TCU Horned Frogs at Oklahoma Sooners Betting Prediction 01/18/20

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The TCU Horned Frogs (12-4, 3-1 Big 12) will be at the Lloyd Noble Center to take on the Oklahoma Sooners (11-5, 2-2 Big 12) in a Big 12 matchup. The game gets underway at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

TCU Horned Frogs vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last matchup. The Sooners fell to the sixth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks, 66-52, while the Horned Frogs were blown out by the 12th-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers, 81-49.

TCU had a free throw rate of 0.318 (above their season average of 0.143) while Oklahoma had a turnover percentage of 7.0 (better than their season average of 13.6). Oklahoma’s Kristian Doolittle led the way, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds. RJ Nembhard played a key role for TCU with 14 points and six rebounds.

The Sooners dominated this series last year, securing victories in both contests. In the most recent game, Oklahoma won 71-62. Oklahoma did a great job of converting from the charity stripe (10-13; 76.9 percent). TCU, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (34.9 vs. 20.0). This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year.

Based on each team’s statistical profile, ball security could play a significant role in this showdown. Oklahoma commits the fourth-fewest miscues in the nation (turnover percentage of 14.7 percent), while the gambling defense of TCU forces the 23rd-most (opponents’ turnover percentage of 24.4 percent). Moreover, the Horned Frogs rank 342nd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.151), while the Sooners rank eighth in opponents’ FTA rate (0.148).

TCU at Oklahoma Betting Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Oklahoma, ATS Winner – TCU, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • TCU ranks 39th in three pointers attempted per game (26.4) while Oklahoma ranks 268th in three pointers allowed per game (28.1).
  • The Horned Frogs rank 43rd in steals per game (8.2) while the Sooners rank 142nd (6.4).
  • Oklahoma ranks 25th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while TCU ranks 80th (3.3).
  • The Horned Frogs rank 18th in assists per game (16.5) while the Sooners rank 217th (11.3).
  • TCU ranks 91st in rebounds allowed per game (33.8) while Oklahoma ranks 247th (38.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Horned Frogs have scored an average of 65.6 points per game (4.7 below their season average) and allowed an average of 62.0 points per game (0.5 above their season average).
  • The Sooners’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 1.4, down from 3.4 for the season.