West Virginia Mountaineers (15-6) at TCU Horned Frogs (11-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena)
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs +9 -- Over/Under: 147.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The West Virginia Mountaineers and TCU Horned Frogs meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena.
The West Virginia Mountaineers look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The West Virginia Mountaineers are averaging 77.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 72.4 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Miles McBride is averaging 15.3 points and 3.4 rebounds while Derek Culver is averaging 13.4 points and 10.3 rebounds. Taz Sherman is the third double-digit scorer and Sean McNeil is grabbing 1.9 rebounds. The West Virginia Mountaineers are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.1 percent from the free throw line. The West Virginia Mountaineers are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.9 rebounds per game.
The TCU Horned Frogs need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The TCU Horned Frogs are averaging 68.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.7 points on 44.4 percent shooting. RJ Nembhard is averaging 16.9 points and four assists while Mike Miles is averaging 14.6 points and 3.6 rebounds. Kevin Samuel is grabbing 8.5 rebounds and PJ Fuller is dishing 1.4 assists. The TCU Horned Frogs are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The TCU Horned Frogs are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game.
The Mountaineers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games. The Horned Frogs are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. The over is 10-1 in Mountaineers last 11 overall. The over is 7-3 in Horned Frogs last 10 home games. The home team is 10-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The West Virginia Mountaineers should be the favorites, but they're not exactly world beaters and they're only 3-5 against the spread this season when favored by eight or more points. The TCU Horned Frogs have played better over their last few games and they only lose at home by an average of 1.8 points. WVU probably wins, but this is a lot of meat on the bone here. Give me TCU and the points.