Friday, December 30, 2016
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Baylor Bears travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Friday, December 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 7 point favorites.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 12-0. They are 6-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-4. The Sooners have an overall record of 6-5 and a home record of 4-1. They have an over/under record of 6-3 and they are 4-5 against the spread.
Johnathan Motley comes into this contest averaging 16 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Allerik Freeman averages 12.7 points per game in 26.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 2.6 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
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 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Baylor averages 77.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 17.9 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 13th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 115th in the country. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 17.8 assists per game which ranks them 144th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 45th with 11.7 per game. The Bears allow 59.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 22nd and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 88th place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 80.1 points per game this year which ranks them 48th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 116th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 20th in the nation. They average 39.4 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest which ranks them 56th and 172nd respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 232nd with 14.4 per game. The Sooners allow 73 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 182nd in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 101st and 224th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 187th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 106th place in the nation. The Sooners force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 38th in college basketball.
The Bears average 73 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 12.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 27 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 119.5 and they assist on 64.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 60% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.4%. The Bears give up 60.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 59.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 88.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4 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 106 and 47.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% 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 83 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 6-1 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 2-4 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-5 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 6-3 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
12/17/16 F Terry Maston Disciplinary probable
11/09/16 F Nuni Omot Academics expected to miss fall semester
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
12/29/16 G Jordan Woodard Leg missed last game, "?" Friday vs. Baylor
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma +5.5
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