Baylor at Oklahoma NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/28/2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Baylor Bears travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Monday, January 28, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 7.5 point favorites.
Baylor heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.7 as they are averaging 72.2 points per contest while giving up 64.5 per game. Oklahoma has an overall record of 15-5. They are averaging 74.0 points per game and surrendering 66.6, good for a point differential of 7.4.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 12-7-0 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 15-3-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-12-1 against the over/under
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
01/12/19 F Tristan Clark Knee is out for season
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
01/27/19 F Kristian Doolittle Thigh is questionable Monday vs Baylor
Makai Mason comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. King McClure averages 10.5 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Christian James averages 16.8 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Brady Manek averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 72.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 208th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 201st. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 297th in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game, which ranks them 61st and 155th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 136th with 13.7 per game. The Bears allow 64.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 78th and 120th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.7 rebounds a game which ranks 38th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 133rd place in Division 1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 166th in the country with 74.0 points per game this year. They are 148th in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.4. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 188th in the nation. They are 18th in the NCAA in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game, and 217th in assists per contest with 13.0. The Sooners are 233rd in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Sooners surrender 66.6 points per contest, which ranks them 62nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 12th and 80th in those defensive statistics. They rank 92nd with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 254th with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 101st in country in forcing turnovers with 12.7 per game.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 106.9, which is ranked 118th. They are 291st in college basketball in pace with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 215th. As a unit they are 227th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 133rd in D-1. Baylor is 135th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 243rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners are 193rd in the country in offensive rating with 103.2. In terms of pace they are 116th in Division 1 with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 187th. As a team they are 204th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 286th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma -7.5
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