 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 29.8% on 3-point attempts and they are 166th in college basketball in opponents PPG (68.6). The Jayhawks defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 42.0% (708 of 1,686) and they concede 31.8 boards per contest as a group. They rank 107th in college basketball in allowing assists with 328 relinquished for the year.
For their last game, the TCU Horned Frogs went home victorious with a score of 69-66 when they played Texas Tech. With respect to rebounding, TCU allowed Texas Tech to grab 24 in all (3 on the offensive glass). They shot 33.3% from behind the 3-point line by going 5 out of 15 and finished the game at 11 of 11 at the free throw line (100.0%). The Horned Frogs permitted Texas Tech to make 25 of 43 tries from the floor which gave them a percentage of 58.1% for the contest. When all was said and done, the Horned Frogs ended up shooting 25 out of 50 from the field which had them at 50.0%. Pertaining to 3-point attempts, TCU made 6 of their 16 tries (37.5%). They were able to bury 13 of the free throw tries for a clip of 56.5%. Texas Tech committed 16 fouls in this contest which got the Horned Frogs to the free throw line for a total of 23 shots. They also coughed up the ball 13 times, while getting 14 steals for the matchup. The Horned Frogs recorded 12 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 19 in the game.
Mike Miles ended up being a factor for the Horned Frogs in this matchup. He made 10 of 15 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 66.7%, and had 4 rebounds. He accumulated 26 points in his 38 mins of playing time and accumulated 4 assists in this matchup.
TCU has a mark of 18-9 this season. The Horned Frogs have committed 15.2 personal fouls per contest and they shoot 66.2% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 13.9 times per contest (125th in D-1) and they lose possession via turnover 14.6 times per game. TCU has accounted for 1,846 points on the season (68.4 per game) and they collect 39.1 boards per game. On the offensive side of the ball, the Horned Frogs are connecting on 44.1% from the field, which is ranked 187th in college basketball.
The TCU defense gives up 31.3% on shots from distance (166 of 530) and opponents are knocking down 70.1% of their shots from the charity stripe. They allow 13.0 dimes and 30.2 rebounds per game, which has them ranked 206th and 18th in the country. The Horned Frogs on the defensive side of the court are 44th in Division 1 in points allowed per game with 64.4. They have forced 12.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 42.3% from the field (137th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Kansas
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