Oklahoma State vs. Texas - 1/15/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Oklahoma State vs. Texas - 1/15/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Tim Flores-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorns (11-4) at Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-6)

College Basketball: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 8:00 pm (Gallagher-Iba Arena)

The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys -3 -- Over/Under: 124

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The Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma State Cowboys meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Gallagher-Iba Arena.

The Texas Longhorns need a win after splitting their last six games. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 66.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 60.7 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Matt Coleman III is averaging 12.3 points and 4.3 assists while Courtney Ramey is averaging 11.1 points and 4.3 rebounds. Andrew Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Jase Febres is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 63.6 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Longhorns are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game. The Texas Longhorns have lost two of their first three road games.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys need a win after losing four of their last five games. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are averaging 66.3 points on 40.5 percent shooting and allowing 62.3 points on 37.9 percent shooting. Lindy Waters III is averaging 12 points and 2.2 assists while Isaac Likekele is averaging 11.3 points and 4.6 rebounds. Yor Anei is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Cameron McGriff is dishing 1.6 assists. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are shooting 28.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are allowing 27.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have split their last six home games.

The Longhorns are 0-9 ATS in their last 9 games following a straight up win and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Cowboys are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Longhorns last 5 overall. The under is 33-15 in Cowboys last 48 home games.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys play their best ball at home and Texas hasn't had a bunch of success outside of Austin, but I'm not laying chalk with a Cowboys team that's lost four of their last five and is losing by an average of six points during that stretch. The Texas Longhorns have a defense that travels and have won five of the last eight meetings against OK State. I'll take the free bucket, as Texas has a good chance to win this game outright. 

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Randy’s Pick Texas Longhorns +3

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