TCU vs. Illinois State - 11/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Illinois State Redbirds (2-2) vs. TCU Horned Frogs (2-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs +2.5 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The TCU Horned Frogs and the Illinois State Redbirds face off on Wednesday in Cancun in college basketball action.
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-2 this season and are coming off of a loss on Tuesday to Rhode Island. TCU is averaging 76.8 points and they are shooting 42.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.5 points and their opponents shoot 42.7 percent. Vlad Brodziansky leads the Horned Frogs averaging 12.8 points and 7.0 rebounds. Brandon Parrish is averaging 11.8 points, Malique Trent is averaging 11.3 points, and Chauncey Collins is averaging 10.8 points. TCU played well against URI but just came up short.
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The Illinois State Redbirds are 2-3 this season and and they are coming off of a loss to Maryland on Tuesday. Illinois shot 42.6 percent from the floor and 38.9 percent from beyond the three-point arc but allowed Maryland to shoot 50 percent from the floor. MiKyle McIntosh lead the Horned Frogs by scoring 17 points. Paris Lee scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds, Deontae Hawkins scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds, and DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell scored 11 points. Illinois State trailed by just one point at the half.
TCU is 4-0 against the spread in their last four neutral site games, 6-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games. Illinois State is 2-5 against the spread following a loss and 2-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
The total is set at 141 and I have this one staying under that number and that is my free pick.