Vanderbilt at Oklahoma Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/26/2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Lloyd Noble Center
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The Vanderbilt Commodores travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 9.5 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.0 as they are averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 71.9 per contest. Oklahoma has an overall record of 14-5. They are averaging 73.4 points per game and surrendering 67.2, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 7-9-2 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 14-3-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 6-12-1 against the over/under
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
11/23/18 G Darius Garland Ankle is out for season
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Simisola Shittu averages 13.4 points per game in 28.6 minutes per contest. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 7.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Saben Lee comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 69%.
Brady Manek averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.9 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Christian James averages 16.5 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores allow 71.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 194th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 89th and 52nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 220th, and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 62nd place in the NCAA. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 53rd in the nation. Vanderbilt averages 76.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 97th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 170th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 211th in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 90th and 222nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 209th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Sooners surrender 67.2 points per contest, which ranks them 78th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 13th and 99th in those defensive statistics. They rank 118th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest, and 260th with 36.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 69th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game. Oklahoma is 182nd in the country with 73.4 points per game this year. They are 174th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 185th in the nation. They are 17th in the country in rebounding with 40.6 boards per game and 224th in assists per contest with 12.9. The Sooners are 235th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The Commodores are 118th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.1. In terms of pace they are 116th in the country with 71.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 156th. As a team they are 129th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 113th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 227th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 231st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners are 212th in the country in offensive rating with 102.5. In terms of pace they are 121st in Division 1 with 71.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 212th. As a team they are 219th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 284th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Vanderbilt/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma -9.5
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