Harvard vs. Oklahoma - 12/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma Sooners (10-0) at Harvard Crimson (5-6)
College Basketball: Friday, December 25, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Stan Sheriff Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -14 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Harvard Crimson and Oklahoma Sooners meet Christmas night at the Stan Sheriff Center.
The Harvard Crimson look for their fourth straight victory to get back to a .500 record. The Harvard Crimson are averaging 68.1 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 39 percent shooting. Zena Edosomwan is averaging 13.7 points and 10.8 rebounds while Corey Johnson is averaging 9.6 points and 2.1 assists. Tommy McCarthy is dishing 4.4 assists and Agunwa Okolie is grabbing four rebounds. The Harvard Crimson are shooting 39.6 percent from beyond the arc and 60.8 percent from the free throw line. Harvard is allowing 28.1 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.4 turnovers per game. The Harvard Crimson have won three of their last four neutral games.
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The Oklahoma Sooners look to keep the ball rolling after an impressive 10-0 start. The Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 87.4 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 65.6 points on 35.3 percent shooting. Buddy Hield is averaging 23.7 points and 4.7 rebounds while Isaiah Cousins is averaging 13.7 points and 4.9 assists. Ryan Spangler is grabbing 9.8 rebounds and Jordan Woodard is dishing 3.8 assists. The Oklahoma Sooners are shooting 47.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.9 percent from the free throw line. Oklahoma is allowing 27.2 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.2 turnovers per game. The Oklahoma Sooners have won five of their last seven neutral games.
The Crimson are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Friday games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games. The Sooners are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
We all know how good Oklahoma is, but Harvard is extremely well coached, battle tested and is a solid defensive team. The Crimson are capable of keeping this game close, especially if Hawaii gave the Sooners trouble. I'll take a shot with the free points here.