Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Red Raiders vs Horned Frogs CBB Odds
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16-7 Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. TCU Horned Frogs 16-7
2017 NCAA Basketball – Big 12
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Time: 9 PM ET
Venue: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena Fort Worth, Texas
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: TCU -3.5
CBB Betting Total: 138.5
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With both of these teams sitting at 16 wins, but neither at over .500 in Big 12 play this game is very important for each.
Texas Tech has won 2 of their last 3 games and this game may be more important for them, as if they lose they will be 3 games under .500 in conference play.
The Horned Frogs have won 2 in a row after dropping four straight and they can get over .500 in Big 12 play with a win in this game.
Earlier this season at Texas Tech the Red Raiders beat the Horned Frogs 75-69.
In their last games TCU beat Texas 78-63 and Texas Tech beat Oklahoma 77-69.
Texas Tech Red Raiders
Texas Tech ranks 136th in the nation in points per game and tied for 38th in points allowed.
In Texas Tech’s win over Oklahoma State in their last game they shot 48.1% from the floor and held OU to 41.7% shooting.
In the Oklahoma game 4 of 5 starters for the Red Raiders scored in double figures and Aaron Ross was the high scorer going for 18 points off the bench.
He made all 6 of his free throws in the last 2:30 of the game and that area was key for Tech, as they had 20 free throws while OU only had 13.
Tech was also solid on the boards in the win over OU with 3 of 5 starters each having at least 5 rebounds.
Keenan Evans (14.2 ppg) leads 4 players for the Red Raiders that are averaging in double figures. He had failed to shoot over 50% from the floor in 3 straight games before doing so in the OU game going for 14 points on 6/9 shooting.
Tech is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games facing TCU on the road.
This season Texas Tech is only 1-5 on the road.
TCU Horned Frogs
TCU ranks 109th in the nation in points per game and tied for 83rd in points allowed.
In TCU’s win over Texas in their last game they really took control in the 2nd half outscoring the Longhorns by 12 points.
For the game they shot well with a 51.7% average and while they did not play the best D overall with Texas shooting 46.6% they held them to 15.4% from behind the 3-pt line.
TCU forced 12 turnovers in the win over Texas and they also had 13 offensive boards.
In the Texas game Vladimir Brodziansky scored 18 points and Alex Robinson went for 17 and it was the first time ever since joining the Big 12 that the Horned Frogs got to 5 wins. 3 of 5 starters went for at least 12 points in the game and one of the players that did not was G Kenrich Williams, but he had 8 rebounds and had 6 assists.
Brodziansky (14.3 ppg) leads 3 players for TCU that are averaging in double figures with Williams being one of them and he is nearly averaging a double-double (10.3 ppg 9.3 rpg).
The home team is only 3-11 ATS in the last 14 games between these teams.
TCU is 12-3 at home this season.
CBB Betting Trends:
- TECH is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games.
- TECH is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win.
- TCU is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games.
- TCU is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win.
Free Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. TCU Horned Frogs NCAAB Prediction:
Have to go with TCU in this one, as they have been great at home while Tech only has 1 road win all season.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: TCU -3.5
TCU will move to over .500 in the Big 12 with a home win in this game.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: TCU 77 – Texas Tech 71
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