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Arkansas vs Oklahoma Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 10th Betting Odds

Razorbacks vs Sooners Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Arkansas Razorbacks at Oklahoma Sooners
  • Where: Tulsa at Bank of Oklahoma Center
  • Date: Saturday, December 10th
  • Betting Odds: Arkansas -3.5, ARK -176 | OKL +144 O/U 132.5

Razorbacks Preview:

Arkansas will take their 4 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 8-1. On the road, the Razorbacks will be playing their 1st game of the season, having gone 1-0. This season, Arkansas has been favored to win in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 7-0. For today’s contest, Arkansas have a betting line set -3.5 points in their favor.

Arkansas’ leading scorer this season is Ricky Council IV who is averaging 18.44 points per contest. So far, IV has accounted for 23.58% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.0 rebounds per game and 2.67 assists. Anthony Black is the second leading scorer for the Razorbacks, averaging 13.11 points per game. Between him and Black, they are accounting for 40.3% of the team’s scoring.

Arkansas comes into today’s matchup vs Oklahoma, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.9 points per game. Through 9 games, they have hit 44.0% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Razorbacks’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 306th in possessions per game.

Sooners Preview:

Through 9 games, the Oklahoma Sooners have an overall record of 7-2. So far this season, Oklahoma has played 7 games at home, sitting with a record of 6-1. For the season, Oklahoma has been the underdog in 2 games, sitting with a mark of 1-1. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Sooners being +3.5 point underdogs.

Oklahoma will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Grant Sherfield who is averaging 17.11 points per game for the Sooners. Sherfield is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Sooners’ offensive gameplan is the play of Tanner Groves who has hit 59.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.11 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Oklahoma this season, as they are currently ranked 286th in college basketball at 68.5 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Sooners’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 260th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Oklahoma Sooners +3.5

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a home underdog. Coming into the game, the Arkansas Razorbacks are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -3.5. However, we anticipate Oklahoma putting up a strong fight and benefiting from playing at home and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Razorbacks as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Sooners to cover.