Saturday, April 3, 2016
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The Villanova Wildcats travel to NRG Stadium to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, April 3, 2016 in the Final Four. The opening line for this game has Villanova as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 149.5.
The Wildcats come into this game with an overall record of 27-4 and a road record of 10-2. They are 19-17 against the spread and their over/under record is 16-14. The Sooners have an overall record of 24-6 and a home record of 14-1. They have an over/under record of 13-15 and they are 14-20 against the spread.
Josh Hart comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Wildcats. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. Kris Jenkins averages 13.5 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Villanova. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 85%.
Buddy Hield averages 25.4 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per contest this year for the Sooners. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Jordan Woodard averages 13 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Villanova averages 77.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 57th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 142nd in the country. They average 35 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 219th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 40th with 11 per game. The Wildcats allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 34th and 119th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.1 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 145th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 77th in the Division 1.
Oklahoma averages 80.5 points per game this year which ranks them 17th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 56th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 43% which is good for 2nd in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 55th and 74th respectively. In the turnover department the Sooners rank 209th with 12.9 per game. The Sooners allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 35th and 86th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 206th and they give up 11 assists per contest which puts them in 34th place in the nation. The Sooners force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 160th in college basketball.
The Wildcats average 75 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 9.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 15.7 per contest. The Wildcats have an offensive rating of 114.5 and they assist on 60.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they shoot 3 pointers on 43% of their shots. Villanova turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.1%. The Wildcats give up 65.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Sooners score 83.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 10 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.3 points per game. The Sooners have a rating on offense of 111.6 and 53% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 41% of their shots. Oklahoma turns it over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Sooners give up 66.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Villanova Wildcats Betting Trends
The Villanova Wildcats are 15-17 against the spread
The Villanova Wildcats are 16-14 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-18 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-15 against the over/under
Villanova Wildcats Injuries
11/10/15 F Tim Delaney Hip out indefinitely
03/13/16 G Donte DiVincenzo Foot out indefinitely
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
03/27/16 C Akolda Manyang Personal "?" Saturday vs. Villanova
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