Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
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The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 8-2 and a road record of 1-0. They are 5-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-5. The Sooners have an overall record of 6-4 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 6-2 and they are 4-4 against the spread.
Danjel Purifoy comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Mustapha Heron averages 16.1 points per game in 25.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game for Auburn. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jordan Woodard averages 17.6 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 5.2 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Christian James averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Auburn averages 81.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 37th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 165th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 145th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game which ranks them 176th and 119th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 123rd with 12.9 per game. The Tigers allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 174th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 87th and 58th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.3 rebounds a game which ranks 321st and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 93rd place in the country. They force 18.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 81.1 points per game this year which ranks them 43rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.2 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 78th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 13th in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 60th and 148th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 240th with 14.4 per game. The Sooners allow 72.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 177th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 86th and 221st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 157th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 121st place in the nation. The Sooners force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 82nd in college basketball.
The Tigers average 70.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 88 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 15.3 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 106.8 and they assist on 53.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 76.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Auburn turns the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.3%. The Tigers give up 75.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 88.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 86.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.2 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 108 and 48.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.3%. The Sooners give up 71.2 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 5-3 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 3-5 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-4 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 6-2 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/18/16 G Bryce Brown Suspension is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Mercer
12/18/16 F Horace Spencer Suspension is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. Mercer
12/17/16 C Austin Wiley Eligibility probable Sunday vs. Mercer
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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