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TCU vs. Eastern Michigan - 11/26/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-3) at TCU Horned Frogs (3-1)
Date & Time Monday November 26, 2018, 8:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: TCU Horned Frogs -13 -- Over/Under: 134.5
TV Channel
FOX Sports
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NCAA BB | Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-3) at TCU Horned Frogs (3-1)
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The Eastern Michigan Eagles and TCU Horned Frogs meet Monday in college basketball action at the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena.

The Eastern Michigan Eagles could use a win here after losing three of their last four games. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are averaging 60.4 points on 39.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.8 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Paul Jackson is averaging 13.1 points and 4.1 assists while James Thompson IV is averaging 10.6 points and 9.9 rebounds. Boubacar Toure is the third double-digit scorer and Elijah Minnie is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are shooting 25.8 percent from beyond the arc and 52.2 percent from the free throw line. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.4 rebounds per game. The Eastern Michigan Eagles have split their last six road games.

The TCU Horned Frogs could use a win here to build on their solid 3-1 start to the season. The TCU Horned Frogs are averaging 71.5 points on 48.4 percent shooting and allowing 66.2 points on 39 percent shooting. Alex Robinson is averaging 16.3 points and eight assists while Desmond Bane is averaging 15.8 points and 5.8 rebounds. JD Miller is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Samuel is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The TCU Horned Frogs are shooting 33.8 percent from beyond the arc and 64 percent from the free throw line. The TCU Horned Frogs are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game. The TCU Horned Frogs have won seven of their last eight home games.

The Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Horned Frogs are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Monday games, 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 5-1 in Horned Frogs last 6 overall. The under is 21-7 in Eagles last 28 overall.

The Eastern Michigan Eagles have been downright terrible offensively in their two road games and are now going up against one of the better defenses in the country. The TCU Horned Frogs are coming off an ugly loss, but this is an expereinced team that should be able to bounce back. TCU hasn't been great against the number, which is the one pause I have with laying double-digit chalk, but Eastern Michigan hasn't played well at all for the most part of the season. So, TCU and the chalk has to be the play in this spot.

Pick:
TCU Horned Frogs -13

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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