Texas at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/8/2019
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 2.5 point favorites.
Texas heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-4. They currently have a point differential of 8.9 as they are averaging 72.6 points per contest while giving up 63.8 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall mark of 6-8. They are averaging 70.1 points per contest and giving up 69.7, which is a point differential of 0.4.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 6-8-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 4-10-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-10-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-11-0 against the over/under
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
01/06/19 F Jericho Sims Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/29/18 F Kentrevious Jones Suspension is out indefinitely
Kerwin Roach Jr. comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 69%. Matt Coleman averages 10.5 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.2 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Cameron McGriff averages 13.4 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.0 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Lindy Waters averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 3.0 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas averages 72.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 216th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 241st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 198th in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game, which ranks them 145th and 188th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 305th with 11.6 per game. The Longhorns allow 63.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 32nd in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 33rd and 100th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.0 rebounds a game which ranks 220th and they give up 9.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 7th place in Division 1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 214th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 274th in the country with 70.1 points per game this year. They are 222nd in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 0.4. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 53rd in the nation. They are 168th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.3 boards per game, and 177th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Cowboys are 91st in turnovers per game with 14.6. The Cowboys surrender 69.7 points per contest, which ranks them 137th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 62nd and 153rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 195th with 13.3 assists allowed per contest and 205th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 205th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 104.7, which is ranked 170th. They are 272nd in college basketball in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 211th. As a unit they are 230th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 52nd in D-1. Texas is 301st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 57th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 99.7, which is ranked 259th. They are 183rd in D-1 in pace with 70.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 183rd. As a unit they are 205th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 128th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma State +2.5
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