TCU Horned Frogs vs Kansas State Wildcats Prediction, 2/7/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: TCU Horned Frogs vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Location: Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, KS
The Kansas State Wildcats (18-5) will try to defeat the TCU Horned Frogs (17-6) at Bramlage Coliseum on Tuesday.
The TCU Horned Frogs faced Oklahoma State and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 79-73 in their last game. In reference to fouls, the Horned Frogs walked away with 19 and Oklahoma State accumulated 15 fouls. They knocked down 8 of 19 tries from three-point range. Oklahoma State ended up shooting 64.7% at the free throw line by making 11 of their 17 tries. In addition, Oklahoma State collected 31 rebounds (5 offensive, 26 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Oklahoma State recorded 14 assists and had 5 steals in the game. Pertaining to defending, TCU allowed the other team to shoot 52.6% from the field on 30 out of 57 shooting. They also recorded 15 assists in the matchup while forcing the other team into 15 turnovers and earning 11 steals. In reference to rebounding, they compiled 26 with 6 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Horned Frogs made 15 of 17 tries for a rate of 88.2%. TCU ended with a 41.9% FG percentage (26 of 62) and buried 6 out of their 22 3-pointers.
Emanuel Miller is a player who was a major contributor in this matchup. He shot 53.8% from the field and also dished out 2 assists. He played 35 minutes and also collected 4 rebounds. He recorded 17 points on 7 out of 13 shooting.
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TCU steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 17-6 on the year. They turn the ball over 11.9 times per contest and as a squad they commit 15.8 personal fouls every game. As a unit, TCU is pulling in 36.5 boards per contest and has accounted for 373 dimes this year, which has them ranked 42nd in the nation in terms of passing. The Horned Frogs are hitting 29.1% on shots beyond the perimeter (120 of 412) and 71.9% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 77.3 points per outing (54th in D-1) while connecting on 46.1% from the floor.
Defensively, the Horned Frogs are forcing 16.4 turnovers per game and they draw 17.3 personal fouls. They are currently ranked 215th in college basketball in allowing assists with 311 relinquished so far this season. The Horned Frogs defense is allowing a FG percentage of 41.6% (560 of 1,347) and they surrender 34.7 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are giving up 29.9% on 3-point shots and they are 76th in D-1 in points per game allowed (66.0).
For their last game, the Kansas State Wildcats took a loss by a score of 69-66 against Texas. In reference to how they attacked the glass, Kansas State permitted Texas to get 30 in all (9 on the offensive glass). They went 25.0% from distance by connecting on 4 of 16 and finished the game at 19 of 24 from the free throw line (79.2%). The Wildcats allowed Texas to bury 23 of their 51 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 45.1% for the game. Overall, the Wildcats ended up shooting 22 out of 50 from the floor which had them at 44.0%. When discussing shooting from distance, Kansas State converted 6 out of their 19 attempts (31.6%). They were able to make 16 of those for a rate of 80.0%. Texas was called for 21 personal fouls for the game which got the Wildcats to the charity stripe for a total of 20 attempts. They turned the ball over 18 times, while getting 8 steals for the contest. The Wildcats recorded 22 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds for a total of 29 for the contest.
Keyontae Johnson ended up being important for the Wildcats in this contest. He tallied 16 points in his 24 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 1 assist in the matchup. He converted 6 of 10 for the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 60.0%, and had 3 rebounds.
Kansas State has a record of 18-5 this year. As an offense, the Wildcats are hitting on 45.6% from the field, which is 126th in D-1. Kansas State has accumulated 1,764 points so far this year (76.7 per contest) and they pull in 35.8 boards per game. Their rate of earning assists is at 17.1 times per game (12th in college basketball) and they are turning it over 14.0 times per contest. The Wildcats are committing 17.6 fouls per contest and they shoot 74.8% from the charity stripe.
The Kansas State defense gives up 29.0% from downtown (135 of 465) and opponents are making 68.1% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 13.5 assists and 34.0 rebounds every game, which is ranked 237th and 178th in college hoops. The Wildcats on defense are ranked 150th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 68.3. They are forcing their opponents into 15.2 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.8% from the field (88th in college basketball).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Kansas State and under the total points
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