Florida Gators vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 12/1/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Florida Gators vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Location: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK
The Florida Gators (6-0) are traveling to Lloyd Noble Center on Wednesday where they will take on the Oklahoma Sooners (6-1).
The Florida Gators played Troy and took home the win by a score of 84-45 in their last contest. Florida finished the contest with a 44.3% field goal percentage (27 of 61) and converted 13 of 37 3-point attempts. From the free throw line, the Gators converted 17 of 19 shots for a rate of 89.5%. When talking about grabbing boards, they compiled 35 with 9 of them being offensive. They also recorded 14 dimes for this contest as well as forcing 20 turnovers and earning 11 steals. Regarding the defense, Florida allowed the other team to shoot 32.1% from the field on 18 of 56 shooting. Troy recorded 8 dimes and had 8 steals for this contest. Moreover, Troy totaled 31 rebounds (10 offensive, 21 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. Troy finished the game at 46.7% at the charity stripe by knocking down 7 of 15 attempts. They also made 2 out of their 16 tries from three-point range. In reference to fouls, the Gators left the arena with 13 and Troy totaled 16 fouls.
Phlandrous Fleming is a player who was a contributor for this game. He ended up going 44.4% from the floor and also distributed 2 dimes. He was on the court for 24 mins and snagged 6 boards. He totaled 11 points on 4 of 9 shooting.
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Florida comes into this contest with a record of 6-0 for the year. They have an average of 76.8 pts per game (106th in the country) while connecting on 43.4% from the field. The Gators are connecting on 34.4% from downtown (52 of 151) and 73.1% from the free throw line. As a unit, Florida is pulling down 39.2 boards per game and has 80 dimes so far this year, which has them ranked 232nd in the country in terms of passing. They lose possession via turnover 12.5 times per game and as a squad they are committing 15.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Gators have forced 16.8 turnovers every game while drawing 17.7 fouls. They are conceding 25.0% on shots from downtown and they rank 10th in college basketball in PPG allowed (55.7). The Gators defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 39.0% (123 of 315) and they surrender 33.5 rebounds per game as a team. They are currently ranked 21st in college hoops in allowing assists to the opposition with 53 conceded for the year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Oklahoma Sooners got the victory with a final of 65-62 against UCF. The Sooners pulled down 18 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive boards totaling 22 for the contest. They gave up possession of the ball 16 times, while earning 10 steals in the game. UCF earned 15 fouls in the game which got the Sooners to the free throw line for a total of 13 tries. They were able to knock down 11 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 84.6%. Regarding shooting from beyond the arc, Oklahoma buried 6 of their 17 tries (35.3%). When all was said and done, the Sooners went 24 out of 44 from the floor which had them sitting at 54.5%. The Sooners permitted UCF to convert 23 out of 51 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 45.1% for this game. They shot 45.8% from three-point range by shooting 11 of 24 and finished the contest at 5 out of 8 at the free throw line (62.5%). When discussing attacking the glass, Oklahoma permitted UCF to collect 22 in total (7 on the offensive glass).
Jordan Goldwire ended up being important for the Sooners in this contest. He tallied 11 points in his 34 mins of playing time and tallied 7 assists for the contest. He converted 4 out of 8 for this game giving him a rate of 50.0%, and tallied 3 rebounds.
Oklahoma has a mark of 6-1 on the year. The Sooners are committing 14.4 personal fouls per contest and they hit 72.0% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 16.7 times per contest (35th in the country) and they turn the ball over 13.1 times per contest. Oklahoma has accumulated 531 pts on the campaign (75.9 per game) and they collect 35.6 boards per contest. On the offensive side of the ball, the Sooners are shooting 50.1% from the field, which has them ranked 18th in Division 1.
The Oklahoma defense surrenders 28.0% on 3-pointers (44 of 157) and their opposition makes 67.7% of their foul shots. They allow 11.0 dimes and 30.6 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 105th and 45th in the nation. The Sooners on the defensive end are ranked 36th in the country in points given up per game with 59.3. They are forcing their opponents into 15.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 39.9% from the field (92nd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Florida
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