Oklahoma Sooners at West Virginia Mountaineers Free Prediction 02/29/20

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The 20th-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers (19-9, 7-8 Big 12) welcome the Oklahoma Sooners (17-11, 7-8 Big 12) to WVU Coliseum. The Sooners will try to end a six-game road losing streak. Action begins at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020, and can be seen on ESPN2.

Oklahoma Sooners at West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds

In their last outing, the Mountaineers were beaten by the Texas Longhorns, 67-57, while the Sooners were victorious over the 22nd-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders, 65-51. Oklahoma played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.103 (below their season average of 0.236) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.7 (above their season average of 22.6). Texas Tech was 0.063 and 24.4, respectively, for those same stats. West Virginia, meanwhile, forced Texas into a turnover percentage of 26.2 (above their season average of 17.9). West Virginia was led by Oscar Tshiebwe, who finished with 14 points and six rebounds. Kristian Doolittle, meanwhile led the way for Oklahoma, finishing with 19 points and seven rebounds. In their first matchup this season, Doolittle led the Sooners to a 69-59 win. He notched a double-double with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Oklahoma did an excellent job of converting from the free throw line (18-21; 85.7 percent). West Virginia, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (12.2 vs. 24.6). West Virginia should have the advantage on the defensive side of the ball. The Mountaineers currently rank seventh in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.437), while Oklahoma is 249th in effective field goal percentage (0.485). Moreover, the Sooners rank 21st in turnover percentage (16.0 percent), while the Mountaineers rank 28th in opponents’ turnover percentage (23.1 percent).

Oklahoma Sooners at West Virginia Mountaineers ATS Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – West Virginia, ATS Winner – West Virginia, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • West Virginia ranks 12th in rebounds per game (40.5) while Oklahoma ranks 248th in rebounds allowed per game (37.9).
  • The Sooners rank 27th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Mountaineers rank 106th (3.3).
  • West Virginia ranks 14th in assists allowed per game (9.9) while Oklahoma ranks 82nd (11.6).
  • The Mountaineers rank 92nd in three pointers allowed per game (20.2) while the Sooners rank 269th (25.2).
  • West Virginia ranks 46th in steals per game (7.8) while Oklahoma ranks 149th (6.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Mountaineers have been outscored by an average of 3.8 points in their last five games. For the season, West Virginia has defeated opponents by an average of 8.5 points.
  • During their last five games, the Sooners have scored an average of 69.0 points per game (1.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 69.4 points per game (1.6 above their season average).