Baylor at Oklahoma College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Baylor Bears head to Lloyd Noble Center to take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 7 point favorites.
Baylor comes into this game with an overall record of 12-9. They currently have a point differential of 7.7 as they are averaging 76.5 points per game while giving up 68.8 per contest. Oklahoma has an overall mark of 15-5. They are averaging 90.3 points per contest and giving up 81.5, which is a point differential of 8.8.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 7-7 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 4-9 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 8-11 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-7 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
01/29/18 F Mark Vital Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs Oklahoma
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Manu Lecomte averages 16.3 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 90%. Jo Acuil averages 15 points per contest in 31.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 9.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Trae Young scores 29.6 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 9.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Christian James averages 11.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 76.5 points per contest this year, which is 113th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 64th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 150th in Division 1. They average 39.3 boards per contest and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 39th and 56th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 172nd with 13.2 per game. The Bears allow 68.8 points per contest, which is 91st in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 51st and 178th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 39th, and they allow 14.7 assists per game which puts them in 270th place in college basketball. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 1st in the country with 90.3 points per contest this season. They are 52nd in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 8.8. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 35th in Division 1. They are 14th in the country in rebounding with 40.3 boards per contest and 29th in assists per game with 17.0. The Sooners are 152nd in turnovers per contest with 13.6. The Sooners give up 81.5 points per game, which ranks them 333rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 164th and 180th in those defensive statistics. They rank 288th with 15.0 dimes allowed per game and 315th with 38.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Sooners are 203rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Bears are 66th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.7, and their defensive rating of 99.6 is ranked 123rd. In terms of pace they are 248th in the country with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 111th. As a team they are 99th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 282nd in Division 1. Baylor is 182nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 74th in the nation.
Oklahoma is 269th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 173rd in Division 1. The Sooners are 216th in the nation in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 114.4 is ranked 22nd. They are 6th in D-1 in pace with 77.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 32nd. As a unit they are 30th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 78th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor +7
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