Oklahoma State at Oklahoma College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/3/2018
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys head to Lloyd Noble Center to take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 9.5 point favorites.
Oklahoma State comes into this game with an overall record of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 12.2 as they are averaging 79.4 points per game while giving up 67.2 per contest. Oklahoma has an overall mark of 11-1. They are averaging 94.7 points per contest and giving up 79.9, which is a point differential of 14.8.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-6 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 1-9 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-6 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 10-1 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 Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jeffrey Carroll averages 15.2 points per contest while playing 24.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Tavarius Shine averages 11.2 points per contest in 25 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Trae Young scores 29.6 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 10.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 86%. Christian James averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.3 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State averages 79.4 points per contest this year, which is 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.2 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 188th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 258th in Division 1. They average 37.8 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 115th and 49th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 151st with 13.8 per game. The Cowboys allow 67.2 points per contest, which is 76th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 66th and 55th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 173rd, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 79th place in college basketball. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 334th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 1st in the country with 94.7 points per contest this season. They are 23rd in the nation in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 14.8. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 42nd in Division 1. They are 49th in the country in rebounding with 39.6 boards per contest and 9th in assists per game with 19.1. The Sooners are 224th in turnovers per contest with 12.8. The Sooners give up 79.9 points per game, which ranks them 319th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 104th and 230th in those defensive statistics. They rank 266th with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 294th with 38.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Sooners are 230th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per contest this year.
The Cowboys are 43rd in the country in defensive rating with 92.6, and their offensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 95th. They are 93rd in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 167th. As a unit they are 126th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 71st in D-1. Oklahoma State is 179th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 46%, which is 41st in the country.
Oklahoma is 304th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 122nd in Division 1. The Sooners are 174th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.4, and their offensive rating of 119 is ranked 12th. They are 5th in D-1 in pace with 79.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 11th. As a unit they are 13th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 70th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +9.5
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