TCU vs. Oklahoma State - 2/8/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma State Cowboys (11-12) at TCU Horned Frogs (10-13)
College Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm (TCU Recreation Center)
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs +1 -- Over/Under: 129.5 See the Latest Odds
The TCU Horned Frogs and the Oklahoma State Cowboys face off on Monday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The TCU Horned Frogs are 10-13 this season and they have lost seven of their last eight games. TCU is averaging 68.2 points per game and they are shooting 41 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.7 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. Malique Trent leads the Horned Frogs averaging 11 points per game. Vladimir Brodziansky is averaging 10.7 points, Chauncey Collins is averaging 10.4 points, and Brandon Parrish is averaging 8.4 points. TCU is 8-6 at home and 1-9 in the Big 12.
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 11-12 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Oklahoma State is averaging 70 points per game and they are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.5 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Jawun Evans leads the Cowboys averaging 12.9 points per game. Jeff Newberry is averaging 10.8 points, Leyton Hammonds is averaging 10.3 points and 5.3 rebounds, and Chris Olivier is averaging 9.0 points. Oklahoma State is 1-5 on the road and 2-8 in the Big 12.
TCU is 1-4 against the spread following a loss, 6-1 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record, and 0-5 against the spread against the Bog 12. Oklahoma State is 4-1-1 against the spread following a loss, 12-25-1 against the spread in their last 38 road games, and 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight games. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two.
The Cowboys are mild favorites here but I see them as the much better team and they get the win and cover.