The TCU Horned Frogs (16-14, 7-10 Big 12) and Oklahoma Sooners (18-12, 8-9 Big 12) will square off at Ed & Rae Schollmaier Arena to bring the regular season to a conclusion. Action gets underway at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 7, 2020, and it can be seen on ESPN2.
Oklahoma Sooners vs. TCU Horned Frogs ATS Preview
In the Sooners’ last contest, they lost a tough one against the Texas Longhorns, 52-51. Oklahoma’s Kristian Doolittle had a solid game, leading the team in scoring with 20 points on 6-for-14 shooting. Texas held the Sooners to an effective field goal percentage of 0.300 (below their season average of 0.487). Oklahoma, on the other hand, did a great job of getting and making free throws (21-29; 72.4 percent).
The Horned Frogs are trying to rebound after their 75-66 loss to the No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks in their last matchup. Desmond Bane was TCU’s high scorer with 24 points on 8-for-15 shooting. Kansas’ free throw rate was their largest strength over TCU. The Jayhawks had a rate of 0.259 (above their season average of 0.234), while the Horned Frogs posted a mark of 0.170.
Points at the line might be hard to come by for TCU in this battle. The Horned Frogs rank 332nd in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.173, while Oklahoma ranks first in FTA rate allowed (0.141).
These two squads have already met once this season. The Sooners won 83-63. Oklahoma did a great job of converting from the free throw line (14-17; 82.4 percent). TCU, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (10.8 vs. 15.2). Brady Manek was the game’s leading scorer with 31 points.
Oklahoma Sooners at TCU Horned Frogs ATS Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Oklahoma, ATS Winner – Oklahoma, O/U – Over
The Sooners rank 30th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Horned Frogs rank 166th (3.9).
TCU ranks 34th in three pointers allowed per game (18.3) while Oklahoma ranks 269th (25.3).
The Sooners rank 63rd in assists allowed per game (11.4) while the Horned Frogs rank 233rd (15.0).
TCU ranks 94th in rebounds allowed per game (33.4) while Oklahoma ranks 263rd (38.2).
The Horned Frogs have been outscored by an average of 3.8 points in their last five games. On the season, TCU has defeated opponents by an average of 0.7 points.
During their last five games, the Sooners have scored an average of 61.8 points per game (8.2 below their season average) and allowed an average of 62.6 points per game (4.5 below their season average).