The Oklahoma State Cowboys (1-0) will be at home in Gallagher-Iba Arena when they take on the Charlotte 49ers (1-0). The games Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 161 points with Oklahoma State opening as a 13-point favorite. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Monday, November 13, 2017.
Charlotte 49ers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds Preview
The 49ers had no trouble getting past the Methodist Monarchs in their last contest, 116-76. With 15 points, eight assists and five rebounds, Jon Davis had a solid game for Charlotte. Charlotte played a flawless game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.709 and a free throw rate of 0.313. For those same stats, Methodist put up marks of 0.448 and 0.239, respectively.
In the Cowboys last matchup, they dismantled the Pepperdine Waves, 78-47. With 14 points on 6-for-10 shooting, Lindy Waters III was the games leading scorer. Oklahoma State dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.559 and a turnover percentage of 13.2. Pepperdine was 0.315 and 22.4, respectively, for those same stats.
Oklahoma State could dominate on the offensive side of the ball as their high-octane offense squares off against one of the NCAAs worst defenses. The Cowboys rank fifth in offensive efficiency, while Charlotte ranks 261st in defensive efficiency dating back to the 2016-17 season. Also, the 49ers have committed the 36th-fewest errors in the nation (turnover percentage of 16.5 percent), while the ball-hawking defense of the Cowboys has caused the 52nd-most (opponents turnover percentage of 21.0 percent).
Since last season, the 49ers have had records of 14-17 straight up (SU) and 11-15-2 against the spread (ATS). Just over half of Charlotte games have finished under the O/U total since last season.
The Cowboys, on the other hand, are 21-12 SU and 18-11 ATS since last season. Games including Oklahoma State have had a tendency to finish over the projected point total over that same stretch (55.2 percent).
Charlotte 49ers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Oklahoma State, ATS Winner – Oklahoma State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The 49ers rank 126th in blocks allowed per game (3.3) while the Cowboys rank 240th (4.2).
- Charlotte ranks 47th in three pointers allowed per game (18.8) while Oklahoma State ranks 72nd (19.3).
- Oklahoma State ranks 53rd in rebounds allowed per game (32.9) while Charlotte ranks 311th (39.9).
- The Cowboys rank 82nd in assists per game (14.8) while the 49ers rank 226th (12.4).
- Oklahoma State averages 7.6 steals per game, which ranks 36th in the nation. Charlotte ranks 171st in steals allowed per game (6.4).