Oklahoma State vs. Texas - 1/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Longhorns (11-5) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (11-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 5:00 pm (Gallagher-Iba Arena)
The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma State Cowboys meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Gallagher-Iba Arena.
The Texas Longhorns look for another victory after winning five of their last seven games. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 74.1 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 65.9 points on 39.3 percent shooting. Dylan Osetkowski is averaging 15.3 points and 7.8 rebounds while Mohamed Bamba is averaging 11.8 points and 10.3 rebounds. Kerwin Roach II is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Coleman is dishing five assists. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 65.3 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Longhorns are allowing 32 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game. The Texas Longhorns have won three of their last four road games.
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys could use a win here after losing three of their last four games. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are averaging 81.2 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.2 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Jeffrey Carroll is averaging 16.2 points and 6.5 rebounds while Tavarius Shine is averaging 11.8 points and 2.1 assists. Kendall Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Mitchell Solomon is grabbing 6.9 rebounds. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are shooting 32.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.3 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have won nine of their last 11 home games.
The Longhorns are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win. The Cowboys are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 Saturday games, 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Longhorns are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Oklahoma State, 3-8-1 ATS in the last 12 meetings and the favorite is 12-5-2 ATS in the last 19 meetings.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys have been tough to beat at home recently and their only home losses came against teams that have the potential to make the Final Four. The Texas Longhorns spent a lot of energy winning an emotional game against TCU, and you have to wonder just how much these kids have left, as they try to deal with the news of their best player in Andrew Jones. Laying the bucket with Oklahoma State seems like the play here.