Texas State Bobcats vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 11/14/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas State Bobcats vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Location: Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK
The Texas State Bobcats (1-1) are headed to Lloyd Noble Center on Tuesday where they will try to beat the Oklahoma Sooners (2-0).
The Texas State Bobcats stepped onto the hardwood against Miami and earned the victory with a final of 75-65 in their last contest. Regarding fouls, the Bobcats finished with 27 while Miami accounted for 18 fouls. They also made 5 out of their 18 attempts from distance. Miami shot 71.4% from the free throw line by converting 20 of 28 tries. Additionally, Miami grabbed 25 rebounds (6 offensive, 19 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Miami dished out 10 dimes and had 8 steals in this matchup. In the matter of defense, Texas State allowed the other team to shoot 41.7% from the field on 20 of 48 shooting. They also recorded 14 assists for the game as well as creating 14 turnovers and getting 9 steals. When discussing rebounding, they collected 37 with 15 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Bobcats converted 11 of their 21 shots for a percentage of 52.4%. Texas State wrapped up the contest having earned a 46.0% field goal percentage (29 out of 63) and made 6 of 15 shots from beyond the arc.
Tyrel Morgan is a player who was a major factor in this game. He went 72.7% from the floor and distributed 1 assist. He played 27 minutes played and collected 8 boards. He racked up 19 points on 8 of 11 shooting.
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Texas State will enter this game with a mark of 1-1 on the campaign. They turn it over 19.5 times per contest and as a group they are committing 25.0 personal fouls every game. As a unit, Texas State is grabbing 48.5 boards per game and has totaled 28 assists on the campaign, which is 197th in college basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Bobcats are connecting on 28.9% on three-point shots (11 of 38) and 55.8% from the free throw line. They are averaging 70.5 pts per game (266th in D-1) on 42.4% from the floor.
On the defensive end, the Bobcats have forced 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis while drawing 18.0 personal fouls. They rank 117th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 21 surrendered for the year. The Bobcats defensively are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 39.3% (42 of 107) and they surrender 28.5 boards per game as a unit. They are conceding 27.8% from beyond the arc and they rank 171st in college basketball in points per game allowed (68.0).
In their last game, the Oklahoma Sooners took home the win by a final score of 82-43 when they faced MVSU. Regarding attacking the glass, Oklahoma allowed MVSU to collect 20 overall (4 on the offensive glass). They went 12.5% from 3-point land by connecting on 1 of 8 and ended up going 8 of 14 at the free throw line (57.1%). The Sooners allowed MVSU to convert 17 of 53 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 32.1% for this contest. When this game wrapped up, the Sooners walked away from this one shooting 29 out of 63 from the floor which had them shooting 46.0%. With respect to 3-pointers, Oklahoma converted 9 of their 31 tries (29.0%). They were able to make 15 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 75.0%. MVSU earned 16 personal fouls in the game which got the Sooners to the free throw line for a total of 20 shots. They also gave up possession of the ball 11 times, while getting 6 steals in this contest. The Sooners earned 31 defensive boards and 18 offensive rebounds totaling 49 for the matchup.
Otega Oweh ended up having an impact for the Sooners in this game. He converted 8 out of 11 in the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 72.7%, and had 6 rebounds. He scored 20 points in his 23 minutes on the hardwood, but wrapped up this contest with no dimes.
Oklahoma has a win-loss record of 2-0 for the season. As an offensive team, the Sooners are connecting on 50.4% from the floor, which is ranked 73rd in college basketball. Oklahoma has totaled 171 points this season (85.5 per contest) and they pull in 42.5 boards per game. They are dishing out assists 12.5 times per contest (225th in Division 1) and they turn the ball over 12.5 times per game. The Sooners commit 14.0 fouls every game while shooting 78.0% from the free throw line.
The Oklahoma defense allows 17.2% on 3-point shots (5 of 29) and opponents are making 63.0% of their free throw attempts. They give up 6.0 assists and 28.5 total boards per game, ranking them 14th and 40th in those categories on the defensive end. The Sooners defensively are ranked 13th in D-1 in PPG given up with 51.0. They are forcing their opponents into 14.0 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 34.2% from the field (33rd in Division 1).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Texas State
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