Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Baylor Bears travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 21-8 and a road record of 6-4. They are 9-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-8. The Sooners have an overall record of 22-6 and a home record of 13-1. They have an over/under record of 13-13 and they are 12-14 against the spread.
Taurean Prince comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Johnathan Motley averages 11.7 points per game in 21.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 62% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Buddy Hield averages 25.4 points per game while playing 34.7 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Isaiah Cousins averages 13.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Baylor averages 77.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 58th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 40th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 34th in the country. They average 36.9 rebounds per game and 18.2 assists per game which ranks them 117th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 151st with 12.5 per game. The Bears allow 69.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 123rd in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 240th and 297th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 28.9 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 17.9 assists per contest which puts them in 351st place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 111th in the Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 81.4 points per game this year which ranks them 15th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 78th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 2nd in the nation. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 14.8 assists per contest which ranks them 32nd and 77th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 140th with 12.4 per game. The Sooners allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 131st in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 27th and 99th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 243rd and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the nation. The Sooners force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in college basketball.
The Bears average 74.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.7 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 114.8 and they assist on 67.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 41.2%. The Bears give up 75.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 83.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 70 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.3 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 112.5 and 52.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.8%. The Sooners give up 66.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 62.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 9-13 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 15-8 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-14 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-13 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor
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