razorbacks vs sooners betting predictions

NCAAB: Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Oklahoma Sooners Prediction 12/9/2023

The Arkansas Razorbacks (6-3) travel to face off against the Oklahoma Sooners (8-0) on Saturday, December 9th. This game will be played at Bank of Oklahoma Center in Tulsa and televised on ESPN2. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 4:00 ET.

Arkansas Razorbacks vs Oklahoma Sooners

The Arkansas Razorbacks Are Coming Off A Win

Arkansas is getting ready to play their 10th game of the season and currently have a record of 6-3. In their previous three road games, which includes last year, Arkansas has yet to win a game. Arkansas’ ATS performance heading into today’s game sits at 2-6. Over their last five games, the team holds an ATS record of 2-3.

Arkansas comes in with an over/under record of 7-1-0 through nine games, with their games averaging a combined 155.9 points per game so far. The Razorbacks’ last five games have culminated with an average of 161 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

The Oklahoma Sooners Are Coming Off A Win

Today marks the 9th game of the season for Oklahoma, who currently holds a perfect 8-0 record. In the previous ten games played at home, Oklahoma has a 9-1 record, which includes games from last year. Against the spread, Oklahoma is currently sitting above a winning percentage, with a record of 5-2. In their last five games, the team is at 3-2 versus the spread.

Oklahoma comes in with an over/under record of 5-2-0 through eight games, with their games averaging a combined 151 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Sooners’ over/under record is 2-1, with their games averaging 152 points per game.

Arkansas Offense Breakdown

Coming off a good offensive performance, Arkansas’ offense scored 80 points against Duke. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.1%, and they went 19/30 from the free-throw line. Khalif Battle led the scoring for the Razorbacks, contributing 21 points. Additionally, Trevon Brazile chipped in with 19 points.

Khalif Battle (G) 16.8 3.1 1.4
Tramon Mark (G) 17.0 2.8 1.2
Trevon Brazile (F) 11.3 7.8 0.7

Oklahoma Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Oklahoma offense put up 107 points against UAPB. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 57.1% and made 13 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Otega Oweh who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.4. Javian McCollum also heads into the game with a PPG average of 14.2.

Otega Oweh (G) 15.4 4.5 1.2
Javian McCollum (G) 14.2 2.6 3.1
John Hugley (F) 11.2 5.8 1.2

Arkansas Team Defense

At present, the Razorbacks’ defense is nationally ranked 204th, allowing 76.1 points per game. The Arkansas defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 75 points and allowed Duke to connect on 9 threes.

Oklahoma Team Defense

Currently, the Sooners’ defense holds the 20th rank in the nation, allowing 62.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Oklahoma’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 25.1% this season.

Razorbacks vs Sooners Trends

  • Through their last three road contests, the Razorbacks offense has averaged 72 points per game while allowing an average of 86. Arkansas posted an overall record of 0-3 while going 0-3 ATS.
  • Through their last ten home games, Oklahoma has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 65 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Arkansas has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
  • The Sooners have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 5-0 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Razorbacks vs Sooners Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Sooners, with a final score of 78-66, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Sooners at -3.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 148.5 and our model has the Razorbacks and Sooners finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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