Texas vs. Oklahoma - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma Sooners (22-5) at Texas Longhorns (18-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns +1 -- Over/Under: 143 See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners face off on Saturday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The Texas Longhorns are 18-10 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Texas is averaging 72.4 points per game and they are shooting 43.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68 points and their opponents are shooting 41.3 percent. Isaiah Taylor leads the Longhorns averaging 15.4 points and 5.0 assists per game. Javan Felix is averaging 11 points, Eric Davis Jr. is averaging 7.8 points, and Kerwin Roach Jr. is averaging 6.9 points. Texas is 13-2 at home and 9-6 in the Big 12.
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The Oklahoma Sooners are 22-5 this season and they have won their last two games. Oklahoma is averaging 82.1 points per game and they are shooting 46.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.8 percent. Buddy Hield leads the Sooners averaging 25.1 points and 5.5 assists per game. Isaiah Cousins is averaging 13.4 points, Jordan Woodard is averaging 13.1 points, and Ryan Spangler is averaging 10.9 points and 9.7 rebounds. Oklahoma is 6-4 on the road and 10-5 in the Big 12.
Texas is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 9-2 against the spread in their last 11 games, and 8-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Oklahoma is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, 7-16 against the spread against the Big 12, and 1-5 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The road team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two teams.
Texas has been plenty tough but the Sooners have regrouped and I like them to win here.