Alcorn State Braves vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 11/21/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Alcorn State Braves vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
The Alcorn State Braves (1-4) are en route to Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena on Tuesday where they will take on the TCU Horned Frogs (4-0).
The Alcorn State Braves faced off with Michigan State and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 81-49 in their last contest. When it comes to personal fouls, the Braves finished with 17 and Michigan State accounted for 18 personal fouls. They knocked down 10 out of their 25 tries from distance. Michigan State ended up shooting 52.4% from the charity stripe by converting 11 of 21 tries. On top of that, Michigan State snagged 36 rebounds (9 offensive, 27 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. Michigan State earned 24 dimes and had 7 steals for the contest. In terms of defending, Alcorn State allowed the other team to go 52.6% from the field on 30 of 57 shooting. They also doled out 9 assists for the game in addition to creating 9 turnovers and earning 5 steals. In terms of rebounding, they collected a total of 36 with 12 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Braves converted 12 of 20 attempts for a rate of 60.0%. Alcorn State ended the contest having earned a 26.2% FG percentage (16 of 61) and buried 5 out of their 18 shots from beyond the arc.
Jeremiah Gambrell is one guy who was a contributor in the game. He ended up shooting 50.0% from the field but didn't record a dime. He saw the court for 22 minutes played and totaled 2 rebounds. He walked away with 12 points on 4 of 8 shooting.
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Alcorn State steps onto the hardwood with a record of 1-4 on the campaign. They are losing possession via turnover 11.2 times per game and as a unit are committing 19.8 fouls every game. As a team, Alcorn State is pulling down 35.6 rebounds per game and has accumulated 46 assists on the campaign, which ranks 261st in Division 1 in terms of passing the rock. The Braves are hitting 27.4% from downtown (20 of 73) and 66.4% from the charity stripe. They average 68.2 points per outing (284th in the country) while hitting 39.1% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Braves are able to force 12.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.8 personal fouls. They are giving up 40.9% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 342nd in college hoops in points per game from their opponents (83.2). The Braves defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 49.0% (140 of 286) and they surrender 37.6 boards per contest as a squad. They are currently ranked 359th in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 90 relinquished for the campaign.
When they last played, the TCU Horned Frogs went home victorious with a score of 86-52 when they faced MVSU. In relation to rebounding, TCU allowed MVSU to snag 25 overall (8 on the offensive glass). They finished shooting 27.3% from beyond the arc by shooting 3 of 11 and finished the game at 9 out of 15 from the free throw line (60.0%). The Horned Frogs permitted MVSU to bury 20 of 52 attempts from the field which left them with a rate of 38.5% for the contest. When all was said and done, the Horned Frogs went 30 for 56 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 53.6%. When it comes to shots from beyond the perimeter, TCU made 6 of their 17 tries (35.3%). They were able to bury 20 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. MVSU earned 19 personal fouls in this game which took the Horned Frogs to the charity stripe for a total of 30 attempts. They also turned it over 10 times, while recording 15 steals in the matchup. The Horned Frogs were able to pull down 23 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 33 for the game.
Emanuel Miller ended up having an impact for the Horned Frogs for this game. He knocked down 5 of 9 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 55.6%, and had 4 rebounds. He had 13 points in his 29 mins of playing time and had 5 dimes in this game.
TCU has a record of 4-0 on the season. In terms of offensive execution, the Horned Frogs are connecting on 54.0% from the floor, which ranks them 12th in D-1. TCU has accounted for 364 pts so far this season (91.0 per game) and they collect 43.0 boards per game. They are getting an assist 23.0 times per contest (7th in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 14.3 times per game. The Horned Frogs are responsible for committing 17.5 fouls every game and they connect on 75.0% from the charity stripe.
The TCU defense concedes 32.8% on three-point shots (21 of 64) and their opposition knocks down 52.4% of their free throw attempts. They relinquish 12.5 assists and 27.0 rebounds per contest, which is 203rd and 9th in the nation. The Horned Frogs on the defensive side of the court are 38th in the nation in PPG given up with 60.5. They have forced 18.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and have let teams shoot 41.0% from the field (150th in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Alcorn State
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