Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oral Roberts Golden Eagles - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (8-2) at Oklahoma Sooners (6-0)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles will travel to play the Oklahoma Sooners in a non-conference game on Saturday.
The Oklahoma Sooners are 6-0 and are coming off of a win against Villanova by a score of 78-55. Oklahoma erupted for a 46 point second half to blow their opponent out of this game. Isaiah Cousins had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Oklahoma in this game. Buddy Hield added 18 points and 4 rebounds for the Sooners. Oklahoma out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-33 and had 18 assists in their victory. Oklahoma is averaging 86.5 points per game while giving up 61.3 points per game. Oklahoma is also averaging 47.3 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game. Buddy Hield is averaging 20.8 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game for Oklahoma. Isaiah Cousins is averaging 14.2 points per game and 4.5 assists per game. Oklahoma is shooting 67.7% on free throws, 46.5% on three-pointers, and 48.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are 8-2 this season and are coming off of a win against John Brown by a score of 88-53. Oral Roberts had no problem with John Brown in this game and cruised to an easy victory. Obi Emegano had 14 points and 5 rebounds for Oral Roberts. Kris Martin added 13 points and 5 rebounds for the Golden Eagles. Oral Roberts out rebounded their opponent by a total of 60-38 and had 17 assists in their victory. Oral Roberts is averaging 81.1 points per game while giving up 73.6 points per game. Oral Roberts is also averaging 40 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game. Obi Emegano is averaging 23.3 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for Oral Roberts. Jalen Bradley is averaging 11.1 points per game and 2.9 assists per game. Oral Roberts is shooting 74% on free throws, 39.8% on three-pointers, and 45.8% on all field goal attempts.
Oral Roberts is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Oral Roberts is 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games. The under is 4-0 in the Oral Roberts last 4 games against the Big 12. Oklahoma 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. Oklahoma is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The under is 5-2 in Oklahoma’s last 7 Saturday games.
Oklahoma is clearly the better team in this matchup, but Oral Roberts has been playing very well to start the season. Oklahoma is a very high scoring team that has also been playing solid defense. Oklahoma also holds a slight rebounding advantage in this game. This is a tough game to pick, but I am going to side with the better team.