Towson Tigers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys - 11/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma State Cowboys (2-0) at Towson Tigers (1-1)
College Basketball: Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm (TD Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers +10 -- Over/Under: 146 See the Latest Odds
The Towson Tigers and the Oklahoma State Cowboys face off on Thursday in Charleston in college basketball tournament action.
The Towson Tigers are off to a 1-1 start after losing their opener to LaSalle then bouncing back to beat Morgan State. Towson is averaging 72.5 points and they are shooting 38.3 percent from the floor including 33.3 percent from beyond the three-point arc while allowing 69.5 points per game and their opponents shoot 38.8 percent. William Adala Moto leads the Tigers averaging 17.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Byron Hawkins is averaging 14 points, John Davis is averaging 12.5 points and 7.0 rebounds, and Mike Morsel is averaging 9.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. Towson has several players who can score and hit the boards so plenty of chances for good things to happen.
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys are off to a 2-0 start after beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Tennessee Martin. Oklahoma State is averaging 88.5 points and they are shooting 49.6 percent from the floor including 28.6 percent from beyond the three-point arc while allowing their opponents to score 64.5 points and their opponents are shooting 39.4 percent. Phil Forte leads OSU averaging 17 points per game. Chris Oliver is averaging 13.5 points and 6.5 rebounds, Jeff Newberry is averaging 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Jawun Evans is averaging 10 points and 5.5 assists. Oklahoma State has talent but they haven’t been tested thus far.
Towson is 3-0-1 against the spread following a win, 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games, and 0-3-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Oklahoma State is 2-5 against the spread following a win, 4-12 against the spread in their last 16 neutral site games, and 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games.
This just seems like a lot of points for this game and like a lot of tournament games this one is fairly tight.