TCU Horned Frogs (17-8) @ West Virginia Mountaineers (18-7)
NCAA BB: Friday, February 12, 2018, at 9:00 pm (WVU Coliseum)
Spread: Horned Frogs +5.5 / Mountaineers -5.5
FREE NCAA BB PICK TCU Horned Frogs vs. West Virginia Mountaineers
The TCU Horned Frogs (17-8, 5-7 Big 12) come into the game with a big conference win over Texas on Saturday night. However, the Horned Frogs have dropped the past 3 of the last five games. TCU started the season 12-0 before dropping 8 of the last 13 games.
The big Slovakian leads the Horned Frogs in scoring with 15.6 points a game. Vladimir Brodziansky has had 16 games in a row where he has scored in double digits. There have actually only been three games this season where he didn’t score in double figures.
TCU can score the basketball. They are scoring 85.0 points a game which puts them second in the Big 12 only behind the Oklahoma Sooners. Scoring relates to the excellent shooting percentage the Horned Frogs have. They lead the Big 12 in field goal percentage by shooting 50.2% from the field.
The West Virginia Mountaineers (18-7, 7-5 Big 12) host the Horned Frogs after losing their last game to Oklahoma State 88-85. The Mountaineers have lost 4 of the previous six games. At one point in the season, West Virginia had a 15-game winning streak before losing to Texas Tech on January 13th.
Senior guard Jevon Carter is the clear leader for the Mountaineers. He is scoring at a pace of 17.2 points per game and went absolutely bonkers in the last game against Oklahoma State. He had 33 points, four assists, four rebounds, and shot 61.1% from the field.
West Virginia’s defense has slacked a bit in the previous games. However, the Mountaineers still lead the Big 12 in turnover margin with a +6.3.
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TCU Horned Frogs
4-2 ATS in the last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of the last 13 games
5-2 ATS in the last 7 games when playing West Virginia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the last 8 games when playing West Virginia
2-4 ATS in the last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the last 7 games
11-1 SU in the last 12 games when playing TCU
4-2 ATS in the last 6 games when playing at home against TCU
FREE NCAA BB Prediction West Virginia Mountaineers vs. TCU Horned Frogs
West Virginia just isn’t the same team they were on the winning streak. At times they struggle to score the basketball especially if it isn’t in Jevon Carter. TCU is desperate for a big win to help their tournament resume. TCU might not win, but they will cover here. Throw some money at it and get rich folks!
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