Oklahoma Sooners vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 1/18/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Location: Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK
Gallagher-Iba Arena is the site where the Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-8) will attempt to defeat the Oklahoma Sooners (11-6) on Wednesday.
The Oklahoma Sooners took the court against West Virginia and went home with a win by a final score of 77-76 in their last contest. When discussing personal fouls, the Sooners ended up with 15 while West Virginia racked up 20 personal fouls. They made 6 of their 13 tries from 3-point range. West Virginia finished the game at 50.0% at the free throw line by making 8 of 16 shots. In addition, West Virginia had 19 rebounds (4 offensive, 15 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. West Virginia earned 8 assists and had 4 steals for this contest. Regarding defending, Oklahoma allowed 56.4% from the floor on 31 of 55 shooting. They also dished out 14 assists in the matchup while forcing 4 turnovers and earning 3 steals. When talking about getting rebounds, they earned 27 with 5 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Sooners buried 18 of 25 shots for a rate of 72.0%. Oklahoma ended the game having earned a 55.6% field goal percentage (25 of 45) and knocked down 9 of their 20 3-pointers.
Grant Sherfield is one guy who came through for the contest. He finished the game shooting 33.3% from the floor and totaled 5 dimes. He was on the hardwood for 35 minutes and also collected 4 boards. He was able to score 22 points on 5 out of 15 shooting.
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Oklahoma will take the court with a record of 11-6 this year. They average 69.2 points per contest (243rd in the country) while hitting 49.4% from the floor. The Sooners are connecting on 37.3% on shots from beyond the arc (120 of 322) and 73.8% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Oklahoma is pulling in 31.8 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 235 assists on the year, which has them ranked 220th in college basketball in terms of passing. They turn it over 12.7 times per contest and as a unit they are committing 14.9 fouls every game.
On defense, the Sooners are forcing their opponents into 10.2 turnovers per contest and they draw 14.9 personal fouls. They are relinquishing 28.1% from beyond the arc and they are 42nd in D-1 in points per game from their opponents (63.5). The Sooners defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 42.6% (400 of 939) and they relinquish 29.5 boards per game as a team. They are 8th in D-1 in allowing assists to the opposition with 157 conceded for the campaign.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Oklahoma State Cowboys took a loss by a final score of 74-58 when they played Baylor. The Cowboys corralled 21 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive boards totaling 27 in the matchup. They also turned the ball over 10 times, while getting 2 steals for this game. Baylor committed 14 fouls for this contest which got the Cowboys to the free throw line for a total of 8 attempts. They were able to bury 5 of the free throws for a percentage of 62.5%. In reference to three-point shots, Oklahoma State knocked down 7 of their 33 tries (21.2%). At the conclusion of this game, the Cowboys went 23 for 60 from the field which had them shooting 38.3%. The Cowboys permitted Baylor to make 25 of their 54 tries from the floor which had them at 46.3% for the contest. They went 37.5% from 3-point land by connecting on 9 of 24 and ended up shooting 15 out of 22 from the charity stripe (68.2%). In regard to attacking the glass, Oklahoma State allowed Baylor to collect 35 in total (8 on the offensive side).
Caleb Asberry pitched in for the Cowboys in this matchup. He buried 5 of 12 in this matchup for a field goal percentage of 41.7%, and had 7 rebounds. He had 14 points in his 33 minutes on the court and added 2 assists for the game.
Oklahoma State has a record of 9-8 on the season. As an offense, the Cowboys are shooting 43.2% from the field, which is 254th in college basketball. Oklahoma State has totaled 1,155 pts for the year (67.9 per contest) and they average 37.8 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 13.2 times per game (199th in Division 1) and they are turning it over 14.8 times per game. The Cowboys commit 17.2 fouls per contest while shooting 71.5% from the charity stripe.
The Cowboys defensively are ranked 28th in D-1 in points given up per game with 62.5. They are able to force 13.6 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 36.9% from the floor (3rd in the nation). The Oklahoma State defense allows 29.3% on shots from 3-point land (117 of 400) and opponents are converting on 73.7% of their free throw attempts. They have conceded 10.8 dimes and 33.6 total boards per game, which has them ranked 56th and 152nd in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oklahoma State
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