Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Frank Erwin Center
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
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The Cowboys come into this game with an overall record of 10-3 and a road record of 2-1. They are 4-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3. The Longhorns have an overall record of 6-7 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 3-9 and they are 6-6 against the spread.
Jawun Evans comes into this contest averaging 19.8 points per game while playing 26.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Cowboys. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 15.6 points per game in 22.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game for Oklahoma State. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Tevin Mack averages 14.3 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 57%. Jarrett Allen averages 10.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.5 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage is 51%.
Oklahoma State averages 91.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 5th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 76th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 43rd in the country. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 39th and 108th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 295th with 15.2 per game. The Cowboys allow 78 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in the nation. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 238th and 200th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 114th place in the country. They force 19.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in Division 1.
Texas averages 69.5 points per game this year which ranks them 236th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 195th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 328th in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 147th and 287th respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 117th with 12.8 per game. The Longhorns allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 53rd in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 44th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 234th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 23rd place in the nation. The Longhorns force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in college basketball.
The Cowboys average 84 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 86.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7.3 per contest. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 117 and they assist on 47.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 78.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 13.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 40.4%. The Cowboys give up 80.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 79.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 75.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 72 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 9.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.8 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 100.6 and 46% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.2 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 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.6%. The Longhorns give up 64 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 62.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-4 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-3 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 6-6 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 3-9 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/16 G Tavarius Shine Back out indefinitely
Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Texas
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