Oklahoma State vs. TCU - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
TCU Horned Frogs (8-4) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (8-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN News
The Oklahoma State Cowboys and the TCU Horned Frogs face off on Saturday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 8-4 this season and they have won three of their last four games. OSU is averaging 71.7 points and they are shooting 44.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.5 points and their opponents are shooting 38.7 percent. Phil Forte III is leads the Cowboys averaging 13.3 points per game. Jeff Newberry is averaging 11.1 points and 5.9 rebounds, Leyton Hammonds is averaging 10.7 points, and Jawun Evans is averaging 10.2 points. Oklahoma State has been tough to figure out losing some winnable games.
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The TCU Horned Frogs are 8-4 this season and they have won their last four games. TCU is averaging 72.7 points and they are shooting 44 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40.5 percent. Vlad Brodzansky leads the Horned Frogs averaging 13.9 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Malique Trent is averaging 12.2 points, Karviar Shepherd is averaging 9.2 points and 7.4 rebounds, and Chauncy Collins is averaging 9.1 points. TCU has won their easier games and have lost their more difficult.
Oklahoma State is 1-6 against the spread against the Big 12, 37-13-2 against the spread in their last 52 home games against a team with a losing road record, and 2-6 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage higher than .600. TCU is 7-2 against the spread against the Big 12, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games against a team with a winning home record, and 0-4 against the spread following a win by 20 or more points. The favorite has covered the poit spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
Phil Forte is out for the Cowboys and TCU is under rated so I will take the Horned Frogs with the points.