Texas Longhorns at Oklahoma Sooners Betting Odds

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The Texas Longhorns (15-11, 5-8 Big 12) can snap a five-game road losing streak when they clash with the No. 23 Oklahoma Sooners (16-9, 6-7 Big 12) at Lloyd Noble Center. Action begins at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 17, 2018.

Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Preview

In the Longhorns last game, they lost a tough one against the Baylor Bears, 74-73. With 16 points on 7-for-17 shooting, Mohamed Bamba was Texas high scorer. Baylor had an offensive rebounding percentage of 44.1 (above their season average of 35.0). Texas, meanwhile, had a turnover percentage of 5.8 (better than their season average of 15.6). The Sooners are trying to rebound after their 88-78 loss to the No. 7 Texas Tech Red Raiders in their last contest. Christian James was Oklahoma’s high scorer with 23 points on 8-for-14 shooting. Texas Tech had a turnover percentage of 12.0 (better than their season average of 16.1). Oklahoma, on the other hand, did an excellent job of getting to and converting from the free throw line (19-25; 76.0 percent). From an effective field goal percentage perspective, this will be a balanced contest. The sweet-shooting Oklahoma offense ranks 33rd in the nation in that metric at 0.555, while the top-notch Texas defense is ranked 45th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.474). These teams have already met once this season. The Longhorns won 79-74. Texas did a great job of getting and making free throws (20-27; 74.1 percent). Oklahoma, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (38.2 vs. 24.3). Trae Young recorded a double-double in the defeat, with 19 points and 14 assists.

Texas Longhorns at Oklahoma Sooners Betting Prediction

Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Oklahoma, ATS Winner – Oklahoma, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Longhorns rank 102nd in three pointers allowed per game (20.8) while the Sooners rank 269th (25.9).
  • Texas ranks 137th in steals per game (6.1) while Oklahoma ranks 166th in steals allowed per game (6.8).
  • Oklahoma averages 39.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 16th in the NCAA. Texas ranks 214th in rebounds allowed per game (36.5).
  • The Sooners rank 49th in assists per game (15.9) while the Longhorns rank 228th (11.8).
  • Texas averages 5.4 blocks per game, which ranks 14th in the nation. Oklahoma ranks 183rd in blocks allowed per game (4.5).

Betting Trends:

  • The Sooners have been outscored by an average of 4.6 points in their last five games. For the season, Oklahoma has defeated opponents by an average of 6.2 points.
  • During their last five games, the Longhorns have scored an average of 71.6 points per game (0.8 below their season average) and allowed an average of 75.0 points per game (7.0 above their season average).