TCU Horned Frogs vs Kansas State Wildcats Prediction, 1/12/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
The TCU Horned Frogs (10-2) are headed to Bramlage Coliseum on Wednesday where they will attempt to defeat the Kansas State Wildcats (8-6).
The TCU Horned Frogs faced off with Baylor and took a loss by a score of 76-64 in their last contest. TCU ended having earned a 44.6% field goal percentage (25 out of 56) and knocked down 7 out of their 20 three-point attempts. From the charity stripe, the Horned Frogs buried 7 of their 10 shots for a percentage of 70.0%. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they earned 28 with 10 of them being offensive. They also recorded 16 assists for the matchup as well as forcing 12 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In the matter of defending, TCU allowed their opponent to shoot 52.6% from the floor on 30 out of 57 shooting. Baylor distributed 15 dimes and had 10 steals in this game. Moreover, Baylor had 27 rebounds (8 offensive, 19 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Baylor finished the game shooting 42.9% from the charity stripe by knocking down 3 of their 7 tries. They also buried 13 of 27 tries from beyond the arc. In reference to fouls, the Horned Frogs finished with 11 while Baylor totaled 14 fouls.
Mike Miles is someone who came through for the matchup. He finished the game at 56.3% from the floor and earned 5 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 37 mins played and also pulled down 1 board. He accumulated 26 points on 9 out of 16 shooting.
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TCU steps onto the hardwood with a record of 10-2 so far this season. They currently have an average of 73.3 points per outing (155th in D-1) on 43.2% from the floor. The Horned Frogs are connecting on 31.6% from downtown (77 of 244) and 70.0% from the free throw line. As a team, TCU is collecting 42.8 rebounds per game and has accounted for 178 assists so far this year, which is 231st in college basketball in terms of passing. They lose possession by turning the ball over 13.4 times per game and as a group they are committing 13.6 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
On the defensive end, the Horned Frogs are forcing their opponents into 14.3 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 16.5 personal fouls. They are 79th in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 152 relinquished this year. The Horned Frogs defensively are giving up and opponent field goal percentage of 41.2% (285 of 692) and they surrender 30.8 boards per contest as a team. They are conceding 33.8% from beyond the arc while they are 51st in college basketball in opponents PPG (62.9).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Kansas State Wildcats took a loss by a final score of 71-68 when they faced West Virginia. The Wildcats snagged 27 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards totaling 37 in the game. They gave up possession 11 times, while recording 7 steals for the game. West Virginia committed 12 personal fouls in this game which took the Wildcats to the free throw line for a total of 7 attempts. They were able to knock down 5 of them for a rate of 71.4%. When talking about shooting from 3-point land, Kansas State made 13 of 34 tries (38.2%). When the game finished, the Wildcats shot 25 out of 67 from the field which had them at 37.3%. The Wildcats permitted West Virginia to convert 26 of their 63 tries from the floor which had them at 41.3% for this game. They wrapped up this game 31.8% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 7 of 22 and walked away from this one shooting 12 out of 17 at the charity stripe (70.6%). When it comes to rebounding, Kansas State permitted West Virginia to grab 36 in total (10 on the offensive glass).
Mark Smith ended up being a factor for the Wildcats in this contest. He totaled 14 points in his 37 minutes on the hardwood and had 5 dimes for the matchup. He converted 5 of 7 for the game for a field goal rate of 71.4%, and tallied 8 rebounds.
Kansas State has a win-loss mark of 8-6 on the campaign. The Wildcats commit 16.9 personal fouls every game while shooting 75.2% from the charity stripe. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 13.9 times per contest (153rd in college basketball) and they are turning it over 11.6 times per contest. Kansas State has scored 974 points for the season (69.6 per contest) and they grab 36.9 rebounds per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Wildcats are shooting 43.0% from the floor, which is ranked 244th in the country.
The Wildcats on the defensive side of the court are 33rd in Division 1 in points given up per game with 61.9. They are able to force 13.2 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 39.2% from the floor (38th in the country). The Kansas State defense surrenders 26.5% on 3-pointers (89 of 336) and their opponents are connecting on 67.4% of their foul shots. They have conceded 11.7 assists and 34.7 total rebounds per game, which is 120th and 188th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take TCU
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