Tulsa at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Parlay 12/19/2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane head to Gallagher-Iba Arena to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 11 point favorites.
Tulsa comes into this game with an overall record of 7-4. They currently have a point differential of 3.9 as they are averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 73.5 per contest. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 8-2. They are averaging 78.0 points per contest and giving up 64.6, which is a point differential of 13.4.
Valuable Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 5-3 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 6-2 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-4 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 0-8 against the over/under this year
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
12/15/17 G DaQuan Jeffries Hand is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/17 G Davon Dillard Dismissed is out for season
12/14/17 G Zack Dawson Dismissed is out for season
Sterling Taplin averages 11.8 points per contest in 27.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.3 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 70%. Junior Etou averages 18.1 points per contest while playing 28.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Tavarius Shine averages 11.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 24.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Kendall Smith scores 9.9 points per contest while playing 24.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.9 rebounds per contest and has 4.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Hurricane allow 73.5 points per contest which is 210th in Division 1. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 124th and 146th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 167th, and they allow 13.8 assists per game which puts them in 220th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 156th in the nation. Tulsa averages 77.5 points per contest this year, which is 141st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 94th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 200th in college basketball. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 126th and 253rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 145th with 14.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys give up 64.6 points per game, which ranks them 43rd in the country. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 65th and 90th in those defensive statistics. They rank 52nd with 11.1 dimes allowed per game and 189th with 35.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Cowboys are 323rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.3 per contest this year. Oklahoma State is 122nd in Division 1 with 78.0 points per contest this season. They are 237th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 13.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 245th in D-1. They are 106th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.9 boards per contest and 40th in assists per game with 17.0. The Cowboys are 222nd in turnovers per contest with 13.1.
The Golden Hurricane are 220th in the country in defensive rating with 102.5, and their offensive rating of 108 is ranked 122nd. They are 153rd in college basketball in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 118th. As a unit they are 74th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 187th in D-1. Tulsa is 129th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 157th in the country.
Oklahoma State is 237th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 21 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 47th in the nation. The Cowboys are 121st in the country in offensive rating with 108, and their defensive rating of 89.5 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 133rd in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 212th. As a team they are 172nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 73rd in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tulsa +11 and under 150 total points
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