Saturday, January 28, 2017
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, January 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 8 point favorites.
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The Razorbacks come into this game with an overall record of 16-4 and a road record of 3-2. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Cowboys have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 9-6 and they are 8-7 against the spread.
Dusty Hannahs comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 23.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Razorbacks. He pulls down 1.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 89%. Daryl Macon averages 14 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Arkansas. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Jawun Evans averages 18.2 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year for the Cowboys. He grabs 2.5 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 17.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Arkansas averages 81.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 69th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 69th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per game which ranks them 73rd and 77th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 70th with 12.2 per game. The Razorbacks allow 73.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 80th and 108th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 150th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 116th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 179th in Division 1.
Oklahoma State averages 87.2 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 67th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 14th in the nation. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 94th and 108th respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 285th with 14.6 per game. The Cowboys allow 78.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 296th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 266th and 158th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 131st place in the nation. The Cowboys force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in college basketball.
The Razorbacks average 74.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 0.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5.3 per contest. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 112.9 and they assist on 53.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Arkansas turns the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.5%. The Razorbacks give up 74.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cowboys score 94.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 86.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 8 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.4 points per game. The Cowboys have a rating on offense of 116 and 49.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 75.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.7%. The Cowboys give up 80.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-9 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 9-9 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 8-7 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-6 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/16 G Tavarius Shine Back out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -8
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