It will be a battle between Big 12 opponents when the Oklahoma Sooners (13-7, 3-4 Big 12) welcome the Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-10, 0-7 Big 12) to the Lloyd Noble Center. The game is scheduled to get underway at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 1, 2020.
Oklahoma State Cowboys at Oklahoma Sooners ATS Prediction
In the Cowboys’ last outing, they were beaten by the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks, 65-50. Kansas’ effective field goal percentage was their largest strength over Oklahoma State. The Jayhawks had a rate of 0.491 (below their season average of 0.552), while the Cowboys posted a mark of 0.297 (below their season average of 0.470). Cameron McGriff was the top scorer from either team with 18 points on 6-for-14 shooting.
The Sooners were beaten by the Kansas State Wildcats in their last outing, 61-53. Kansas State’s 10.4 turnover percentage was their largest advantage over Oklahoma, who had a mark of 24.5. The Wildcats’ mark was better than their season average of 18.9, while the Sooners’ was above their season average of 13.0. Oklahoma’s Kristian Doolittle contributed six points and 11 rebounds in the game.
After the Sooners won both games against the Cowboys last season, these teams will clash for the first time this year. In the last matchup, Oklahoma won 70-61. The Sooners knocked down 12 of their 16 free throws (75.0 percent) and had a much better turnover percentage (9.2 vs. 19.1).
Oklahoma might struggle to find the bottom of the net as they battle against one of the country’s best defenses. Oklahoma State ranks 81st in defensive efficiency while the Sooners rank 207th in offensive efficiency.
Oklahoma State Cowboys at Oklahoma Sooners Odds Pick
Pick: ATS Winner – Oklahoma State, O/U – Over
Oklahoma State ranks 106th in rebounds per game (36.8) while Oklahoma ranks 263rd in rebounds allowed per game (38.8).
The Sooners rank 124th in three pointers attempted per game (22.6) while the Cowboys rank 255th in three pointers allowed per game (25.9).
Oklahoma ranks 25th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while Oklahoma State ranks 126th (3.6).
The Cowboys have been outscored by an average of 6.0 points in their last five games. On the season, Oklahoma State has defeated opponents by an average of 1.6 points.
During their last five games, the Sooners have scored an average of 61.6 points per game (9.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 62.6 points per game (5.2 below their season average).