The Clemson Tigers (4-1) go head-to-head against the TCU Horned Frogs (4-0) in the MGM Resorts Main Event Heavyweight at T-Mobile Arena. The game starts at 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 24, 2019, and will air on ESPN2.
TCU Horned Frogs vs. Clemson Tigers Free Prediction
In the Horned Frogs’ last game, they topped the UC Irvine Anteaters, 59-58. TCU’s 16.4 turnover percentage was their largest strength over UC Irvine, who had a mark of 25.8. The Horned Frogs’ mark was worse than their season average of 14.5, while the Anteaters’ was above their season average of 20.2. TCU received a boost from RJ Nembhard, who was the game’s leading scorer with 20 points on 7-for-18 shooting.
The Tigers dismantled the Alabama A&M Bulldogs in their last game, 87-51. The Tigers forced 18 turnovers, while the Bulldogs had a free throw rate of 0.054 (below their season average of 0.117). Al-Amir Dawes was the game’s leading scorer with 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting from the field.
Clemson could have difficulty getting to the charity stripe in this contest. Since the 2018-19 season, the Tigers rank 185th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.231, while TCU ranks 60th in FTA rate allowed (0.197).
TCU vs. Clemson Betting Pick
Pick: ATS Winner
Clemson ranks eighth in assists allowed per game (9.9) while TCU ranks 279th (15.1).
The Tigers rank 47th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while the Horned Frogs rank 207th (3.7).
TCU ranks 141st in three pointers attempted per game (22.7) while Clemson ranks 234th (20.7).
The Tigers average 6.9 steals per game, which ranks 97th in the NCAA. The Horned Frogs rank 101st in steals allowed per game (5.9).