BYU Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners NCAAB Betting Prediction

BYU Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction 2/6/2024

The BYU Cougars (16-5) travel to face off against the Oklahoma Sooners (16-6) on Tuesday, February 6th. This game will be played at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman and televised on ESPN+. BYU is coming off a win in their previous game, while Oklahoma is looking to get back on track from a loss to the UCF. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

BYU Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners

The BYU Cougars Are Coming Off A Win

BYU heads into this game as a 1-point favorite, and they have been the favorite in 18 of their 21 games this season. Overall, the Cougars are 16-5, and they have won two games in a row.

On the road, BYU has gone 4-3, and their average scoring margin in these games is +7.9. Their last three road games have resulted in a 2-1 record, while they are 5-5 in their last 10.

Overall, BYU has an ATS record of 14-6-1 this season. They have gone 3-3-1 vs. the spread on the road. As the favorite, the Cougars have an ATS mark of 14-3-1. In their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 6-3-1.

BYU’s over/under record this season is 10-11 and today’s line of 151 is similar to their average over/under line of 150.1. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than 151. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 152 points compared to their season average of 150.5.

The Oklahoma Sooners Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their most recent game to UCF by a score of 74-63, the Sooners are 16-6 overall this season, including a 13-3 record at home. Over their last 10 games at home, Oklahoma has gone 7-3.

So far this year, the Sooners have been the underdog in six games, going 3-3 in those matchups. For the season, they have a scoring differential of +15.3 points per game at home.

As the underdog this season, Oklahoma has a 3-3 record vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 12-10. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Sooners are 6-4 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the average over/under line in Oklahoma games is 144 points. Today’s line of 151 is higher than that mark, but lower than the average scoring total in their last three games (143 points). Over their last five games, the average scoring total is 139 points.

BYU Offense Breakdown

BYU’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. West Virginia, finishing the game with a total of 86 points. Their season average is now 84.4 points per game. Jaxson Robinson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.8. Meanwhile, Spencer Johnson also brings a PPG average of 11.2 into the game.

Jaxson Robinson (G) 13.8 2.5 1.6
Spencer Johnson (G) 11.2 5.5 3.3
Trevin Knell (G) 11.8 4.0 1.6

Oklahoma Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Oklahoma offense put up just 63 points vs. the UCF Knights. Overall, they are now averaging 77.6 points per game which is 104th in the country. The top scorer for the Sooners was Le’tre Darthard with 14 points, while Rivaldo Soares also chipped in with 11 points.

Javian McCollum (G) 14.3 2.8 3.6
Otega Oweh (G) 13.0 4.3 1.1
Jalon Moore (F) 10.1 6.0 0.5

BYU Team Defense

The Cougars’ defense is presently ranked 45th nationally, allowing an average of 66.0 points per contest. BYU’s three-point defense is currently 55th in the country at 6.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.8% of their shots vs. BYU.

Oklahoma Team Defense

At this time, the Sooners’ defense is positioned 51st in the country, permitting 66.3 points per game. So far, the Oklahoma defense is giving up an average of 7.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12 times per game (586th).

Cougars vs Sooners Trends

  • Across the Cougars last ten road games, the team averaged 73 points per game while allowing 68. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-3-2, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • Through their last ten home games, Oklahoma has an ATS record of just 5-5. However, their overall record was 4-6 while averaging 68 points per game.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Sooners have a straight up record of 5-5. Their record vs the spread in these games was 6-4.
  • The Cougars have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 3-1-1 against the spread.

Cougars vs Sooners Prediction

The Sooners come in as the underdog at +1, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 151 and our model has the Cougars and Sooners finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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