No.16 TCU Horned Frogs (13-3) vs. No.9 Oklahoma Sooners (13-2)
NCAAB: Saturday January 13th 2018 1:00 PM EST Time
LINE: Oklahoma -5
The top two scoring teams in the Big 12 Conference square off when No. 16 TCU (13-3, 1-3) plays at No. 9 Oklahoma (13-2, 3-1) Saturday at one. The Horned Frogs are coming off an 99-98 double-overtime loss at Texas on Wednesday.
Ready For The Huge Test
TCU is second in the Big 12 and 10th in the NCAA with 87.6 points per game. Oklahoma is first in the Big 12 and second in the nation with 93.1 points per game. The game is a rematch of the meeting two weeks ago when No. 12 Oklahoma defeated No. 10 TCU 90-89 in Fort Worth.
TCU will play OU for the second time before playing Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and West Virginia once. TCU played at OU in its regular season finale last season. Right now TCU’s three losses this season are by a combined six points to No. 12 Oklahoma, No. 10 Kansas and Texas.
TCU’s 13-2 start to the season was the best in school history since a 13-2 record during the 1933-34 season. They also lead the Big 12 Conference with 19.9 assists per game.
Oklahoma Ready For The Sweep?
Oklahoma boasts the nations second-best offense with an average 93.1 points per game. The Sooners are coming off a 75-65 win over No. 8/8 Texas Tech Tuesday after dropping their first Big 12 game at No. 6/5 West Virginia, 89-76 on Saturday. Freshman Trae Young leads the nation with 29.2 points and 10.2 assists per game.
Oklahoma leads the all-time series 20-4 with a 9-0 advantage in Norman. In the first meeting this season in Fort Worth, the Sooners overcame a 13-point deficit to hand the Frogs their first loss in 17 games, which was at the time, the longest streak in the nation. Trae Young had 39 points and 14 assists. OU won last season’s game in Norman, 73-68, on March 4.
- Horned Frogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
- Horned Frogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
- Horned Frogs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Big 12.
- Sooners are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games.
- Sooners are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
- Sooners are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record.
The Horned Frogs have yet to win on the road against the Sooners as they had one fatal mistake the last time they played them. They were unable to finish off the game. TCU have been winning games lately but everybody’s nails are gone. Take the Sooners in a comfortable win.