Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Ferrell Center to play the Baylor Bears on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 13 point favorites.
The Sooners come into this game with an overall record of 9-17 and a road record of 1-7. They are 11-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-11. The Bears have an overall record of 22-5 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 7-14 and they are 11-11 against the spread.
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Jordan Woodard comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Sooners. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Rashard Odomes averages 10.6 points per game in 26.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Oklahoma. His field goal percentage is 51% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Johnathan Motley averages 16.8 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Bears. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Manu Lecomte averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Oklahoma averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 140th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 243rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 140th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 11.1 assists per game which ranks them 54th and 309th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 283rd with 14.5 per game. The Sooners allow 75.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 243rd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 123rd and 266th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 254th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 144th in Division 1.
Baylor averages 72.3 points per game this year which ranks them 189th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 47th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 167th in the nation. They average 37.1 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 85th and 45th respectively. In the turnover department the Bears rank 188th with 13.3 per game. The Bears allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 23rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.5 rebounds a game which ranks 11th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 150th place in the nation. The Bears force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in college basketball.
The Sooners average 73.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 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 -5.3 per contest. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101.2 and they assist on 42.8% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oklahoma turns the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.4%. The Sooners give up 77.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 80.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bears score 72.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 71 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 3.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.9 points per game. The Bears have a rating on offense of 112.3 and 60.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Baylor turns it over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 38.8%. The Bears give up 59.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-12 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-11 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 11-11 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 7-14 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
02/13/17 G Jordan Woodard Knee out for season
Baylor Bears Injuries
02/20/17 G Ishmail Wainright Ankle injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Oklahoma
02/20/17 G Manu Lecomte Ankle injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Oklahoma
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor -13
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