West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma Sooners 01/02/2021 – On Saturday, yet another Big 12 Conference play will get underway as West Virginia Mountaineers take on Oklahoma Sooners from Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma. The Mountaineers are holding a 1-1 conference record and are 8-2 with their overall play. Oklahoma Sooners, on the other hand, won five of their seven overall games and are 1-1 with their conference record. The NCAA basketball betting online picks and predictions are already out for this entertaining game.
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma Sooners 01/02/2021
|When:||Saturday, January 2, 4:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma|
Ringing in 2021 with three straight matchups against top-10 teams…so why not go get it?#Sooners host No. 9 West Virginia tomorrow at 3:00 on ESPN2.
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— Oklahoma Basketball (@OU_MBBall) January 1, 2021
West Virginia Mountaineers
West Virginia Mountaineers are trying to keep pace alongside Kansas Jayhawks, TCU, and Texas Tech. The Mountaineers lost against the Jayhawks with a final score of 79-65. However, they rebounded well against Northeastern Huskies in their last game with a final score of 73-51. The Mountaineers are holding the ninth rank in the country and they are touching an impressive average of close to 83 points per game. West Virginia has a strong scoring offense that is holding the 42nd rank in the nation.
Players to watch: M. McBride G (GP 10 MIN 32.5 PTS 14.8 REB 3.5 AST 4.1 STL 1.7 BLK 0.4 TO 1.4 FG% 44.3 FT% 80), D. Culver F (GP 10 MIN 27.6 PTS 14.1 REB 9.9 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 1.6 FG% 50 FT% 63.3), S. McNeil G (GP 10 MIN 29.5 PTS 10.8 REB 1.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 0 TO 0.6 FG% 36.4 FT% 90).
Oklahoma Sooners are yet to play more games this season, but now they need to deal with the Mountaineers. This team broke their three-game winning streak after their last defeat against Texas Tech Red Raiders. The Sooners scored 67 and gave up 69 in return. The Mountaineers are touching an average of close to 75 points per game and they are holding the 144th rank in their scoring offense. Oklahoma will need to focus on their defensive skills if they want to get past the Mountaineers.
Players to watch: A. Reaves G (GP 7 MIN 29 PTS 15.9 REB 5.1 AST 5.7 STL 0.6 BLK 0.3 TO 2.9 FG% 46.2 FT% 86.5), B. Manek F (GP 7 MIN 26.3 PTS 14.6 REB 4.4 AST 0.4 STL 0.4 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 FG% 47 FT% 85.7), D. Harmon G (GP 7 MIN 28.1 PTS 11.9 REB 2.3 AST 2.1 STL 1.6 BLK 0 TO 1.1 FG% 48.3 FT% 90.5).
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma Sooners Betting Predictions
West Virginia Mountaineers
West Virginia is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of West Virginia’s last 20 games.
West Virginia is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
West Virginia is 0-8-1 ATS in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of West Virginia’s last 8 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oklahoma’s last 13 games against West Virginia.
Oklahoma is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oklahoma’s last 8 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oklahoma’s last 8 games when playing at home against West Virginia.
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma Sooners Betting Picks
The basketball betting markets are in support for the Mountaineers to win this game and cover the spread. Oklahoma Sooners will struggle with their scoring offense in this game. Back the Mountaineers to secure an easy victory.
Moneyline: -109 is allocated to West Virginia Mountaineers and the same is allocated to the Sooners.
Spread: -1 (-110) is the spread for the Mountaineers and the 1 (-110) is the spread for the Sooners.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 144 (-110) for the Mountaineers and the same will go under for the Sooners.
Score Prediction: 78-70, Mountaineers win.