Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns - 2/8/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Longhorns (16-7) at Oklahoma Sooners (19-3)
College Basketball: Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma Sooners will host the Texas Longhorns this Monday.
The Oklahoma Sooners come into this game with 19-3 record and are currently 2nd in the Big-12. The Sooners have won 4 out of their last 5 games with their most recent game being a 80-69 loss to Kansas State. Through 22 games this season the leading scorer for the Sooners has been Buddy Hield who is averaging 25.6 points per game and 5.6 rebounds. Jordan Woodward is second on the team with 13.7 points per game and 4.0 assists.
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The Texas Longhorns come into this game with a 16-7 record and are currently 4th in the Big-12. The Longhorns have win their past 4 games and are playing their best basketball this season. Through 23 games this season the leading scorer for the Longhorns has been Isaiah Taylor who is averaging 15.3 points per game and 5.1 assists. Javan Felix is second on the team with 12.7 points per game and 10.0 rebounds.
The Texas Longhorns are 6-0 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Longhorns are 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 Monday games. Oklahoma is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. The Sooners are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 home games.
The Texas Longhorns started off the year shaky but head coach Shaka Smart has got this team playing thier best basketball of the season winning their past 4 games. Oklahoma is coming off of a tough road loss to Kansas State and will be happy to be back home. Texas is playing well so they should keep it close early but with Oklahoma at home its hard to go against Buddy Hield and the Sooners.