Oklahoma at Virginia College Basketball Game Picks 3/24/2019
Sunday, March 24, 2019
Colonial Life Arena
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The Oklahoma Sooners head to Colonial Life Arena to take on the Virginia Cavaliers on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 11 point favorites.
Oklahoma comes into this game with an overall record of 19-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 71.2 points per game while giving up 68.2 per contest. Virginia has an overall record of 28-2. They are averaging 71.8 points per game and surrendering 55.1, good for a point differential of 16.8.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 20-10-3 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-18-1 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 23-10-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 14-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Christian James comes into this game averaging 14.6 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Brady Manek averages 12.2 points per contest in 27.7 minutes per game. He averages 0.8 assists per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Kyle Guy scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 34.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. De'Andre Hunter averages 15.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.1 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 71.2 points per contest, which is 216th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 167th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 194th in the nation. They average 37.6 boards per contest and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 67th and 232nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 243rd with 12.2 per game. The Sooners allow 68.2 points per contest, which is 86th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 118th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.0 rebounds a game which ranks 284th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 120th place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 99th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia is 195th in the nation with 71.8 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the country in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 16.8. They shoot 41% from beyond the arc, which is good for 3rd in the NCAA. They are 214th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 88th in assists per game with 14.5. The Cavaliers are 350th in turnovers per contest with 9.0. The Cavaliers give up 55.1 points per game, which ranks them 1st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 4th and 1st in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 8.7 dimes allowed per game and 8th with 29.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 27th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.0 per contest this year.
The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101.6, which is ranked 228th. They are 142nd in college basketball in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 220th. As a unit they are 233rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 304th in D-1. Oklahoma is 230th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia is 341st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions. The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 117.1, which is ranked 4th. They are 351st in D-1 in pace with 61.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 20th. As a unit they are 18th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 168th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma +11
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