Oklahoma State at Arkansas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Bud Walton Arena
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Bud Walton Arena to play the Arkansas Razorbacks on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Oklahoma State heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-7. They currently have a point differential of 6.3 as they are averaging 78.9 points per contest while giving up 72.6 per game. Arkansas has an overall record of 14-6. They are averaging 84.8 points per game and surrendering 76.6, good for a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 7-10 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-12 against the over/under this year
Important Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 10-10 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 12-8 against the over/under this year
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
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
Jeffrey Carroll averages 16.2 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 74%. Tavarius Shine averages 11.4 points per game in 25.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.1 assists per contest and 3.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Jaylen Barford averages 19.4 points per game while playing 31.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Daryl Macon averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.8 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State averages 78.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 71st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 191st. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 291st in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 91st and 80th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 168th with 13.4 per game. The Cowboys allow 72.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 84th and 198th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 258th and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 137th place in college basketball. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 299th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas is 19th in the country with 84.8 points per game this year. They are 20th in D-1 in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 22nd in college basketball. They are 231st in the nation in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game, and 77th in assists per contest with 15.4. The Razorbacks are 329th in turnovers per game with 11.1. The Razorbacks surrender 76.6 points per contest, which ranks them 285th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 185th and 215th in those defensive statistics. They rank 209th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest and 207th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Razorbacks are 255th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season.
The Cowboys are 117th in the country in defensive rating with 99.2, and their offensive rating of 107.8 is ranked 107th. They are 79th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 205th. As a unit they are 170th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 146th in D-1. Oklahoma State is 231st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 75th in the country.
Arkansas is 341st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 213th in Division 1. The Razorbacks are 221st in the nation in defensive rating with 103.4, and their offensive rating of 114.4 is ranked 25th. They are 61st in D-1 in pace with 72.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 32nd. As a unit they are 50th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 282nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Arkansas college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Arkansas
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