Oklahoma at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
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The Oklahoma Sooners head to Gallagher-Iba Arena to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 4 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.6 as they are averaging 92.2 points per contest while giving up 81.5 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 12-6. They are averaging 79.1 points per contest and giving up 71.9, which is a point differential of 7.2.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-9 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-4 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-10 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-11 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
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
Trae Young averages 29.5 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 9.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 82%. Christian James averages 12.1 points per contest in 28.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Jeffrey Carroll scores 15.7 points per contest while playing 28 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 6 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Tavarius Shine averages 11.5 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 25.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.9 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 92.2 points per contest this year, which is 2nd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a unit, which has them ranked 29th. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 23rd in Division 1. They average 39.4 boards per contest and 17.8 assists per game, which ranks them 41st and 18th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 158th with 13.5 per game. The Sooners allow 81.5 points per contest, which is 332nd in the country. They also surrender a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 144th and 200th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 303rd, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 263rd place in college basketball. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 200th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 68th in the country with 79.1 points per contest this season. They are 185th in the nation in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.2. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 286th in Division 1. They are 111th in the country in rebounding with 37.3 boards per contest and 79th in assists per game with 15.4. The Cowboys are 192nd in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Cowboys give up 71.9 points per game, which ranks them 172nd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 115th and 188th in those defensive statistics. They rank 153rd with 13.1 dimes allowed per game and 211th with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Cowboys are 298th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per contest this year.
The Sooners are 19th in the nation in offensive rating with 116, and their defensive rating of 102.6 is ranked 205th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the country with 78.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 58% is 16th. As a team they are 17th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 79th in Division 1. Oklahoma is 280th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 161st in the nation.
Oklahoma State is 257th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 91st in the nation. The Cowboys are 97th in the country in offensive rating with 108.5, and their defensive rating of 98.7 is ranked 115th. In terms of pace they are 78th in Division 1 with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 193rd. As a team they are 154th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 131st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma -4
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