The Charlotte 49ers (3-5) battle against the TCU Horned Frogs (8-1) in the Diamond Head Classic at Stan Sheriff Center. Action begins at 12:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, December 22, 2018.
Charlotte 49ers vs. TCU Horned Frogs Betting Odds
In their last outing, the Horned Frogs beat the Bakersfield Roadrunners, 66-61, while the 49ers lost to the Chattanooga Mocs, 80-69.
TCU dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.340 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 20.0. For those same stats, Bakersfield put up marks of 0.172 and 13.2, respectively. Charlotte, on the other hand, did a great job of making free throws (17-23; 73.9 percent). TCU’s Desmond Bane played well, finishing with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Charlotte was lifted by Jon Davis, who contributed 31 points.
From an effective field goal percentage perspective, TCU should have a substantial edge. Since last season, the Horned Frogs defense ranks 10th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.503), while the Charlotte offense ranks 331st in effective field goal percentage (0.485).
Charlotte vs. TCU ATS Pick
Pick: SU Winner – TCU, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2017-Present):
- TCU ranks first in assists per game (19.2) while Charlotte ranks 229th (10.6).
- The 49ers rank 35th in rebounds allowed per game (35.1) while the Horned Frogs rank 84th (31.0).
- The Horned Frogs rank 32nd in steals allowed per game (6.0) while the 49ers rank 121st (7.5).
- TCU averages 3.9 blocks per game, which ranks 28th in the nation. Charlotte ranks 77th in blocks allowed per game (3.5).