Texas El Paso Miners vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Miners of Texas El Paso hit the hard court against the Sooners of Oklahoma.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Wide World of Sports Complex).
The Sooners currently sports a 2-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Miners are 1-1 and 0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Sooners produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Miners have gone 0-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 129-ranked Sooners and the No. 164-rated Miners in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 81-62 win for the Sooners on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oklahoma has the nation's No. 107-rated offensive output, at 74 PPG. The visiting Miners defense ranks No. 87 allowing on average 60.5 PPG. The Sooners FG% has averaged 40.5% so far, less than the Miners marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.6% per game.
Defensively, Texas El Paso features the nation's No. 209-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Oklahoma, meanwhile, comes in at No. 48 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas El Paso, they were a 72-51 loser as they battled Arizona on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point underdog. Texas El Paso was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Arizona and falling by a 72-51 score at McKale Center.
In their last action, Oklahoma was a 63-59 winner on the road against Texas-Arlington. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. The Sooners grabbed a 63-59 win over the Mavericks on Friday, behind a 17-point effort from Buddy Hield at College Park Center.
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing New Mexico State are 8-2
After playing Arizona are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Oral Roberts are 6-1
After playing Texas-Arlington are 2-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Miners at Sooners trends to consider:
Oklahoma is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games
Oklahoma is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Texas El Paso home to New Mexico State, Wednesday, November 28
Oklahoma at Oral Roberts, Wednesday, November 28