Wednesday, February 17, 2016
United Spirit Arena
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 148.5.
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The Sooners come into this game with an overall record of 20-4 and a road record of 5-3. They are 10-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-9. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 15-9 and a home record of 11-3. They have an over/under record of 11-10 and they are 11-10 against the spread.
Buddy Hield comes into this contest averaging 25.6 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Sooners. He pulls down 5.5 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 90%. Isaiah Cousins averages 13.9 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 4.6 rebounds per game for Oklahoma. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Devaugntah Williams averages 11.8 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Toddrick Gotcher averages 10.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Oklahoma averages 83.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 45th. Behind the arc they shoot 44% which is good for 1st in the country. They average 40.1 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 45th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 160th with 12.7 per game. The Sooners allow 71.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 162nd in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 34th and 99th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 236th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 36th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 225th in the Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 73.2 points per game this year which ranks them 159th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 141st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 238th in the nation. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per contest which ranks them 247th and 171st respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 103rd with 12 per game. The Red Raiders allow 69.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 109th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 114th and 149th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 33rd place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in college basketball.
The Sooners average 82 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68 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 -4 per contest. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 113.9 and they assist on 54% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. 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 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.4%. The Sooners give up 75.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Raiders score 74.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.6 points per game. The Red Raiders have a rating on offense of 107 and 53.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 67.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Texas Tech turns it over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.8%. The Red Raiders give up 66.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 10-12 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-9 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 11-10 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 11-10 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/28/15 C Isaiah Manderson Personal out indefinitely
01/29/16 C Norense Odiase Foot out 2-6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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