Northwestern State Demons vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 11/14/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Northwestern State Demons vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Monday, November 14, 2022
Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena is the location where the TCU Horned Frogs (1-0) will take on the Northwestern State Demons (1-1) on Monday.
The Northwestern State Demons faced Ouachita Baptist and walked away with a win by a score of 79-68 in their last game. When discussing fouls, the Demons ended up finishing with 11 and Ouachita Baptist recorded 12 fouls. They converted 9 of their 21 tries from three-point range. Ouachita Baptist finished shooting 91.7% at the charity stripe by converting 11 of their 12 attempts. Furthermore, Ouachita Baptist snagged 37 rebounds (11 offensive, 26 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Ouachita Baptist distributed 16 assists and had 7 steals for the contest. Concerning defending, Northwestern State allowed 44.4% from the floor on 24 out of 54 shooting. They also recorded 14 assists for the game as well as creating 25 turnovers and having 15 steals. In relation to grabbing boards, they earned a total of 23 with 5 of them being on the offensive end. When they shot from the free throw line, the Demons buried 13 of 13 attempts for a rate of 100.0%. Northwestern State ended the contest with a 44.4% field goal percentage (28 of 63) and converted 10 of their 22 shots from 3-point land.
Dayne Prim is a guy who was a major factor in this matchup. He notched 20 points on 7 of 12 shooting. He was on the court for 28 mins played and pulled down 6 boards. He ended up shooting 58.3% from the floor but didn't record a dime.
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Northwestern State will enter this matchup with a mark of 1-1 on the year. They average 64.0 points per contest (289th in the nation) while connecting on 36.2% from the field. The Demons are shooting 34.5% on shots beyond the perimeter (20 of 58) and 100.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, Northwestern State is snagging 28.0 rebounds per contest and has accumulated 25 dimes this year, which has them ranked 83rd in the country in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 13.5 times per contest and as a team are committing 15.0 personal fouls every game.
On defense, the Demons are forcing their opponents into 23.5 turnovers per game and they draw 11.5 personal fouls. They are giving up 41.0% on three-point shots and they are 220th in college hoops in PPG allowed (70.5). The Demons are allowing a shooting percentage of 48.0% (48 of 100) and they surrender 41.5 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are currently ranked 352nd in D-1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 35 conceded this season.
When they last stepped on the court, the TCU Horned Frogs got the win with a final of 73-72 when they faced Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Concerning rebounds, TCU permitted Arkansas-Pine Bluff to pull down 34 in total (6 on the offensive side). They shot 44.8% from 3-point land by going 13 out of 29 and ended up going 7 of 10 at the free throw line (70.0%). The Horned Frogs allowed Arkansas-Pine Bluff to make 26 out of their 63 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 41.3% in this matchup. When the final whistle was blown, the Horned Frogs went 21 for 54 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 38.9%. In terms of shots from distance, TCU converted 4 of their 21 attempts (19.0%). They were able to bury 27 of the free throw tries for a rate of 71.1%. Arkansas-Pine Bluff was called for 22 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Horned Frogs to the free throw line for 38 attempts. They also coughed up the ball 12 times, while earning 8 steals for this contest. The Horned Frogs were able to pull down 25 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 35 in this game.
Emanuel Miller was important for the Horned Frogs for the matchup. He had 19 points in his 29 mins on the court, but wasn't able to notch an assist. He converted 8 of 13 for the matchup giving him a rate of 61.5%, and totaled 5 rebounds.
TCU has a record of 1-0 for the campaign. The Horned Frogs have committed 11.0 fouls per contest and they connect on 71.1% from the charity stripe. They are getting an assist 13.0 times per contest (217th in the nation) and they turn it over 13.0 times per contest. TCU has scored 73 points on the campaign and they pull down 39.0 boards per game. When it comes to offense, the Horned Frogs are connecting on 38.9% from the floor, which is 287th in the nation.
The Horned Frogs are ranked 234th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 72.0. They are forcing 15.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 41.3% from the floor (195th in the nation). The TCU defense concedes 44.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter (13 of 29) and their opponents are converting on 70.0% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have given up 22.0 dimes and 35.0 boards every game, which ranks them 353rd and 198th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Northwestern State
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