Monday, January 23, 2017
Frank Erwin Center
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Monday, January 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas as 2.5 point favorites.
The Sooners come into this game with an overall record of 8-10 and a road record of 1-3. They are 8-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-6. The Longhorns have an overall record of 7-12 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 7-11 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
Jordan Woodard comes into this contest averaging 17.9 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Sooners. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 86%. Rashard Odomes averages 10.6 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Oklahoma. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Tevin Mack averages 14.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Longhorns. He grabs 4.9 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 59%. Jarrett Allen averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.4 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Oklahoma averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 74th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 182nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 57th in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game which ranks them 53rd and 222nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 301st with 14.9 per game. The Sooners allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 232nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 128th and 180th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 219th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 163rd place in the country. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in Division 1.
Texas averages 69.5 points per game this year which ranks them 253rd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 181st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 325th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per contest which ranks them 201st and 301st respectively. In the turnover department the Longhorns rank 229th with 13.9 per game. The Longhorns allow 68.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 70th and 20th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 209th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 55th place in the nation. The Longhorns force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in college basketball.
The Sooners average 72.1 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 -2.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 2 per contest. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 102.5 and they assist on 46.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Oklahoma turns the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.7%. The Sooners give up 74.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 84.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Longhorns score 74.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 67.7 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 8.4 points per game. The Longhorns have a rating on offense of 99 and 45.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 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 35% of their shots. Texas turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.1%. The Longhorns give up 66.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 8-7 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 10-6 against the over/under
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 11-7 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 7-11 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/12/17 G Tevin Mack Suspension out indefinitely
01/10/17 F Mareik Isom Ankle out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Texas -2.5
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