Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Longwood Lancers - 12/15/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Longwood Lancers (3-7) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Longwood Lancers will travel to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-3 and are coming off of a win against Minnesota by a score of 62-60. Okie State trailed by 2 points at halftime but was able to rally in the second half to claim the victory. Jeffrey Carroll led Oklahoma State with 12 points and 4 rebounds. Chris Olivier added 10 points and 2 rebounds for the Cowboys. Oklahoma State out rebounded their opponent by a total of 40-37 and had 13 assists in their victory. Oklahoma State is averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 65.8 points per game. Oklahoma State is also averaging 38.2 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per game. Phil Forte is out for the Cowboys. Chris Olivier is averaging 11.9 points per game and 4 rebounds per game, while Jeff Newberry is averaging 11.8 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game for Oklahoma State. Oklahoma State is shooting 77.2% on free throws, 31.8% on three-pointers, and 44.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Longwood Lancers are 3-7 this season and are coming off of a loss to Richmond by a score of 77-59. Longwood trailed by 15 points at halftime, which made for an easy win for their opponent. Kanayo Obi-Rapu led Longwood with 17 points and 2 rebounds. Shaquille Johnson added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Lancers. Longwood out rebounded their opponent by a total of 38-36 and had 9 assists in their defeat. Longwood is averaging 73.5 points per game while giving up 78.3 points per game. Longwood is also averaging 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game. Kanayo Obi-Rapu is averaging 15.4 points per game and 2.7 rebounds per game, while Lotanna Nwogbo is averaging 14.5 points per game and 7.1 rebounds per game for Longwood. Longwood is shooting 75% on free throws, 37.2% on three-pointers, and 44.7% on all field goal attempts.
Oklahoma State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. Oklahoma State is 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games. The under is 4-1 in Oklahoma State’s last 5 Tuesday games.
Longwood is overmatched in this game as they only have 3 wins this season. Oklahoma State has struggled a bit since Forte was injured, but they are the better team in this matchup. Oklahoma State got a big win in their last game and should carry over that confidence into this game.