Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-7) at Texas Longhorns (10-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns will host the Oklahoma State Cowboys this Saturday.
The Texas Longhorns come into this game with a 10-6 record and are currently 5th in the Big 12. The Texas Longhorns most recent game was a 94-91 win over the Iowa State Cyclones. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Longhorns has been Isaiah Taylor who is averaging 17.1 points per game and 4.9 assists. Cameron Ridley is second on the team with 12.7 points per game and 10.0 rebounds.
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys come into this game with a 9-7 record and are currently 9th in the Big 12. The Cowboys have struggled lately losing their past 3 games. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Cowboys has been Jawun Evans who is averaging 12.4 points per game ad 4.8 assists with 4.1 rebounds. Jeff Newberry is second on the team with 11.6 points per game and 5.2 rebounds.
Oklahoma State is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games vs. Big 12 opponents. The Cowboys are 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 Saturday games. The Longhorns are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. Texas is 1-5 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning record.
The Texas Longhorns are coming off of a big win over Iowa State while Oklahoma State has lost their past 3 games. I think Texas can carry the momentum into this game and take down Oklahoma State at home.