West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma Sooners Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/8/2020
Game: West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Location: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma +3.5
The West Virginia Mountaineers head to Lloyd Noble Center to take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 3.5 point favorites.
West Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 18-4. They currently have a point differential of 12.1 as they are averaging 73.4 points per contest while giving up 61.3 per game. Oklahoma has an overall record of 14-8. They are averaging 71.0 points per game and surrendering 67.9, good for a point differential of 3.1.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 13-9-0 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 7-15-0 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-11-2 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
02/05/20 G Sean McNeil Illness is questionable
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
No key injuries to report
Oscar Tshiebwe comes into this game averaging 11.5 points per contest while playing 23.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 67%. Derek Culver averages 11.1 points per contest in 24.5 minutes per game. He averages 1.9 assists per game and 8.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Brady Manek scores 16.0 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Austin Reaves averages 14.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.2 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
West Virginia averages 73.4 points per contest, which is 120th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 173rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 317th in the nation. They average 41.5 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 6th and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 55th with 14.8 per game. The Mountaineers allow 61.3 points per contest, which is 19th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 37% shooting percentage and a 27% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 58th, and they allow 9.5 assists per game which puts them in 7th place in the country. They force 16.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 310th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Oklahoma is 184th in the nation with 71.0 points per contest this season. They are 251st in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 3.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 249th in the NCAA. They are 129th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.3 boards per contest and 265th in assists per game with 12.0. The Sooners are 340th in turnovers per contest with 10.6. The Sooners give up 67.9 points per game, which ranks them 138th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 58th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 118th with 11.8 dimes allowed per game and 307th with 38.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Sooners are 37th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest this year.
The Mountaineers are 139th in the nation in offensive rating with 103.5. In terms of pace they are 109th in the country with 70.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 250th. As a team they are 252nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 309th in Division 1. West Virginia is 113th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma is 340th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions. The Sooners have an offensive rating of 101.2, which is ranked 181st. They are 144th in D-1 in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 243rd. As a unit they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 136th in the country.
Who will win tonight's West Virginia/Oklahoma college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia -3.5
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