West Virginia at Oklahoma NCAA Basketball Picks ATS 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Lloyd Noble Center
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The West Virginia Mountaineers head to Lloyd Noble Center to take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 11 point favorites.
West Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-17. They currently have a point differential of -4.1 as they are averaging 72.0 points per contest while giving up 76.0 per game. Oklahoma has an overall mark of 17-11. They are averaging 70.7 points per contest and giving up 67.7, which is a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 11-17-0 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 15-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 17-8-3 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 10-17-1 against the over/under this year
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
12/22/18 F Sagaba Konate Knee is out for season
02/26/19 G James Bolden Ankle is out for season
02/11/19 F Esa Ahmad Disciplinary is out for season
02/11/19 F Wesley Harris Disciplinary is out for season
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Lamont West comes into this game averaging 10.6 points per contest while playing 23.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 76%. Brandon Knapper averages 5.5 points per contest in 13.8 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 1.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Christian James scores 15.4 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.8 rebounds per contest and has 1.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%. Brady Manek averages 11.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 27.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.2 rebounds per game and has 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
West Virginia averages 72.0 points per contest, which is 201st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -4.1 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 318th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 334th in the nation. They average 39.1 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 26th and 216th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 13th with 16.3 per game. The Mountaineers allow 76.0 points per contest, which is 282nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 241st and 241st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 187th, and they allow 13.3 assists per game which puts them in 198th place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 220th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 237th in the nation with 70.7 points per contest this season. They are 199th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 221st in the NCAA. They are 40th in D-1 in rebounding with 38.5 boards per contest and 249th in assists per game with 12.6. The Sooners are 247th in turnovers per contest with 12.3. The Sooners give up 67.7 points per game, which ranks them 77th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 145th in those defensive statistics. They rank 127th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 276th with 36.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Sooners are 87th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Mountaineers are 278th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.6. In terms of pace they are 100th in the country with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 317th. As a team they are 305th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 148th in Division 1. West Virginia is 34th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.8 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 244th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners are 245th in the country in offensive rating with 101. In terms of pace they are 156th in Division 1 with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 254th. As a team they are 268th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 306th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's West Virginia/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia +11
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