Ball State at Oklahoma College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/15/2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 16 point favorites.
Ball State comes into this game with an overall record of 0-1. They currently have a point differential of -1.0 as they are averaging 77.0 points per game while giving up 78.0 per contest. Oklahoma has an overall record of 1-0. They are averaging 108.0 points per game and surrendering 89.0, good for a point differential of 19.0.
Valuable Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals are 1-0 against the spread this season
The Ball State Cardinals are 0-1 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 0-1 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tayler Persons averages 14 points per game while playing 28 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 31% while his free throw percentage is at 100%. Tahjai Teague averages 14 points per game in 25 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 11 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 50%.
Trae Young averages 15 points per game while playing 26 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6 rebounds per game and has 10 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 31% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Christian James averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ball State averages 77.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 156th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.0 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 123rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 155th in the country. They average 35.0 rebounds per game and 15.0 assists per game, which ranks them 217th and 120th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 233rd with 12.0 per game. The Cardinals allow 78.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 213th in Division 1. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 260th and 56th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 200th and they give up 14.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 192nd place in college basketball. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 40th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 6th in the country with 108.0 points per game this year. They are 24th in D-1 in shooting at 56%, while their average scoring margin is 19.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 186th in college basketball. They are 36th in the nation in rebounding with 46.0 boards per game, and 31st in assists per contest with 21.0. The Sooners are 68th in turnovers per game with 17.0. The Sooners surrender 89.0 points per contest, which ranks them 289th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 55% average from 3-point range, ranking them 195th and 325th in those defensive statistics. They rank 291st with 19.0 assists allowed per contest and 69th with 31.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 153rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per game this season.
The Cardinals are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.1, and their defensive rating of 105.4 is ranked 221st. In terms of pace they are 129th in the country with 74.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 129th. As a team they are 160th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 106th in Division 1. Ball State is 231st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 207th in the nation.
Oklahoma is 148th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 217th in Division 1. The Sooners are 198th in the nation in defensive rating with 102.3, and their offensive rating of 124.1 is ranked 32nd. They are 5th in D-1 in pace with 87.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 61% is 39th. As a unit they are 28th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 65% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 162nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ball State/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma -16
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