Check out our free Oklahoma State vs Oklahoma pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Norman. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Oklahoma State vs Oklahoma Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 1st Betting Odds
Cowboys vs Sooners Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Oklahoma State Cowboys at Oklahoma Sooners
- Where: Norman at Lloyd Noble Center
- Date: Wednesday, February 1st
- Betting Odds: Oklahoma State +3.5, OKST +141 | OKL -175 O/U 130.5
Through 21 games, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have an overall record of 12-9. On the road, the Cowboys will be playing their 9th game of the season, having gone 2-7. So far, the Cowboys have been the underdog 7 times, going 0-7 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3.5 underdogs on the spread.
Oklahoma State’s leading scorer this season is Kalib Boone, who is averaging 11.29 points per contest. So far, Boone has accounted for 16.4% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.24 rebounds per game and 1.14 assists. Bryce Thompson is the second leading scorer for the Cowboys, averaging 11.1 points per game. Between him and Thompson, they are accounting for 32.5% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Oklahoma State this season, as they are currently ranked 294th in college basketball at 68.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Cowboys’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 29.5%, placing them 480th in the NCAA.
Oklahoma heads into this matchup having played 21 games and have an overall record sitting at 12-9. Currently, the Sooners have been the home team 15 times, sitting with a record of 10-5. The Sooners’ are sitting with a betting line that is -3.5 points in their favor. For the season, Oklahoma has been favored to win in 10 games, sitting with a mark of 8-2.
Oklahoma will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Grant Sherfield who is averaging 17.05 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 game plan is the play of Jalen Hill who has hit 52.7% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.52 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 they 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 State Cowboys +3.5
In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Oklahoma Sooners are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -3.5. However, we anticipate Oklahoma State putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Sooners as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Cowboys to cover.