Saturday, February 27, 2016
Frank Erwin Center
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Texas as 1 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 22-5 and a road record of 6-4. They are 12-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-12. The Longhorns have an overall record of 18-10 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 13-13 and they are 14-13 against the spread.
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 25.1 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Sooners. He pulls down 5.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Isaiah Cousins averages 13.4 points per game in 33.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game for Oklahoma. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Isaiah Taylor averages 15.4 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Javan Felix averages 11 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.8 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Oklahoma averages 82.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 14th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 65th. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 2nd in the country. They average 40.2 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 26th and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 146th with 12.4 per game. The Sooners allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 125th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 24th and 96th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 224th and they give up 10.9 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in the Division 1.
Texas averages 72.4 points per game this year which ranks them 172nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 174th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 195th in the nation. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per contest which ranks them 239th and 261st respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 23rd with 10.5 per game. The Longhorns allow 68 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 71st in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 67th and 112th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 180th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest which puts them in 59th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 194th in college basketball.
The Sooners average 80.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 6.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.3 per contest. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 112.9 and they assist on 53.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Oklahoma turns the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.8%. The Sooners give up 74 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 75.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -2 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.9 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 106.9 and 47.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.4%. The Longhorns give up 65.3 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 12-13 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-12 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 14-13 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 13-13 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/28/15 C Cameron Ridley Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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