TCU Horned Frogs vs. Illinois State Redbirds - 11/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Illinois State Redbirds (1-1) at TCU Horned Frogs (3-0)
College Basketball: Monday, November 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Schollmaier Arena)
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Illinois State Redbirds will travel to play the TCU Horned Frogs in a non-conference college basketball game on Monday.
The TCU Horned Frogs are 3-0 this season after beating Jacksonville State by a score of 79-60 in their last game. TCU scored 43 points in the second half and was able to pull away for the win. Brandon Parrish led TCU with 20 points and 6 rebounds in this game. TCU shot 50% on field goals, while shooting 52.4% on three-pointers in their win. TCU is averaging 86.3 points per game while giving up 62 points per game. Desmond Bane is averaging 15 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game, while Brandon Parrish is averaging 14 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 1 assist per game for TCU. TCU is averaging 36 rebounds per game and 20 assists per game, while committing 13 turnovers per game. TCU is shooting 52.8% on field goals, 66.1% on free throws, and 40.6% on three-pointers.
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The Illinois State Redbirds are 1-1 this season after beating IPFW by a score of 75-57 in their last game. Illinois State led by 17 points at halftime and cruised to the win in the second half. Deontae Hawkins led Illinois State with 24 points and 7 rebounds in this game. Illinois State shot 46.8% on field goals, while shooting 42.3% on three-pointers in their win. Illinois State is averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 65 points per game. Illinois State is also averaging 38 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game, while committing 16 turnovers per game. Deontae Hawkins is averaging 19 points, 11 rebounds, and 1 assist per game, while Paris Lee is averaging 13 points and 5 assists per game for Illinois State. Illinois State is shooting 45.7% on field goals, 71% on free throws, and 40.5% on three-pointers.
Illinois State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a winning record and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games against a team with a winning percentage above .600. The under is 4-0-1 in Illinois State’s last 5 games. TCU is 0-8 ATS in their last 8 games following a win and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Monday games. The under is 7-1 in TCU’s last 8 home games.
TCU has started the season playing very well; while Illinois State was able to get their first win in their last game. TCU has the offensive advantage and will have the home court advantage in this game. I like TCU to get the win here.