West Virginia at Oklahoma College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/5/2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
Lloyd Noble Center
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The West Virginia Mountaineers travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Monday, February 5, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 1.5 point favorites.
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West Virginia comes into this game with an overall record of 17-6. They currently have a point differential of 14.0 as they are averaging 81.0 points per game while giving up 67.0 per contest. Oklahoma has an overall record of 16-6. They are averaging 89.9 points per game and surrendering 82.0, good for a point differential of 7.9.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 9-10 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 9-10 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 8-13 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-8 against the over/under this year
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daxter Miles averages 12.5 points per game in 28.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Jevon Carter averages 16.9 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Christian James averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Trae Young averages 29.8 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.1 rebounds per game and has 9.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mountaineers allow 67.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 53rd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 48th and 220th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd, and they give up 12.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 99th place in the country. They force 18.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 348th in college basketball. West Virginia averages 81.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 39th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 14.0 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 277th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 235th in D-1. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 36th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 304th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners surrender 82.0 points per contest, which ranks them 334th in the country. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 182nd and 226th in those defensive statistics. They rank 277th with 14.8 assists allowed per contest, and 295th with 37.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 186th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game this season. Oklahoma is 1st in Division 1 with 89.9 points per game this year. They are 36th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 7.9. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 38th in the nation. They are 20th in college basketball in rebounding with 39.9 boards per game and 33rd in assists per contest with 16.6. The Sooners are 132nd in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Mountaineers are 43rd in the nation in offensive rating with 112.3, and their defensive rating of 92.9 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 75th in the country with 72.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 247th. As a team they are 218th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 94th in Division 1. West Virginia is 332nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 22.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 73rd in the nation.
Oklahoma is 254th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 198th in Division 1. The Sooners are 233rd in the nation in defensive rating with 104.1, and their offensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 25th. They are 6th in D-1 in pace with 77.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 27th. As a unit they are 26th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 85th in the country.
Who will win tonight's West Virginia/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma -1.5
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