Texas vs Oklahoma Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 3/3/2020
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma -6.5
The Texas Longhorns travel to Lloyd Noble Center to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 6.5 point favorites.
Texas heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.7 as they are averaging 64.8 points per contest while giving up 63.1 per game. Oklahoma has an overall mark of 18-11. They are averaging 70.6 points per contest and giving up 67.6, which is a point differential of 3.0.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 13-16-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 12-16-1 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 13-14-2 against the spread
The Oklahoma Sooners are 12-17-0 against the over/under
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
03/02/20 G Donovan Williams Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Oklahoma
03/02/20 G Jase Febres Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Oklahoma
02/17/20 F Jericho Sims Back is out for regular season
01/25/20 F Gerald Liddell Back is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Matt Coleman comes into this contest averaging 12.3 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 81%. Andrew Jones averages 11.6 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Kristian Doolittle averages 15.7 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 8.8 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Brady Manek averages 14.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 0.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
Texas averages 64.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 319th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 194th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 125th in the nation. They average 31.9 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 328th and 271st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 13.7 per game. The Longhorns allow 63.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 129th and 137th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 193rd and they give up 10.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 15th place in Division 1. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 201st in the country with 70.6 points per game this year. They are 243rd in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 3.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 233rd in the nation. They are 112th in the NCAA in rebounding with 36.7 boards per game, and 270th in assists per contest with 11.9. The Sooners are 328th in turnovers per game with 11.1. The Sooners surrender 67.6 points per contest, which ranks them 126th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 38th and 181st in those defensive statistics. They rank 106th with 11.8 assists allowed per contest and 310th with 38.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Sooners are 42nd in country in forcing turnovers with 11.6 per game.
The Longhorns have an offensive rating of 97.9, which is ranked 262nd. They are 315th in college basketball in pace with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 139th. As a unit they are 209th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 59th in D-1. Texas is 50th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 321st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 182nd. They are 142nd in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 240th. As a unit they are 200th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 140th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Texas/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma -6.5
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