Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 11/11/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Friday, November 11, 2022
Location: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (0-1) are hitting the road to Lloyd Noble Center on Friday where they will try to beat the Oklahoma Sooners (0-1).
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions took the court against TCU and ended up losing by a score of 73-72 in their last game. Arkansas-Pine Bluff wrapped up the game with a 41.3% field goal percentage (26 of 63) and made 13 out of their 29 shots from beyond the perimeter. When they shot from the free throw line, the Golden Lions knocked down 7 of 10 attempts for a percentage of 70.0%. When it comes to grabbing boards, they compiled 34 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. They also recorded 22 assists for this game as well as forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and earning 7 steals. Concerning defense, Arkansas-Pine Bluff let their opponent shoot 38.9% from the floor on 21 out of 54 shooting. TCU recorded 13 dimes and had 8 steals for the contest. In addition, TCU grabbed 35 rebounds (10 offensive, 25 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. TCU went 71.1% at the free throw line by knocking down 27 of 38 shots. They made 4 out of their 21 tries from 3-point land. When talking about personal fouls, the Golden Lions ended up finishing with 22 and TCU recorded 11 personal fouls.
Shaun Doss is a player who was a contributor in this matchup. He totaled 25 points on 9 out of 19 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 39 mins and snagged 6 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 47.4% from the floor and also earned 1 assist.
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Arkansas-Pine Bluff will enter this contest with a win-loss mark of 0-1 for the campaign. They currently have an average of 72.0 points per outing (161st in the country) while going 41.3% from the field. The Golden Lions are hitting 44.8% on three-point attempts (13 of 29) and 70.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, Arkansas-Pine Bluff is collecting 35.0 boards per game and has racked up 22 dimes for the year, which has them ranked 26th in the nation in terms of passing. They are turning it over 15.0 times per game and as a squad are committing 22.0 fouls per game.
When they are on defense, the Golden Lions have forced 13.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 11.0 fouls. They relinquish 19.0% on shots from downtown and they are 254th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (73.0). The Golden Lions defense is allowing a FG percentage of 38.9% (21 of 54) and they surrender 39.0 rebounds per contest as a group. They rank 255th in Division 1 in giving up assists with 13 conceded so far this year.
For their last game, the Oklahoma Sooners took a loss by a score of 52-51 when they played Sam Houston State. Concerning how they rebounded, Oklahoma permitted Sam Houston State to pull down 35 overall (10 offensive). They finished 26.1% from beyond the arc by connecting on 6 of 23 and walked away from this one shooting 4 of 9 from the free throw line (44.4%). The Sooners permitted Sam Houston State to bury 21 out of 64 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 32.8% in the matchup. Overall, the Sooners ended up going 16 for 43 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 37.2%. In relation to shooting from 3-point land, Oklahoma converted 5 out of their 19 tries (26.3%). They were able to make 14 of those for a rate of 70.0%. Sam Houston State earned 15 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Sooners to the charity stripe for a total of 20 tries. They gave up possession 20 times, while recording 4 steals in the game. The Sooners earned 31 defensive rebounds and 3 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 in this matchup.
Tanner Groves ended up being a factor for the Sooners for this contest. He scored 11 points in his 30 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 1 assist for the matchup. He made 4 out of 7 for the game for a field goal rate of 57.1%, and earned 9 rebounds.
Oklahoma has a win-loss mark of 0-1 so far this season. As an offense, the Sooners are shooting 37.2% from the floor, which ranks them 241st in the nation. Oklahoma has tallied 51 points this season and they pull in 40.0 rebounds per game. Their rate of assisting teammates is at 6.0 times per game (290th in college basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 21.0 times per game. The Sooners have committed 12.0 fouls per game and they shoot 70.0% from the charity stripe.
The Oklahoma defense allows 26.1% on shots from beyond the arc (6 of 23) and their opponents are connecting on 44.4% of their free throw attempts. They concede 9.0 dimes and 37.0 rebounds every game, which has them ranked 156th and 244th in those categories. The Sooners on the defensive end are ranked 95th in college basketball in points per game surrendered with 52.0. They are forcing 12.0 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 32.8% from the floor (107th in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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