College basketball point spread favors Cowboys in battle with Sooners
|Oklahoma Sooners||Oklahoma State Cowboys|
|18-7||February 15, 2014, 02:00 | Gallagher-Iba Arena||16-8|
Oklahoma travels to Oklahoma State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 18-7 record with a victory over the Cowboys.
The Cowboys are 16-8 so far on the season, and 8-12 ATS vs. the number. The Sooners, meanwhile, are 18-7 and 13-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Oklahoma State go 13-7 and the Sooners go 13-9 on the totals.
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College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Oklahoma State Cowboys as -3.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 142-ranked Cowboys and the No. 73-rated Sooners in this matchup.
Oklahoma was a 68-60 loser in their most recent outing at home against Texas Tech. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. The Sooners endured a 68-60 loss at the hands of the Red Raiders on Wednesday, despite a 16-point effort from Cameron Clark at Lloyd Noble Center.
In their last action, Oklahoma State was an 87-68 loser on the road against Texas. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Le'Bryan Nash scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Cowboys to a win (they lost 87-68 to Texas at Frank Erwin Center on Tuesday).
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Oklahoma State's No. 12-ranked scoring average of 82.21 PPG, against a Sooners defense rated No. 239 and allowing 77.04 PPG. The Cowboys FG% has averaged 47.18% to date this season, more than the Sooners shooters have managed so far (45.21% per game).
A few Sooners at Cowboys trends to consider:
Oklahoma is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Oklahoma is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oklahoma's last 10 games
Oklahoma is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Oklahoma State is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
Oklahoma State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma State's last 7 games
Oklahoma home to Kansas State, Saturday, February 22nd
Oklahoma State at Baylor, Monday, February 17th