Oklahoma at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/7/2018
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Sprint Center to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 2 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-12. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 86.0 points per contest while giving up 82.0 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 18-13. They are averaging 76.9 points per game and surrendering 73.2, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 10-19 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 17-12 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 14-14 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-18 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
Christian James averages 12.5 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Trae Young averages 27.5 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Kendall Smith averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 15.1 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 82.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 337th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 218th and 240th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 313th, and they give up 14.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 281st place in the country. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 175th in college basketball. Oklahoma averages 86.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 4th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 81st. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 105th in D-1. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game, which ranks them 49th and 76th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 135th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 73.2 points per contest, which ranks them 194th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 166th and 300th in those defensive statistics. They rank 161st with 13.2 assists allowed per contest, and 214th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 278th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season. Oklahoma State is 86th in Division 1 with 76.9 points per game this year. They are 213th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 191st in the nation. They are 110th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.5 boards per game and 123rd in assists per contest with 14.3. The Cowboys are 154th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Sooners are 62nd in the nation in offensive rating with 110.8, and their defensive rating of 105.7 is ranked 250th. In terms of pace they are 8th in the country with 76.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 67th. As a team they are 55th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 89th in Division 1. Oklahoma is 253rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 221st in the nation.
Oklahoma State is 202nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 149th in the nation. The Cowboys are 116th in the country in offensive rating with 107.8, and their defensive rating of 102.7 is ranked 185th. In terms of pace they are 113th in Division 1 with 70.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 205th. As a team they are 169th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 138th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +2
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