Stanford at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/19/2018
Monday, March 19, 2018
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The Stanford Cardinal travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Monday, March 19, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 7.5 point favorites.
Stanford comes into this game with an overall record of 19-15. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 76.2 points per game while giving up 75.0 per contest. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 20-14. They are averaging 76.5 points per game and surrendering 72.9, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 17-16 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 13-16 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 16-15 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-18 against the over/under this year
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/29/17 G Marcus Sheffield Leg is out indefinitely
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
Reid Travis averages 19.6 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 67%. Daejon Davis averages 10.8 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.9 assists per contest and 4.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Jeffrey Carroll averages 15.2 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.3 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 78%. Kendall Smith averages 12.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averages 76.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 101st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 90th. Behind the arc they shoot 37%, which is good for 71st in the country. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 33rd and 170th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 31st with 14.9 per game. The Cardinal allow 75.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 245th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 159th and 191st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 88th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 138th place in college basketball. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 90th in the country with 76.5 points per game this year. They are 244th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 206th in college basketball. They are 84th in the nation in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game, and 140th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Cowboys are 135th in turnovers per game with 13.4. The Cowboys surrender 72.9 points per contest, which ranks them 188th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 157th and 296th in those defensive statistics. They rank 158th with 13.1 assists allowed per contest and 200th with 35.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 283rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.5 per game this season.
The Cardinal are 192nd in the country in defensive rating with 103.2, and their offensive rating of 104.7 is ranked 170th. They are 62nd in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 125th. As a unit they are 123rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 306th in D-1. Stanford is 55th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 146th in the country.
Oklahoma State is 191st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 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 152nd in the nation. The Cowboys are 118th in the country in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 102.2 is ranked 168th. In terms of pace they are 112th in Division 1 with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 225th. As a team they are 181st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 139th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -7.5
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