Monday, February 12, 2018

Mountaineers Host TCU in Big 12 Action

West Virginia Mountaineers

Mountaineers Look to Rebound

The TCU Horned Frogs and the West Virginia Mountaineers will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at WVU Colliseum. Tip-off is set for 9 pm EST and ESPN2 has the telecast.

Oddsmakers opened the Mountaineers as -6-point favorites versus the Horned Frogs, while the game's total opened at 161. West Virginia is now an 8-point favorite and the total has dropped to 154.5.

West Virginia was a 88-85 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Oklahoma State Cowboys. They failed to cover the -12.5-point spread as favorites.

The Mountaineers' defense unraveled during the 88-85 loss. They allowed 16 points over the final 2:50. That must be shored up as they prepare to face the conference's most efficient offensive team.

That squandered a career-high 33-point performance by Jevon Carter. He is the team's top offensive player at 17.2 points and 6.7 assists per game. West Virginia aims to get Sagaba Konate (10.5 points a game) and Ahmad (10.7 points) more involved.

TCU Need a Big Road Win Over Mountaineers

Last time out for TCU, they were a 87-71 winner as they battled the Texas Longhorns at home. They covered in the match as a -5.5-point favorite.

The Horned Frogs are an NCAA bubble team backed by solid metrics. They are 24th in RPI, 22nd in Ken Pom and they are probably needing at least eight league wins to nab an at-large bid.

The Horned Frogs have the nation's No. 5-rated offense according to KenPom. 6-foot-10 forward Vladimir Brodziansky scored 25 points and Kouat Noi sank four 3-pointers on his way to 18 points.

TCU has not beaten a ranked team on the road since the 1997-98 season. Monday expects to encounter an ornery opponent. West Virginia missed its chance to make a jump in the Big 12 standings. Their loss made them fall two games off the pace.

The Horned Frogs beat West Virginia for the first time in 12 tries. That signature victory featured the Mountaineers going nearly 10 minutes without a basket. It was a rare stretch of pesky guarding by the Frogs. Ken Pom rates only 128th defensively.


Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
West Virginia18-710-1280.9268.1212.85-64-311-125-73-4

Power Stats

Assists Turnovers



Team Records

TCU Horned Frogs

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 104-63-11-56-43-13-382.0079.202.80
vs Conf5-73-32-47-53-34-283.0080.582.42

West Virginia Mountaineers

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 104-63-31-34-62-42-275.5071.803.70
vs Conf7-54-23-37-53-34-277.5071.585.92


Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense84.961068.1261
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense81.751364.5350
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed35.758435.47191
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense80.923476.76221
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense83.064681.13228
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed39.763631.3820

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals
West Virginia9-15-57-378.9037.9042.7539.7064/1949.40

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Jan 22, 2018W.VA73TCU822TCU154OTCUTCUTCU333533.342.440467/279/2485
Feb 25, 2017W.VA61TCU605TCU145UTCUTCUTCU273036.943.536383/148/17126
Jan 7, 2017TCU70W.VA82-13TCU144.5OTCUW.VAW.VA283946.245.833385/147/2358
Mar 10, 2016TCU66W.VA86-16.5W.VA140.5OW.VAW.VAW.VA364735.255.632365/1911/2498
Feb 13, 2016TCU42W.VA73-18W.VA144.5UW.VAW.VAW.VA224133.337.535503/84/16615
Jan 4, 2016W.VA95TCU8711TCU142OW.VAW.VAW.VA454757.742.635309/176/131010
Jan 24, 2015TCU85W.VA86-10TCU131OTCUTCUW.VA353649.140.847373/76/2579
Jan 3, 2015W.VA78TCU67-1W.VA127.5OTCUW.VATCU303242.443.243333/114/13122
Mar 1, 2014TCU59W.VA81-16W.VA143.5UW.VAW.VAW.VA363939.242.929442/97/2056
Jan 4, 2014W.VA74TCU694W.VA138OTCUW.VATCU423940.747.238307/179/1964

NCAA Basketball Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

TCU Horned Frogs

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Feb 10, 2018TEXAS87-71W-5.5141.5W/O54.8490.0010H
Feb 6, 2018KANSA64-71L7.5156.5W/U40.3553.3310A
Feb 3, 2018TEXTK71-83L-3.5146L/O49.0262.506H
Jan 30, 2018OKST79-66W-1154.5W/U55.5673.338A
Jan 27, 2018VANDY78-81L-3.5150.5L/O55.560.008A

West Virginia Mountaineers

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Feb 10, 2018OKST85-88L-12.5150L/O51.8585.715H
Feb 5, 2018OKLA75-73W3.5167W/U42.2566.679A
Feb 3, 2018KANST89-51W-7145W/U54.9095.8310H
Jan 31, 2018IOWAS77-93L-9.5148L/O43.2871.439A
Jan 27, 2018KENTY76-83L-10.5148.5L/O39.7166.6710H

Next up:
TCU home to Oklahoma State Saturday, February 17
West Virginia at Kansas Saturday, February 17

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