MVSU Delta Devils vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 12/18/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: MVSU Delta Devils vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Sunday, December 18, 2022
Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
TV: Hulu Live TV
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena is the location where the TCU Horned Frogs (8-1) will compete against the MVSU Delta Devils (1-10) on Sunday.
The MVSU Delta Devils took the court against Wichita State and took a loss by a score of 82-48 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Delta Devils ended up walking away with 11 and Wichita State finished the game with 11 personal fouls. They buried 6 of 19 attempts from distance. Wichita State finished 66.7% from the free throw line by making 14 of 21 attempts. Moreover, Wichita State snagged 39 boards (18 offensive, 21 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Wichita State dished out 19 assists and had 12 steals for the contest. In regard to the defense, MVSU allowed the other team to shoot 47.7% from the field on 31 out of 65 shooting. They also doled out 8 assists in this contest while forcing the other team into 8 turnovers and getting 2 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they earned 40 with 7 of them being of the offensive variety. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Delta Devils knocked down 10 of their 19 tries for a rate of 52.6%. MVSU finished the contest with a 35.4% field goal percentage (17 of 48) and converted 4 out of their 10 three-point attempts.
Rayquan Brown is a guy who came through in this contest. He walked away from this one shooting 42.9% from the field and totaled 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 37 minutes and also pulled down 10 rebounds. He scored 14 points on 6 out of 14 shooting.
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MVSU will enter this game with a record of 1-10 this year. They lose possession via turnover 16.5 times per contest and as a squad they commit 17.5 fouls every game. As a unit, MVSU is collecting 30.5 boards per game and has accounted for 87 dimes on the year, which ranks 361st in college hoops in terms of passing. The Delta Devils are hitting 36.6% on 3-pointers (53 of 145) and 64.7% from the free throw line. They have an average of 52.9 points per game (363rd in the country) while hitting 36.3% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Delta Devils are forcing 10.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.7 personal fouls. They rank 347th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 183 conceded on the season. The Delta Devils defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 46.1% (292 of 634) and they concede 37.9 rebounds per game as a group. They give up 34.5% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 339th in college basketball in opponents PPG (76.6).
For their last game, the TCU Horned Frogs got the win with a final of 83-75 when they played SMU. The Horned Frogs snagged 28 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive boards totaling 37 in the game. They also gave up possession of the ball 10 times, while recording 7 steals in this contest. SMU committed 18 personal fouls in the game which got the Horned Frogs to the free throw line for 29 tries. They were able to bury 19 of the free throws for a clip of 65.5%. In terms of three-point shots, TCU converted 6 out of 15 attempts (40.0%). When this game wrapped up, the Horned Frogs ended up shooting 29 for 62 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 46.8%. The Horned Frogs permitted SMU to convert 30 out of 70 attempts from the floor which had them at 42.9% for the matchup. They went 14.3% from downtown by going 2 out of 14 and ended up shooting 13 of 17 from the charity stripe (76.5%). In reference to rebounding, TCU allowed SMU to collect 39 overall (11 offensive).
Mike Miles was important for the Horned Frogs for this contest. He scored 18 points in his 33 minutes on the hardwood and had 2 assists in the matchup. He knocked down 5 out of 10 in the matchup giving him a rate of 50.0%, and had 3 rebounds.
TCU has a win-loss record of 8-1 on the year. When it comes to offensive execution, the Horned Frogs are connecting on 44.8% from the floor, which ranks 179th in the country. TCU has accumulated 682 pts on the season (75.8 per game) and they pull in 39.4 boards per contest. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 15.9 times per game (56th in the nation) and they turn it over 12.1 times per game. The Horned Frogs commit 15.2 personal fouls every game and they shoot 69.3% from the free throw line.
The TCU defense gives up 28.7% on 3-point attempts (50 of 174) and opponents are knocking down 69.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They surrender 11.6 assists and 34.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 116th and 212th in college basketball. The Horned Frogs on the defensive end are ranked 48th in college basketball in points given up per game with 62.7. They are able to force 16.7 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 39.1% from the field (43rd in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take MVSU
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