Oklahoma vs Texas Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/8/2020
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Location: Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX
TV: ESPN2, ESPNU
Odds/Point Spread: Texas -3
The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 3 point favorites.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 5.5 as they are averaging 74.6 points per contest while giving up 69.2 per game. Texas has an overall record of 10-3. They are averaging 67.1 points per game and surrendering 60.7, good for a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-7-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-6-0 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 4-9-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 6-7-0 against the over/under
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
No key injuries to report
Kristian Doolittle comes into this contest averaging 16.9 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 83%. Austin Reaves averages 16.6 points per game in 33.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Matt Coleman averages 12.3 points per game while playing 33.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 4.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Andrew Jones averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.9 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma averages 74.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 117th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 256th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 287th in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 82nd and 290th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 345th with 10.5 per game. The Sooners allow 69.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 186th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 70th and 183rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 307th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 150th place in Division 1. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 75th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas is 286th in the country with 67.1 points per game this year. They are 174th in Division 1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 209th in the nation. They are 281st in the NCAA in rebounding with 33.8 boards per game, and 144th in assists per contest with 13.8. The Longhorns are 209th in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Longhorns surrender 60.7 points per contest, which ranks them 27th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 153rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 17th with 9.3 assists allowed per contest and 166th with 34.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 232nd in country in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game.
The Sooners are 147th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.9. In terms of pace they are 73rd in the country with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 264th. As a team they are 199th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 197th in Division 1. Oklahoma is 344th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 140th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 217th in the country in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 303rd in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 141st. As a team they are 204th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 47th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Oklahoma/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Texas -3
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