Saturday, January 30, 2016
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Pete Maravich Assembly Center to play the LSU Tigers on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Sooners come into this game with an overall record of 17-2 and a road record of 4-2. They are 9-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-6. The Tigers have an overall record of 13-7 and a home record of 11-1. They have an over/under record of 8-9 and they are 4-13 against the spread.
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 25.9 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Sooners. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage is currently at 90%. Jordan Woodard averages 14.9 points per game in 30.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for Oklahoma. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Ben Simmons averages 19.8 points per game while playing 34.2 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 12.7 rebounds per game and has 4.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Keith Hornsby averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Oklahoma averages 85.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 47% which is good for 1st in the country. They average 41.5 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 19th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 188th with 13.1 per game. The Sooners allow 71.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 161st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 60th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 241st and they give up 10.8 assists per contest which puts them in 26th place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 264th in the Division 1.
LSU averages 81.3 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 42nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 250th in the nation. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 46th and 32nd respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 101st with 12.1 per game. The Tigers allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 249th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 184th and 168th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 243rd and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 98th place in the nation. The Tigers force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in college basketball.
The Sooners average 84 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 8.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 9.7 per contest. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 115.1 and they assist on 54.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.1 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 57%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Oklahoma turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.5%. The Sooners give up 75.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 86.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.9 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 108.9 and 56.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. LSU turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.5%. The Tigers give up 73.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-8 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-6 against the over/under
LSU Tigers Betting Trends
The LSU Tigers are 4-13 against the spread
The LSU Tigers are 8-9 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
LSU Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 F Brian Bridgewater Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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