Saturday, February 27, 2016
Gallagher Iba Arena
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The West Virginia Mountaineers travel to Gallagher Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 6.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Mountaineers come into this game with an overall record of 21-7 and a road record of 5-4. They are 15-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-13. The Cowboys have an overall record of 12-16 and a home record of 8-6. They have an over/under record of 11-15 and they are 13-12 against the spread.
Jaysean Paige comes into this contest averaging 14.2 points per game while playing 21.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Mountaineers. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Devin Williams averages 13.3 points per game in 24.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game for West Virginia. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Jeff Newberry averages 11.4 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Cowboys. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Leyton Hammonds averages 10.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
West Virginia averages 79.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 98th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 285th in the country. They average 40 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 29th and 68th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 289th with 13.9 per game. The Mountaineers allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 110th and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.2 rebounds a game which ranks 17th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 18.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 1st in the Division 1.
Oklahoma State averages 67.9 points per game this year which ranks them 279th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 225th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 210th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 202nd and 221st respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 136th with 12.4 per game. The Cowboys allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 57th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 154th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 173rd and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 46th place in the nation. The Cowboys force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 275th in college basketball.
The Mountaineers average 77 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -3.7 per contest. The Mountaineers have an offensive rating of 110.8 and they assist on 53.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. West Virginia turns the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 13.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 56.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 41.5%. The Mountaineers give up 73.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 82.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cowboys score 69.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -19.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.2 points per game. The Cowboys have a rating on offense of 102.6 and 53.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.3 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 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns it over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.1%. The Cowboys give up 62.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 15-10 against the spread
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 11-13 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 13-12 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 11-15 against the over/under
West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
02/26/16 G Daxter Miles Jr. Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/31/15 G Davon Dillard Suspension out indefinitely
12/01/15 G Phil Forte III Elbow out for season
02/07/16 G Jawun Evans Shoulder out for season
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia
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