Saturday, February 4, 2017
United Spirit Arena
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to United Spirit Arena to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 6 point favorites.
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The Sooners come into this game with an overall record of 8-13 and a road record of 1-4. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-8. The Red Raiders have an overall record of 15-7 and a home record of 13-1. They have an over/under record of 9-9 and they are 8-10 against the spread.
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Rashard Odomes comes into this contest averaging 10 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Sooners. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is currently at 66%. Kameron McGusty averages 10 points per game in 22.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Oklahoma. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Keenan Evans averages 14.2 points per game while playing 28.5 minutes per contest this year for the Red Raiders. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Zach Smith averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Oklahoma averages 75.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 115th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 223rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 131st in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 68th and 286th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 276th with 14.5 per game. The Sooners allow 75.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 242nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 107th and 220th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 282nd and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 152nd place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 85th in Division 1.
Texas Tech averages 75.5 points per game this year which ranks them 111th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 18th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 58th in the nation. They average 33.1 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 295th and 120th respectively. In the turnover department the Red Raiders rank 26th with 11.2 per game. The Red Raiders allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 34th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 112th and 245th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 28.5 rebounds a game which ranks 4th and they give up 10.6 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the nation. The Red Raiders force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 94th in college basketball.
The Sooners average 73.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 67 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -11.7 per contest. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101 and they assist on 43.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.5 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 16.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.4%. The Sooners give up 75.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Red Raiders score 80.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 65.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.1 points per game. The Red Raiders have a rating on offense of 112.8 and 52.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Texas Tech turns it over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.2%. The Red Raiders give up 63.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 63.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-9 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-8 against the over/under
Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-10 against the spread
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 9-9 against the over/under
Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
01/30/17 G Darrion Strong Shoulder "?"
Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Texas Tech -6
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