TCU at West Virginia: 3/4/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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West Virginia Mountaineers (17-7) vs TCU Horned Frogs (12-11)
Game Info: Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm (WVU Coliseum)
Betting Odds: West Virginia Mountaineers -13.5 -- Over/Under: 145 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The TCU Horned Frogs and West Virginia Mountaineers face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at WVU Coliseum.
These two teams faced off earlier this season and it was West Virginia that was able to come away with a 74-66 victory.
The TCU Horned Frogs come into this game with a 12-11 record overall but they have lost four of their last five games. In the last game against Texas Tech, the offense could only manage 49 points and that led to the victory. TCU on the season is averaging 67.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.8 points per game. TCU is shooting 44.1 percent from the field and 34.4 percent from behind the three point line. RJ Nembhard has been the best player for TCU averaging 16.6 points while shooting 40.5 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the West Virginia Mountaineers who sit with a 17-7 record overall and they had won three games in a row before losing their last game against Baylor. They were able to force overtime against Baylor, but couldn’t make the plays late and were defeated by five points. West Virginia on the season is averaging 77.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.8 points per game. West Virginia is shooting 43.2 percent from the field and 36.6 percent from behind the three point line. Miles McBride has been the best player for West Virginia averaging 15.7 points while shooting 42.4 percent from the field.
TCU is 7-3 against the spread in their last ten road games. The over is 8-2 in West Virginia’s last 10 games overall. The home team is 7-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings played between the two teams.
This is a nice bounce back spot for West Virginia and they are going to take advantage in this game. Look for TCU’s offense to struggle to score and that will be the difference as West Virginia comes away with a cover of the spread.