Planning on watching today’s Horned Frogs and Monarchs game? Catch the action at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI, as the Monarchs hosts this showdown at 5:30 ET on ESPNU. The Horned Frogs are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Monarchs. The game’s over/under currently sits at 147.5 points.

TCU HORNED FROGS VS OLD DOMINION MONARCHS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Old Dominion Monarchs +14.5

This game will be played at Stan Sheriff Center at 5:30 ET on Thursday, December 21st.

WHY BET THE OLD DOMINION MONARCHS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Monarchs.
  • Not only will Old Dominion pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +14.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Can The Horned Frogs Secure a Win at Honolulu?

The TCU Horned Frogs, who have a record of 8-1, are set to take on Old Dominion. In their previous ten road games, TCU went 4-6, including last season. TCU’s ATS record leading into today’s game is 4-4, while their record against the spread in their last five games is 2-3.

TCU comes in with an over/under record of 4-4-0 through nine games, with their games averaging a combined 155.4 points per game so far. The Horned Frogs have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 148 points per game.

The TCU offense is coming off a game where they scored 79 points against Arizona State. They posted a field goal percentage of 45.6% and connected on 6 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Emanuel Miller, who is averaging 16.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, JaKobe Coles also maintains a PPG average of 13.1 heading into game.

The Horned Frogs’ defense is presently ranked 90th nationally, allowing an average of 67.1 points per contest. Against Arizona State in their most recent game, the TCU defense gave up a total of 59 points while allowing Arizona State to hit 38% of their shots.

Can the Monarchs Pull Off a Home Win?

Old Dominion comes into today’s game with a 3-6 record, having just lost to William & Mary (84-79). In their last five games at home, the Monarchs are 3-2, which includes last year. As of now, Old Dominion has a subpar ATS record, sitting at 2-5. In their past five games, they are 1-4 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through nine games, Old Dominion has an over/under record of 4-2-1, with their games averaging 144.9 points per game on average. When analyzing the Monarchs’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 145 points per game and an over/under record of 4-0-1.

Old Dominion is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 79 points versus William & Mary. This output is higher than their season-average of 69.4 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Chaunce Jenkins, who is averaging 16.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Vasean Allette also maintains a PPG average of 14.7 heading into game.

Old Dominion’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 73.2 points per game. So far, the Old Dominion defense is giving up an average of 9.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.2 times per game (409th).