Oklahoma vs Oklahoma State Predictions, College Basketball Expert Picks 2/22/2020
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma State -1.5
The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 1.5 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-10. They currently have a point differential of 3.0 as they are averaging 70.9 points per contest while giving up 67.9 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 13-13. They are averaging 66.4 points per game and surrendering 65.8, good for a point differential of 0.6.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-13-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-15-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 11-15-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 13-12-1 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
02/20/20 G Chris Harris Jr. Knee is out for season
Kristian Doolittle comes into this contest averaging 15.6 points per game while playing 32.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Brady Manek averages 15.3 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Isaac Likekele averages 11.1 points per game while playing 32.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Lindy Waters averages 11.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 70.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 189th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 259th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 200th in the nation. They average 36.6 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 117th and 264th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 336th with 10.8 per game. The Sooners allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 52nd and 191st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.0 rebounds a game which ranks 308th and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 133rd place in Division 1. They force 11.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 36th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma State is 301st in the country with 66.4 points per game this year. They are 300th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 0.6. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 315th in the nation. They are 134th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.1 boards per game, and 283rd in assists per contest with 11.7. The Cowboys are 192nd in turnovers per game with 13.0. The Cowboys surrender 65.8 points per contest, which ranks them 79th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 43rd and 68th in those defensive statistics. They rank 245th with 13.5 assists allowed per contest and 219th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 231st in country in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game.
The Sooners are 175th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.6. In terms of pace they are 149th in the country with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 247th. As a team they are 199th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 142nd in Division 1. Oklahoma is 334th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 177th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys are 276th in the country in offensive rating with 97.1. In terms of pace they are 234th in Division 1 with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 319th. As a team they are 302nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 246th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -1.5
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