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Texas vs. Oklahoma State Prediction,
Preview,
and Odds - 1-15-2020

Game Snapshot with Current Line

#821 Texas
Longhorns 3.5
#822 Oklahoma State
Cowboys -3.5

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:00pm

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Game Stats

Texas

11 - 4

5-10
ATS
6-9
O/U
66
PPG
60
OPPG

Oklahoma State

9 - 6

6-9
ATS
6-9
O/U
66
PPG
62
OPPG

Featured Video from Scott Reichel

The Texas Longhorns are on the road to face the Oklahoma State Cowboys in a Big 12 match-up on Wednesday night. Texas put up their first conference win in their previous game, while the Cowboys have lost all three Big 12 games.

Texas register first conference win

Form

The Longhorns have won seven of their last 10 games. Their more recent form isn't too good though, having lost three of their previous five games. Overall, the Longhorns are 11-4 for the season and 1-2 in conference play.

Last game

The Longhorns eventually cruised past the Kansas State Wildcats 64-50. Texas had nine blocks, a season-high, of which four were from Jase Febres, who also finished with 10 points. Matt Coleman III scored 14 points.

What was said? (According to the Associated Press)

"I used to do that in high school. I was just flying around, trying to get my hands on the ball," Febres said of his blocks. "I've been able to do this, but when I got to college, I'm a little guy now."

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Cowboys woeful from long range

Form

The Cowboys began the season in sprightly fashion, winning their first seven games. However, things have turned sour since, having lost nine of their previous 11 games, including three on the bounce in conference play.

Last game

The Cowboys were beaten in a low-scorer 52-40 by the TCU Horned Frogs. Issac Likekele scored 12 points, while Cameron McGriff managed 11 points. In their last two games, the Cowboys are 3 of 39 from three-point range.

What was said? (According to the Associated Press)

“We’re a better shooting team than we’ve shot,” Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton said. “We’ve got some psychological issues right now.”

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The Bottom Line What to bet on this game.

Full-Game Side Bet
Rating:

While Texas hasn't been great, the Cowboys have been outright awful. Their efficiency from three-point range is dismal, 3 of 39 in their last two games. In their previous game, they scored just 40 points, an average of one point a minute! The Longhorns may have just enough skill and confidence to cover here.

Prediction: Texas Longhorns -3

Full-Game Total Pick
Rating:

The Longhorns have averaged just 66.3 points per game, which is way below where they would like to be. They concede just 62.3 points a game, which has been pretty efficient. However, neither of these teams like quick-paced basketball. The chances of the total staying under are extremely high.

Prediction: Under 124

Nikhil Kalro

Nikhil has been working with ESPN since the age of 18 and covers cricket for their website ESPNcricinfo. We now have his talents here at StatSalt. When not writing or editing news, game reports, commentary and analysis stories, he is following American sports. A love for stats and patterns, research and results and years of handicapping experience makes him one to follow as a reliable capper. A degree in business administration and a keen eye for volatile industries like the stock market help too.

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