Oklahoma at Alabama College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
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The Oklahoma Sooners head to Coleman Coliseum to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 8-10 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-6 against the over/under this year
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 10-8 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-13 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/09/17 G Ar'Mond Davis Knee is out indefinitely
01/01/18 G Riley Norris Hip is out for season
Trae Young averages 30.3 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 9.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 84%. Christian James averages 12.1 points per contest in 29.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Collin Sexton scores 18.5 points per contest while playing 29 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.5 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. John Petty 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 2.4 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 56%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 91.2 points per contest this year, which is 2nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 40th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 28th in Division 1. They average 40.4 boards per contest and 17.2 assists per game, which ranks them 14th and 27th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 152nd with 13.6 per game. The Sooners allow 81.5 points per contest, which is 334th in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 136th and 174th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.6 rebounds a game which ranks 317th, and they allow 15.0 assists per game which puts them in 288th place in college basketball. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 181st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Alabama is 176th in the country with 74.2 points per contest this season. They are 104th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 255th in Division 1. They are 116th in the country in rebounding with 37.0 boards per contest and 208th in assists per game with 13.3. The Crimson Tide are 121st in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Crimson Tide give up 69.9 points per game, which ranks them 123rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 41st and 62nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 63rd with 11.7 dimes allowed per game and 212th with 35.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Crimson Tide are 193rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Sooners are 20th in the nation in offensive rating with 115.1, and their defensive rating of 102.9 is ranked 214th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the country with 78.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 26th. As a team they are 25th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 78th in Division 1. Oklahoma is 270th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 152nd in the nation.
Alabama is 109th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 47%, which is 32nd in Division 1. The Crimson Tide are 93rd in the nation in defensive rating with 98.1, and their offensive rating of 104.1 is ranked 181st. They are 119th in D-1 in pace with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 150th. As a unit they are 145th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 257th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Alabama college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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