Oklahoma Sooners vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 1/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022
Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
The TCU Horned Frogs (11-2) will try to defeat the Oklahoma Sooners (12-4) at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on Saturday.
The Oklahoma Sooners stepped onto the hardwood against Texas and ended up losing by a score of 66-52 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Sooners walked away with 21 and Texas racked up 17 personal fouls. They also made 4 out of their 14 attempts from 3-point range. Texas ended up going 75.0% from the free throw line by making 18 of 24 attempts. Moreover, Texas grabbed 26 rebounds (6 offensive, 20 defensive), but didn't have a block. Texas recorded 9 assists and had 11 steals in the matchup. When it comes to the defense, Oklahoma allowed the other team to go 46.8% from the floor on 22 out of 47 shooting. They also dished out 7 assists in the matchup as well as forcing 9 turnovers and earning 2 steals. In the matter of hauling in boards, they compiled 29 with 11 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Sooners converted 13 of 23 tries for a percentage of 56.5%. Oklahoma finished the game with a 40.4% field goal percentage (19 of 47) and knocked down 1 of their 13 shots from distance.
Jalen Hill is a player who played a role in this matchup. He finished 50.0% from the field but finished the game without a dime. He was on the hardwood for 21 mins and pulled down 5 rebounds. He walked away with 12 points on 3 out of 6 shooting.
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Oklahoma will play this contest with a win-loss record of 12-4 for the season. They have an average of 73.3 points per game (151st in Division 1) while shooting 50.6% from the floor. The Sooners are connecting on 35.2% on 3-pointers (123 of 349) and 74.3% from the charity stripe. As a team, Oklahoma is pulling down 33.2 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 255 assists so far this season, which is 35th in the country in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 14.4 times per contest and as a team they are committing 15.3 fouls per game.
Defensively, the Sooners are able to force 14.7 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 15.2 personal fouls. They are 81st in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 160 surrendered so far this season. The Sooners defensively are giving up a shooting percentage of 41.3% (363 of 880) and they concede 30.4 rebounds per contest as a squad. They give up 30.4% on shots from distance while they are 37th in the country in points per game allowed (62.3).
In their last game, the TCU Horned Frogs got the victory with a final of 60-57 when they faced Kansas State. The Horned Frogs were able to snag 27 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards totaling 39 for this contest. They also coughed up the ball 16 times, while getting 8 steals in this matchup. Kansas State was called for 15 personal fouls for this contest which took the Horned Frogs to the charity stripe for 23 attempts. They were able to knock down 12 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 52.2%. In regard to shooting from beyond the arc, TCU buried 6 of 20 attempts (30.0%). Overall, the Horned Frogs walked away from this one shooting 21 for 53 from the field which gave them a rate of 39.6%. The Horned Frogs allowed Kansas State to knock down 20 of their 51 attempts from the field which left them with a shooting percentage of 39.2% in the matchup. They finished 30.0% from 3-point land by shooting 6 out of 20 and ended up shooting 11 of 22 at the charity stripe (50.0%). Concerning rebounding, TCU allowed Kansas State to grab 26 in total (6 offensive).
Emanuel Miller was important for the Horned Frogs in this matchup. He made 4 of 5 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 80.0%, and earned 10 rebounds. He earned 8 points in his 33 minutes on the court and had 2 assists for this game.
TCU has a win-loss record of 11-2 on the campaign. When it comes to offensive execution, the Horned Frogs are hitting on 43.0% from the field, which has them ranked 243rd in the country. TCU has accumulated 939 points so far this year (72.2 per contest) and they pull in 42.7 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 14.8 times per game (98th in the country) and they are turning it over 13.6 times per game. The Horned Frogs are responsible for committing 13.9 fouls per contest and they shoot 68.3% from the charity stripe.
The TCU defense concedes 33.6% on 3-pointers (94 of 280) and their opponents are making 66.7% of their foul shots. They give up 12.3 assists and 30.7 rebounds every game, which ranks them 158th and 27th in the country. The Horned Frogs on the defensive side of the court are 39th in the country in points allowed per contest with 62.5. They are forcing their opponents into 14.1 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 41.0% from the field (99th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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