Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 139.
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The Cowboys come into this game with an overall record of 10-10 and a road record of 0-4. They are 10-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Tigers have an overall record of 9-10 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 8-10 against the spread.
Phil Forte comes into this contest averaging 13.3 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Cowboys. He pulls down 1.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Jawun Evans averages 12.6 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Oklahoma State. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Kareem Canty averages 18.4 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 5.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Tyler Harris averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.1 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Oklahoma State averages 70.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 208th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 129th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 189th in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game which ranks them 192nd and 185th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 70th with 11.7 per game. The Cowboys allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 48th and 45th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 167th and they give up 11.3 assists per contest which puts them in 51st place in the country. They force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in the Division 1.
Auburn averages 75.1 points per game this year which ranks them 119th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 243rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 81st in the nation. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest which ranks them 175th and 218th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 273rd with 13.9 per game. The Tigers allow 78.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 291st in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 210th and 150th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.9 rebounds a game which ranks 313th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 207th place in the nation. The Tigers force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 93rd in college basketball.
The Cowboys average 68.3 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 -4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -0.3 per contest. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 106 and they assist on 53.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 29.6%. The Cowboys give up 72.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 84.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -14.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.2 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 102.1 and 49.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73 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 44% of their shots. Auburn turns it over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.6%. The Tigers give up 76 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 84 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-7 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-9 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 8-10 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 9-9 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/31/15 G Davon Dillard Suspension out indefinitely
12/01/15 G Phil Forte III Elbow out for season
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
01/01/16 G T.J. Dunans Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State
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