Saturday, January 9, 2016
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to WVU Coliseum to play the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, January 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 15.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 146.
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The Cowboys come into this game with an overall record of 9-5 and a road record of 0-1. They are 7-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Mountaineers have an overall record of 13-1 and a home record of 6-0. They have an over/under record of 6-5 and they are 6-5 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 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Jeff Newberry averages 11.9 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game for Oklahoma State. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Devin Williams averages 14.7 points per game while playing 24.1 minutes per contest this year for the Mountaineers. He grabs 8.6 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Jaysean Paige averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 18.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Oklahoma State averages 70.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 200th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 127th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 188th in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game which ranks them 153rd and 176th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 45th with 11.3 per game. The Cowboys allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 21st and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 162nd and they give up 11.1 assists per contest which puts them in 42nd place in the country. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 273rd in the Division 1.
West Virginia averages 86.6 points per game this year which ranks them 6th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 23 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 271st in the nation. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 17th respectively. In the turnover department the Mountaineers rank 315th with 14.9 per game. The Mountaineers allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc ranking them 99th and 2nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.2 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 9.5 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the nation. The Mountaineers force 21.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in college basketball.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 7-5 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-6 against the over/under
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-5 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-5 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
West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State
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