Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. TCU Horned Frogs Betting Odds

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Big 12 foes will battle when the TCU Horned Frogs (17-9, 5-8 Big 12) challenge the Oklahoma State Cowboys (15-11, 5-8 Big 12) at Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena. TCU opened as a 7-point favorite, while the games Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 155.5 points. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 17, 2018, and it can be seen on ESPN2.

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. TCU Horned Frogs ATS Preview

In the Cowboys last matchup, they were beaten by the Kansas State Wildcats, 82-72. With 16 points on 8-for-18 shooting, Kendall Smith was Oklahoma State’s high scorer. Kansas State did a terrific job of converting from the charity stripe (18-21; 85.7 percent). Oklahoma State, on the other hand, held the Wildcats to an offensive rebounding percentage of 8.0 (below their season average of 27.2). The Horned Frogs are trying to rebound after their 82-66 loss to the No. 20 West Virginia Mountaineers in their last contest. Desmond Bane was TCU’s high scorer with 16 points on 6-for-9 shooting. West Virginia had an offensive rebounding percentage of 50.0 (above their season average of 36.9). TCU, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.214 vs. 0.180). Look for TCU to dominate the offensive glass in this contest. The Horned Frogs rank 26th in offensive rebounding percentage (34.9 percent), while Oklahoma State ranks 284th in defensive rebounding percentage (68.8 percent). Smith has really been playing well over the last five games for Oklahoma State, averaging 16.6 points per game. These teams have already met once this season. The Horned Frogs won 79-66. The Horned Frogs’ 28.6 offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest advantage over the Cowboys, who had a rate of 17.1. Cameron McGriff was a top player in the game with 11 points and six rebounds.

Oklahoma State Cowboys at TCU Horned Frogs Odds Prediction

Prediction: SU Winner – TCU, ATS Winner – Oklahoma State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Cowboys rank 90th in three pointers attempted per game (23.7) while the Horned Frogs rank 187th in three pointers allowed per game (22.8).
  • TCU ranks 78th in steals per game (6.8) while Oklahoma State ranks 136th in steals allowed per game (6.4).
  • TCU ranks ninth in rebounds allowed per game (30.3) while Oklahoma State ranks 169th (35.4).
  • The Cowboys average 14.4 assists per game, which ranks 105th in the nation. The Horned Frogs rank 254th in assists allowed per game (16.2).
  • Oklahoma State ranks 50th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while TCU ranks 179th (4.3).

Betting Trends:

  • The Horned Frogs have been outscored by an average of 1.2 points in their last five games. For the season, TCU has defeated opponents by an average of 7.3 points.
  • During their last five games, the Cowboys have scored an average of 73.2 points per game (4.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 78.4 points per game (5.0 above their season average).