The Wolf Pack and Horned Frogs are set to face off at 5:00 ET on ESPN2. The Horned Frogs will host the game at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI. The over/under for this game is set at 149 points, and the Horned Frogs are the home favorites against the Wolf Pack in a non-conference matchup.
NEVADA WOLF PACK VS TCU HORNED FROGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: TCU Horned Frogs -2
This game will be played at Stan Sheriff Center at 5:00 ET on Friday, December 22nd.
WHY BET THE TCU HORNED FROGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Horned Frogs.
- Not only will TCU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Will the Wolf Pack Find a Way to Win in Honolulu?
When they take on TCU, the Nevada Wolf Pack enter the game with a 10-1 overall record. In their previous ten road games, which includes games from last year, Nevada has a record of 5-5. Prior to today’s game, Nevada holds a 7-2 ATS record. In their last ten games this season, Nevada has a 3-2 record vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Nevada have had an average of 143.4 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 145.9 points. Their over/under record is 4-5-0. When analyzing the Wolf Pack’s last five games, they have produced a combined average of 134 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.
In their previous game, the Wolf Pack’s offense finished with 80 points, which is right in line with their current average of 78.5 points per contest. The top scorer for the Wolf Pack was Jarod Lucas with 22 points, while Nick Davidson also chipped in with 19 points.
Nevada’s defense has been playing well, ranking 40th nationally, with 63.6 points allowed per game. Against Temple in their most recent game, the Nevada defense gave up a total of 56 points while allowing Temple to hit 27% of their shots.
Will TCU Win at Home?
After 10 games, TCU has a 9-1 record. The Horned Frogs are 3-0 on the road and 6-0 overall. As of today, TCU holds a 5-4 ATS record. In their previous five games, the team is 3-2 vs. the spread.
After 10 games, TCU has an over/under record of 5-4-0, with their games averaging a combined 160.1 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Horned Frogs’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 158 points per game.
Coming off their recent game, the TCU offense tallied 111 points in a matchup against Old Dominion. Their field goal percentage for the game was 54.5%, and they made 9 threes. In terms of offense, the Horned Frogs have a season-long field goal percentage of 50%, putting them 18th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 170th in percentage and 238th in three-pointers made.
So far, the Horned Frogs’ defense is ranked 93rd in the country at 67.1 points per contest. Against Old Dominion in their most recent game, the TCU defense gave up a total of 87 points while allowing Old Dominion to hit 46% of their shots.