Oklahoma vs. West Virginia - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
West Virginia Mountaineers (15-1) at Oklahoma Sooners (13-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The West Virginia Mountaineers and Oklahoma Sooners meet Saturday at the Lloyd Noble Center.
The West Virginia Mountaineers look for another statement win to build on their 15-1 start. The West Virginia Mountaineers are averaging 85.2 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 63.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Devin Williams is averaging 14.7 points and 1.5 assists while Jaysean Paige is averaging 13.4 points and 3.8 rebounds. Jevon Carter is dishing 3.1 assists and Jonathan Holton is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The West Virginia Mountaineers are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. West Virginia is allowing 27.3 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 41.2 rebounds per game. The West Virginia Mountaineers have split their last 10 road games.
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The Oklahoma Sooners look to build on their impressive 14-1 start to the season. The Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 87.3 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 38.3 percent shooting. Buddy Hield is averaging 26.6 points and 5.7 rebounds while Jordan Woodard is averaging 15.3 points and 3.7 assists. Isaiah Cousins is dishing 4.7 assists and Ryan Spangler is grabbing 10.3 rebounds. The Oklahoma Sooners are shooting 46.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. Oklahoma is allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and is grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma Sooners haven’t lost a home game since Jan 10th of last year.
The Sooners are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS loss and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games. The Mountaineers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Oklahoma and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
This is a letdown spot for a West Virginia team that acted like it won the natty after beating Kansas. Oklahoma is an experienced team that won't be as bothered by the press. Sooners also shoot lights out. The home team covers this reasonable number.