Oklahoma State Cowboys vs West Virginia Mountaineers Prediction, 1/11/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs West Virginia Mountaineers
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Location: WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, WV
The West Virginia Mountaineers (12-2) will compete against the Oklahoma State Cowboys (8-5) at WVU Coliseum on Tuesday.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys faced off with Texas and took home the win by a score of 64-51 in their last contest. In regard to personal fouls, the Cowboys ended up walking away with 12 and Texas finished the game with 17 personal fouls. They converted 6 out of their 22 tries from beyond the arc. Texas ended up shooting 71.4% at the free throw line by knocking down 5 of their 7 tries. On top of that, Texas grabbed 30 rebounds (4 offensive, 26 defensive), but didn't have a block. Texas totaled 11 assists and had 7 steals for the matchup. In reference to the defense, Oklahoma State allowed their opponent to shoot 39.2% from the field on 20 out of 51 shooting. They also doled out 13 dimes for this contest while forcing the other team into 13 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In relation to grabbing rebounds, they collected a total of 31 with 9 of them being offensive. When they shot from the free throw line, the Cowboys buried 16 of their 23 attempts for a percentage of 69.6%. Oklahoma State walked away from the game having earned a 38.5% field goal percentage (20 of 52) and converted 8 of their 17 shots from distance.
Keylan Boone is someone who was a contributor in the game. He finished the game shooting 75.0% from the floor but finished the game without an assist. He saw the court for 27 mins and collected 6 rebounds. He ended up scoring 17 points on 6 of 8 shooting.
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Oklahoma State will enter this game with a record of 8-5 so far this year. They are turning it over 15.5 times per game and as a squad they are committing 17.8 personal fouls per contest. As a team, Oklahoma State is grabbing 38.1 boards per contest and has accounted for 176 dimes on the campaign, which ranks 237th in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Cowboys are hitting 29.4% on three-point attempts (70 of 238) and 66.3% from the free throw line. They currently have an average of 73.2 pts per contest (157th in college basketball) on 44.4% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Cowboys are able to force 18.7 turnovers every game while drawing 18.5 fouls. They are relinquishing 33.1% on 3-pointers while they are 109th in college hoops in points per game allowed (65.8). The Cowboys defense is giving up a field goal percentage of 39.5% (295 of 746) and they surrender 36.7 rebounds per game as a team. They are 51st in D-1 in giving up assists with 144 conceded on the year.
When they last stepped on the court, the West Virginia Mountaineers went home victorious with a score of 71-68 when they faced Kansas State. The Mountaineers were able to collect 26 defensive rebounds and 10 offensive boards totaling 36 for the contest. They also gave up possession of the ball 9 times, while earning 2 steals in this contest. Kansas State was called for 20 personal fouls for this contest which took the Mountaineers to the free throw line for 17 tries. They were able to make 12 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 70.6%. With regard to three-point attempts, West Virginia buried 7 of their 22 tries (31.8%). When the game finished, the Mountaineers walked away from this one shooting 26 out of 63 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 41.3%. The Mountaineers allowed Kansas State to make 25 out of 67 tries from the field which had them shooting 37.3% in this matchup. They finished 38.2% from behind the 3-point line by connecting on 13 out of 34 and walked away from this one shooting 5 of 7 from the free throw line (71.4%). When talking about how they cleaned up the glass, West Virginia permitted Kansas State to grab 37 in all (10 offensive).
Sean McNeil pitched in for the Mountaineers in this contest. He had 26 points in his 36 minutes of playing time and had 1 assist in this game. He converted 9 of 15 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 60.0%, and tallied 5 rebounds.
West Virginia has a record of 12-2 so far this season. The Mountaineers have committed 15.2 personal fouls per game and they shoot 63.7% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 11.0 times per game (319th in college basketball) and they turn the ball over 12.3 times per game. West Virginia has scored 975 points this season (69.6 per game) and they pull in 34.1 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Mountaineers are hitting on 44.5% from the field, which is 172nd in the country.
The Mountaineers on the defensive side of the court are 28th in the nation in points per game surrendered with 61.4. They are able to force 17.4 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 41.7% from the field (138th in D-1). The West Virginia defense gives up 30.5% on shots from distance (93 of 305) and opponents are making 65.4% of their free throw attempts. They surrender 12.8 assists and 34.9 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 192nd and 197th in college hoops.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take West Virginia
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