West Virginia vs. Oklahoma - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma Sooners (20-5) at West Virginia Mountaineers (20-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 4:00 pm (WVU Colliseum)
The Line: West Virginia Mountaineers -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The West Virginia Mountaineers and the Oklahoma Sooners face off on Saturday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 20-6 this season but they have lost two of their last three games. WVU is averaging 80 points per game and they are shooting 45.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.6 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Devin Williams leads the Mountaineers averaging 13.5 points and 9.1 rebounds per game. Jaysean Paige is averaging 13.5 points, Daxrer Miles Jr. is averaging 10.1 points, and Jonathan Holton is averaging 9.9 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. West Virginia is 11-1 at home and 9-4 in the Big 12.
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The Oklahoma Sooners are 20-5 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Oklahoma is averaging 82.8 points per game and they are shooting 46.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Buddy Hield leads the Sooners averaging 15.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Isaiah Cousins is averaging 13.7 points, Jordan Woodard is averaging 13.6 points, and Ryan Spangler is averaging 10.4 points and 9.7 rebounds. Oklahoma is 5-4 on the road and 8-5 in the Big 12.
West Virginia is 4-0 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 13-3 against the spread in their last 16 home games, and 8-3 against the spread against the Big 12. Oklahoma is 5-16 against the spread against the Big 12, 1-5 against the spread in their last 16 road games, and 1-6 against the spread following a loss. The favorite has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two teams.
We should see some scoring in this one and I see it going over the total and that is my free pick.