Oklahoma vs. Texas - 3/3/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Oklahoma vs. Texas - 3/3/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorns (18-11) at Oklahoma Sooners (18-11)

College Basketball: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)

The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -6.5 -- Over/Under:

TV: ESPN2

The Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners meet in college basketball action from Lloyd Noble Center on Tuesday. 

Texas enters this one at 18-11 so far. Since their last loss to Iowa State on February 15, Texas is on a four-game winning streak, taking out TCU, Kansas State, West Virginia and Texas Tech in that quartet of outings. 

In the win over Texas Tech, Texas’ top scorer was Andrew Jones with 22 points, four rebounds and one assist. The only other Texas player in double-figures there was Courtney Ramey with 12 points, three rebounds and one assist. 

Over on the Oklahoma side, they’re 18-11 on the year. After losing three straight to Kansas, Baylor and OK State, Oklahoma has won their last two games versus Texas Tech and West Virginia. 

In the win over West Virginia, Oklahoma’s leading scorer was Kristian Dolittle with 19 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Brady Manek put up 15 points, seven rebounds and two assists, and Austin Reaves chipped in 13 points, four assists and five rebounds. 

Oklahoma is 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 Tuesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last five home games. Oklahoma is 4-1 ATS in their last five after an ATS win and the under is 11-5-1 in their last 17 overall. 

Meanwhile, Texas is 3-9 ATS in their last 12 Tuesday games and 5-0 ATS in their last five after a straight-up win. Texas is 4-0 ATS in their last four overall and the over is 4-1 in the last five overall. 

Texas is on a nice roll in this four-game win streak, which coincidentally follows a four-game losing streak. In their last four, Texas hasn’t scored more than 70 points in any game, but they’ve put up some pretty good defensive outings and kept their opponents under 60 points in all four. 

As for Oklahoma, they put up 73 versus West Virginia but prior to that hadn’t been scoring well, with 66 or fewer points in three straight games. That’s not great news for the Sooners, as this will probably be a lower-scoring game and the Longhorns are pretty comfortable in that situation. I’m going to stick with Texas here. 

Andrew’s Pick Texas Longhorns +6.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.