Baylor vs Oklahoma Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/18/2020
Game: Baylor Bears vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma +2.5
The Baylor Bears travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 2.5 point favorites.
Baylor heads into this matchup with a mark of 23-1. They currently have a point differential of 13.1 as they are averaging 71.5 points per contest while giving up 58.4 per game. Oklahoma has an overall record of 16-9. They are averaging 71.6 points per game and surrendering 68.0, good for a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 16-8-0 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 10-14-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-12-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-14-0 against the over/under
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
02/17/20 G MaCio Teague Wrist is questionable Tuesday vs Oklahoma
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jared Butler comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. MaCio Teague averages 14.4 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Brady Manek averages 15.6 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Kristian Doolittle averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.1 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 85%.
Useful Team Statistics
Baylor averages 71.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 164th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 214th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 83rd in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 75th and 101st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 271st with 12.1 per game. The Bears allow 58.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 5th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 12th and 65th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.9 rebounds a game which ranks 78th and they give up 11.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 60th place in Division 1. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 157th in the country with 71.6 points per game this year. They are 249th in Division 1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 189th in the nation. They are 116th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game, and 258th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Sooners are 338th in turnovers per game with 10.7. The Sooners surrender 68.0 points per contest, which ranks them 138th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 53rd and 190th in those defensive statistics. They rank 149th with 12.1 assists allowed per contest and 307th with 38.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 40th in country in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per game.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 106.9, which is ranked 72nd. They are 293rd in college basketball in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 197th. As a unit they are 202nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 190th in D-1. Baylor is 267th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 337th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 102.1, which is ranked 165th. They are 138th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 236th. As a unit they are 188th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 147th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma +2.5
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of this Weeks College Basketball Picks
Get all of this Weeks guaranteed Expert College Basketball Picks