Oklahoma State Cowboys vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 2/8/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
The TCU Horned Frogs (15-5) welcome the Oklahoma State Cowboys (11-11) at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on Tuesday.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys took the court against Oklahoma and notched a win by a score of 64-55 in their last contest. When it comes to personal fouls, the Cowboys ended up finishing with 11 while Oklahoma totaled 15 personal fouls. They also converted 6 of their 22 attempts from 3-point land. Oklahoma finished 75.0% at the charity stripe by burying 3 of their 4 tries. Furthermore, Oklahoma snagged 35 rebounds (11 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't have a block. Oklahoma earned 9 dimes and had 8 steals in this contest. With regard to the defense, Oklahoma State allowed the other team to go 37.7% from the field on 23 out of 61 shooting. They also dished out 13 dimes in this game while creating 17 turnovers and earning 10 steals. When talking about grabbing boards, they compiled a total of 29 with 4 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Cowboys made 12 of their 16 tries for a rate of 75.0%. Oklahoma State walked away from the game having earned a 48.0% field goal percentage (24 of 50) and knocked down 4 of their 12 3-point shots.
Moussa Cisse is a guy who was a contributor for this game. He finished the contest at 62.5% from the floor but had no assists when the time ran out. He played for 21 mins and collected 3 rebounds. He ended up with 12 points on 5 out of 8 shooting.
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Oklahoma State heads into this one with a record of 11-11 so far this year. They have an average of 69.2 pts per contest (236th in D-1) while connecting on 43.5% from the floor. The Cowboys are connecting on 30.2% on shots beyond the perimeter (121 of 401) and 66.7% from the free throw line. As a unit, Oklahoma State is snagging 36.5 rebounds per game and has accounted for 284 assists on the year, which has them ranked 207th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They are turning it over 15.1 times per game and as a group are committing 18.0 personal fouls every game.
On defense, the Cowboys are forcing 17.1 turnovers per game while drawing 17.3 personal fouls. They are ranked 101st in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 253 relinquished this season. The Cowboys are giving up a field goal percentage of 40.0% (501 of 1,251) and they concede 36.0 rebounds per game as a unit. They are relinquishing 33.3% from beyond the arc while they are 111th in college basketball in points per game allowed (66.4).
The last time they took the hardwood, the TCU Horned Frogs took a loss by a score of 75-63 when they faced Kansas State. The Horned Frogs were able to collect 19 defensive boards and 13 offensive boards totaling 32 for the contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 14 times, while recording 6 steals for the contest. Kansas State was called for 20 personal fouls in the matchup which got the Horned Frogs to the charity stripe for 22 tries. They were able to convert 13 of those for a clip of 59.1%. In relation to three-point shots, TCU buried 6 of 28 attempts (21.4%). When the final whistle blew, the Horned Frogs went 22 out of 56 from the field which gave them a percentage of 39.3%. The Horned Frogs allowed Kansas State to make 26 of their 56 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 46.4% for this game. They shot 33.3% from behind the 3-point line by hitting 8 of 24 and finished the game at 15 out of 20 at the charity stripe (75.0%). With respect to rebounding, TCU allowed Kansas State to snag 28 in total (8 offensive).
Chuck O'Bannon was important for the Horned Frogs for the game. He converted 6 out of 9 for the game giving him a rate of 66.7%, and added 6 rebounds. He racked up 19 points in his 26 mins on the court, but wasn't able to tally an assist.
TCU has a win-loss mark of 15-5 on the campaign. The Horned Frogs have committed 14.6 fouls every game while shooting 66.4% from the charity stripe. Their rate of earning assists is at 13.9 times per game (140th in the nation) and they are losing possession via turnover 14.3 times per game. TCU has tallied 1,375 pts for the season (68.8 per game) and they pull in 41.2 boards per game. On the offensive side of the court, the Horned Frogs are connecting on 43.1% from the floor, which is 239th in the country.
The Horned Frogs defensively are ranked 27th in college basketball in PPG given up with 62.5. They are able to force 13.2 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 40.5% from the floor (54th in D-1). The TCU defense allows 31.3% on three-point shots (136 of 434) and opponents are knocking down 68.4% of their foul shots. They give up 12.5 assists and 31.2 total boards per game, which ranks them 172nd and 39th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oklahoma State
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