MVSU Delta Devils vs TCU Horned Frogs Prediction, 11/17/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: MVSU Delta Devils vs TCU Horned Frogs
Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
Location: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, TX
Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena is the location where the TCU Horned Frogs (3-0) will go up against the MVSU Delta Devils (0-3) on Friday.
The MVSU Delta Devils faced off with Connecticut and went home with a loss by a final score of 87-53 in their last game. With respect to personal fouls, the Delta Devils finished with 26 and Connecticut recorded 20 personal fouls. They made 11 of their 28 tries from long range. Connecticut went 60.0% from the charity stripe by converting 18 of their 30 shots. Additionally, Connecticut snagged 36 rebounds (12 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Connecticut doled out 20 assists and had 4 steals in this game. In reference to defending, MVSU allowed the other team to shoot 54.7% from the field on 29 out of 53 shooting. They also recorded 7 assists for this contest while creating 12 turnovers and having 7 steals. In reference to pulling down boards, they compiled 24 with 11 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Delta Devils made 14 of 21 shots for a rate of 66.7%. MVSU wrapped up the contest with a 32.2% FG percentage (19 out of 59) and converted 1 of 9 shots from downtown.
Rayquan Brown is someone who came through for this game. He totaled 18 points on 9 out of 24 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 36 mins and pulled down 8 boards. He ended up shooting 37.5% from the field but had no assists when the time ran out.
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MVSU comes into this game with a win-loss mark of 0-3 this season. They are losing possession via turnover 15.7 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 21.3 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, MVSU is pulling in 28.3 rebounds per contest and has racked up 18 assists so far this year, which has them ranked 356th in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Delta Devils are hitting 25.0% on three-point attempts (8 of 32) and 58.6% from the charity stripe. They average 52.0 pts per contest (361st in the nation) on 34.1% from the floor.
On defense, the Delta Devils have forced 12.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.3 fouls. They rank 339th in the country in allowing assists to the opposition with 56 conceded this year. The Delta Devils are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 52.6% (92 of 175) and they surrender 43.3 rebounds per game as a group. They give up 40.0% on 3-point shots and they rank 361st in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (91.7).
The last time they took the hardwood, the TCU Horned Frogs got the win with a final of 88-55 when they played UT Rio Grande. Regarding cleaning the glass, TCU allowed UT Rio Grande to collect 19 overall (4 on the offensive glass). They went 18.2% from beyond the perimeter by going 2 of 11 and finished the contest at 7 of 13 at the charity stripe (53.8%). The Horned Frogs allowed UT Rio Grande to make 23 of 56 tries from the floor which left them with a rate of 41.1% for this game. When the final whistle blew, the Horned Frogs finished shooting 35 for 68 from the field which gave them a percentage of 51.5%. With regard to three-point attempts, TCU knocked down 8 out of their 17 attempts (47.1%). They were able to bury 10 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 90.9%. UT Rio Grande committed 14 personal fouls for this contest which got the Horned Frogs to the charity stripe for a total of 11 tries. They also turned the ball over 18 times, while earning 13 steals in the matchup. The Horned Frogs pulled down 28 defensive boards and 11 offensive boards for a total of 39 for the contest.
JaKobe Coles ended up being a major contributor for the Horned Frogs for this contest. He buried 7 of 12 in this game giving him a field goal percentage of 58.3%, and had 4 rebounds. He earned 16 points in his 25 minutes on the hardwood and had 2 assists in this matchup.
TCU has a mark of 3-0 so far this year. The Horned Frogs have committed 18.0 fouls per contest and they shoot 81.6% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 23.7 times per game (6th in the nation) and they lose possession via turnover 15.7 times per game. TCU has totaled 278 points for the season (92.7 per contest) and they pull in 45.7 rebounds per game. As an offense, the Horned Frogs are shooting 54.1% from the field, which has them ranked 24th in college basketball.
The TCU defense surrenders 34.0% on three-point shots (18 of 53) and opponents are converting on 50.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They have relinquished 14.3 dimes and 26.3 boards every game, which is ranked 278th and 7th in the nation. The Horned Frogs defensively are ranked 84th in Division 1 in PPG given up with 63.3. They have forced 17.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 41.8% from the floor (198th in D-1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take TCU
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