Oklahoma at Texas College Basketball Picks and Tips 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Frank Erwin Center
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 4 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-4. They currently have a point differential of 6.5 as they are averaging 73.6 points per contest while giving up 67.1 per game. Texas has an overall mark of 10-7. They are averaging 71.5 points per contest and giving up 64.8, which is a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-3-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-11-1 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 7-10-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 6-11-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brady Manek averages 11.2 points per game in 27.8 minutes per contest. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 7.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%. Christian James comes into this contest averaging 17.0 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Matt Coleman averages 10.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.9 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Kerwin Roach Jr. averages 13.5 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners allow 67.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 76th in Division 1. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 11th and 91st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 267th, and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 131st place in the NCAA. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 87th in the nation. Oklahoma averages 73.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 186th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 188th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 199th in D-1. They average 41.8 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 9th and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 161st with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 64.8 points per contest, which ranks them 36th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 39th and 175th in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest, and 205th with 35.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 171st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Texas is 241st in the country with 71.5 points per game this year. They are 251st in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 239th in the nation. They are 148th in the country in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game and 172nd in assists per contest with 13.7. The Longhorns are 316th in turnovers per game with 11.4.
The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 242nd. They are 90th in college basketball in pace with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 214th. As a unit they are 228th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 275th in D-1. Oklahoma is 178th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 309th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 166th in the country in offensive rating with 104.6. In terms of pace they are 283rd in Division 1 with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 222nd. As a team they are 251st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 59th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas -4
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