Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma Pick
Will No. 7 Oklahoma keep up its hot streak tonight when it plays host to Oklahoma State at 9PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Oklahoma is favored at home in this game, as the Sooners are getting odds of -9.5 points against Oklahoma State. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 166.5 points. Tonight’s game takes place from Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma and will air live on ESPNU.
Oklahoma is on a 9-game winning streak following a 90-89 win at TCU last weekend. The Sooners are now 11-1 overall, 1-0 in conference play and 5-6 against the spread. Oklahoma has covered in three straight lined games. The Sooners are averaging 94.7 points per game on offense while allowing 79.9 per game on defense. Trae Young has been amazing this year, averaging 29.6 points and 10.7 assists per game for the Sooners. Christian James is adding 13.1 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.
Oklahoma State is coming off an 85-79 loss at home to West Virginia this past weekend. That snapped a three-game win streak. The Cowboys are 10-3 on the season, 0-1 in the Big 12 and 4-6 against the spread. Oklahoma State has failed to cover in six of its last seven lined games. The Cowboys are averaging 79.4 points per game while allowing just 67.2 per contest. Jeffrey Carroll is leading Oklahoma State with 15.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game while Tavarius Shine is adding 11.2 points and 3.9 rebounds per contest.
Oklahoma State has won two straight meetings with Oklahoma, but the Sooners have covered the spread in eight of their last 10 against the Cowboys. Oklahoma State has its first true road game today and it comes against an offense that can put up big points in a hurry. I expect Young to lead the Sooners to another comfortable win tonight. The public betting is backing Oklahoma tonight as well.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: OKLAHOMA -9.5