TCU vs. Iowa State - 1/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iowa State Cyclones (14-4) at TCU Horned Frogs (9-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm (TCU Recreation Center)
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs +8.5 -- Over/Under: 153.5 See the Latest Odds
The TCU Horned Frogs and the Iowa State Cyclones face off on Saturday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The TCU Horned Frogs are 9-9 this season and they have lost their last three games. TCU is averaging 69.5 points per game and they are shooting 42.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Vlad Brodziansky leads the Horned Frogs averaging 11.8 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Malique Trent is averaging 11.7 points, Chauncey Collins is averaging 10.5 points, and Karviar Sheppherd is averaging 8.8 points and 6.0 rebounds. TCU is 7-4 at home but 1-5 in Big 12 games.
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The Iowa State Cyclones are 14-4 this season and they have won their last two games. ISU is averaging 85 points per game and they are shooting 50.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent. Georges Niang leads the Cyclones averaging 19.7 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. Monte Morris is averaging 15 points, Jameel McKay is averaging 13.5 points and 9.2 rebounds, and Abdel Nader is averaging 12.9 point and 5.7 rebounds. Iowa State is 2-2 on the road and 3-3 in Big 12 games.
TCU is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-1 against the spread following a loss, and 4-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread. Iowa State is 6-1-1 against the spread in their last eight road games, 7-3-1 against the spread against the Big 12, and 9-4-2 against the spread following a win.
This is just a ton of points and while I see ISU as the better team I am going to take the points here.