Houston Baptist Huskies (1-6) at Oklahoma Sooners (4-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -33.5 -- Over/Under: 163.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Houston Baptist Huskies and Oklahoma Sooners meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Lloyd Noble Center.
The Houston Baptist Huskies need a win after a rough 1-6 start. The Houston Baptist Huskies are averaging 69.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 84.6 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Za-Ontay Boothman is averaging 12.3 points and two rebounds while Pedro Castro is averaging 12.1 points and 6.9 rebounds. Ty Dalton is dishing 2.3 assists and Hunter Janacek is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Houston Baptist Huskies are shooting 40.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Baptist Huskies are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game.
The Oklahoma Sooners look for another win after a quick 4-1 start. The Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 85.6 points on 47.6 percent shooting and allowing 72.4 points on 39.8 percent shooting. Brady Manek is averaging 17.4 points and 5.4 rebounds while Austin Reaves is averaging 16.6 points and 5.6 rebounds. De’Vion Harmon is the third double-digit scorer and Kur Kuath is grabbing five rebounds. The Oklahoma Sooners are shooting 38.8 percent from beyond the arc and 81 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma Sooners are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.8 rebounds per game.
The Huskies are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Sooners are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a straight up win. The over is 7-3 in Huskies last 10 overall. The under is 5-1 in Sooners last 6 home games.
The Houston Baptist Huskies have taken their licks this season with a tough schedule, but they're starting to compete and you'd think games against TCU, Arizona State, SMU and North Texas would prepare them for a spot like this. The Oklahoma Sooners are clicking on all cylinders, but motivation could be an issue, especially with Texas Tech and West Virginia on deck. Possible lookahead spot for the Sooners. Give me Houston Baptist and the points.