Oklahoma Sooners vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Prediction, 11/24/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Nebraska Cornhuskers
Date: Thursday, November 24, 2022
Location: State Farm Field House in Kissimmee, FL
The Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-1) are welcoming the Oklahoma Sooners (3-1) at State Farm Field House on Thursday.
The Oklahoma Sooners played South Alabama and earned the victory with a final of 64-60 in their last contest. In relation to personal fouls, the Sooners ended up finishing with 13 and South Alabama finished the game with 17 personal fouls. They buried 5 out of their 18 tries from beyond the arc. South Alabama went 77.8% from the charity stripe by knocking down 7 of 9 shots. Moreover, South Alabama totaled 20 rebounds (2 offensive, 18 defensive), but finished the game with no rejections. South Alabama distributed 7 assists and had 6 steals for the matchup. When talking about the defense, Oklahoma allowed 42.9% from the floor on 24 of 56 shooting. They also recorded 16 assists in the matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 6 turnovers and earning 3 steals. In relation to rebounding, they earned 37 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Sooners made 13 of their 17 shots for a percentage of 76.5%. Oklahoma walked away from the contest having earned a 43.6% FG percentage (24 of 55) and knocked down 3 of 17 3-point attempts.
Grant Sherfield is a guy who was a major contributor in the matchup. He finished the game shooting 40.0% from the floor and also distributed 8 assists. He was on the hardwood for 37 mins and also grabbed 4 rebounds. He notched 17 points on 6 of 15 shooting.
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Oklahoma enters this contest with a mark of 3-1 on the year. They have an average of 63.8 points per game (325th in the nation) while hitting 45.6% from the field. The Sooners are shooting 28.8% on three-point attempts (21 of 73) and 71.6% from the charity stripe. As a team, Oklahoma is collecting 37.3 rebounds per game and has tallied 51 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 301st in the nation in terms of passing the rock. They cough up possession 14.3 times per contest and as a group they are committing 14.0 fouls per game.
When they are on defense, the Sooners are able to force 9.0 turnovers every game while drawing 17.5 personal fouls. They rank 8th in Division 1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 29 relinquished so far this year. The Sooners defense is giving up a FG percentage of 37.8% (88 of 233) and they surrender 30.0 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are giving up 22.2% on shots from beyond the arc and they are 25th in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (55.8).
The last time they took the court, the Nebraska Cornhuskers took home the win by a final score of 82-58 when they faced Arkansas-Pine Bluff. In relation to how they attacked the glass, Nebraska allowed Arkansas-Pine Bluff to snag 21 overall (7 on the offensive glass). They finished 45.8% from 3-point land via 11 of 24 and ended up shooting 3 out of 3 at the charity stripe (100.0%). The Cornhuskers allowed Arkansas-Pine Bluff to knock down 22 out of 54 attempts from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 40.7% for this game. When the final whistle blew, the Cornhuskers ended up going 29 for 54 from the field which had them shooting 53.7%. In regard to shooting from downtown, Nebraska buried 7 of their 19 attempts (36.8%). They were able to bury 17 of the free throw tries for a clip of 65.4%. Arkansas-Pine Bluff committed 19 fouls for this game which got the Cornhuskers to the free throw line for a total of 26 attempts. They turned it over 10 times, while recording 8 steals in this game. The Cornhuskers corralled 24 defensive boards and 11 offensive boards totaling 35 in this matchup.
Juwan Gary pitched in for the Cornhuskers in this contest. He racked up 17 points in his 31 mins of playing time and earned 2 assists in the game. He converted 6 of 10 in this contest for a field goal rate of 60.0%, and earned 7 rebounds.
Nebraska has a win-loss record of 3-1 for the campaign. As an offensive unit, the Cornhuskers are shooting 44.2% from the field, which is ranked 195th in college hoops. Nebraska has earned 286 pts on the year (71.5 per game) and they snag 40.5 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 12.5 times per contest (241st in the country) and they turn it over 12.8 times per game. The Cornhuskers commit 11.0 personal fouls every game and they go 62.1% from the free throw line.
The Cornhuskers on the defensive end are ranked 88th in college hoops in points allowed per contest with 63.8. They have forced 15.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 41.9% from the field (177th in college hoops). The Nebraska defense surrenders 36.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter (33 of 91) and their opposition knocks down 54.1% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have allowed 13.0 assists and 34.8 boards on a nightly basis, which is 227th and 183rd in college basketball.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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