Oklahoma State vs Syracuse NCAA Basketball Tips 11/27/2019
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Syracuse Orange
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Syracuse -2
The Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Barclays Center to play the Syracuse Orange on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Syracuse as 2 point favorites.
Oklahoma State comes into this game with an overall record of 5-0. They currently have a point differential of 11.2 as they are averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 60.0 per contest. Syracuse has an overall record of 4-1. They are averaging 72.4 points per game and surrendering 53.6, good for a point differential of 18.8.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 2-3-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 1-4-0 against the over/under
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 3-2-0 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 2-3-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
11/20/19 G Jalen Carey Thumb is out indefinitely
Isaac Likekele averages 12.2 points per game in 30.6 minutes per contest. He averages 4.6 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 67%. Lindy Waters comes into this contest averaging 13.0 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Buddy Boeheim averages 14.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 100%. Elijah Hughes averages 17.2 points per game while playing 36.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys allow 60.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 51st in Division 1. They also allow a 36% shooting percentage and a 26% average from behind the arc, ranking them 29th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.4 rebounds a game which ranks 175th, and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the NCAA. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in the nation. Oklahoma State averages 71.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 208th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 225th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 255th in D-1. They average 40.6 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 75th and 237th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 267th with 12.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange surrender 53.6 points per contest, which ranks them 10th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 34% shooting percentage and a 24% average from 3-point range, ranking them 5th and 11th in those defensive statistics. They rank 192nd with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 83rd with 32.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Orange are 182nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per game. Syracuse is 186th in the country with 72.4 points per game this year. They are 60th in the D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 18.8. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 94th in the nation. They are 186th in the country in rebounding with 37.0 boards per game and 28th in assists per contest with 17.6. The Orange are 283rd in turnovers per game with 11.8.
The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 100.6, which is ranked 191st. They are 185th in college basketball in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 248th. As a unit they are 251st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 266th in D-1. Oklahoma State is 265th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions.
Syracuse is 229th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Orange are 60th in the country in offensive rating with 110.7. In terms of pace they are 332nd in Division 1 with 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 41st. As a team they are 55th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 36th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma State/Syracuse college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Syracuse -2
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