Texas Longhorns (12-5) vs. Oklahoma Sooners (14-3)
Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners 1/23/24 – As the NCAA Men’s Basketball season rolls along, two powerhouse teams will meet up in an exciting showdown on January 23, 2024. The Texas Longhorns boasting a 12-five record will play against Oklahoma Sooners boasting 14-3. Fans and bettors alike are anticipating this high-stakes clash of NBA-caliber basketball talent; fans and bettors alike eagerly anticipate it – these free NCAAB picks will break down stats, key players, betting trends, expert picks/predictions for this highly-anticipated matchup!
Texas Longhorns enter this matchup boasting an impressive 12-game win-loss record in NCAA Men’s Basketball competition, making them a formidable threat within their conference. Texas has showcased impressive offensive prowess this year averaging an astounding 77.3 points per game while also managing an efficient shooting game by connecting on 48.2% of their field goals and 37% of three-point attempts.
Oklahoma Sooners boast an impressive 14-3 record and have proven they can compete at the highest level of college basketball. On offense, their opponents have been eclipsed, as the Sooners average 79.9 points per game on offense alone! Oklahoma Sooners excel both at field goal percentage (48.9%) and three-point shooting (34.9%).
Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners 1/23/24 Game Info
|Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at 7:00 PM ET
|Lloyd Noble Center
Max Abmas (Guard) vs. Javian McCollum (Guard)
Texas Longhorns guard Max Abmas has been the driving force of their offense. Averaging 34.6 minutes per game across 17 games played and scoring 17.8 points per contest on average; not only as a scorer either – adding 2.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game as well. His shooting percentages also speak for themselves with 45.6% field goal percentage, an 89.1% free throw percentage and 40.9% 3-point field goal percentage being outstanding figures to consider! His performance often determines who wins or loses games for Texas Longhorns teams!
Javian McCollum has been an instrumental piece for the Oklahoma Sooners this season, providing important contributions on both ends of the floor. Over 17 games played, McCollum has averaged 30.8 minutes per game while scoring an impressive 14.9 points per game on an average. Furthermore, he contributes 2.8 rebounds and 4 assists per game, showing his well-rounded game. McCollum boasts impressive shooting efficiency figures as he holds an astounding 45.9% field goal percentage, 92.3 free throw percentage and 39% 3-point field goal percentage; making him an invaluable piece for Oklahoma Sooners this season.
When these two key players face off on the court, it will be an intense contest of skills, wits and determination – with their performance likely having an immense effect on how the game pans out.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
Betting odds have not yet been set for this matchup, but some key elements should be taken into consideration once released. Both teams have shown inconsistency against the spread, with neither having an insurmountable advantage in this respect. Given both teams’ high scoring tendencies, total points may become an attraction to bettors – particularly if there’s been an OVER trend recently. Therefore, bettors should keep an eye on odds as game day approaches as well as considering strengths and weaknesses of each team before selecting their NCAAB picks.
Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns have seen mixed results over their last five games, going 2-3 while covering the spread 1-4 times over this span. Furthermore, road performances have not been impressive: their away performances boast 1-3 records against the spread compared to 2-3 at home against it. One consistent trend among Longhorn games has been their tendency for scoring to go over. Of their last five contests, four went over their total, demonstrating high-scoring affairs. When playing at home, six out of 13 times the totals have also exceeded.
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
Oklahoma Sooners have fared slightly better recently, posting a 3-2 record over their past five games while managing to cover three out of five spreads successfully (at home; they hold an even 2-2 mark against it on the road). Totals have become less predictable for the Sooners in recent games; two out of their last five totals went over while others stayed under; six of their 13 home games saw coverage occur as well.
Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners 1/23/24 Betting Picks
As we approach an exciting matchup between Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners, it is imperative that we assess all factors which could sway its outcome.
Both teams possess potency on offense, evidenced by their high scoring averages. Max Abmas of the Longhorns and Javian McCollum of the Sooners are exceptional players who can propel their respective squads toward victory through scoring and playmaking abilities.
Given the potential for high-scoring games and uncertainty over point spread and total odds, taking a cautious approach when betting may be prudent. Prop bets or live betting options could provide the best premium expert picks, enabling you to alter your strategy as the game goes along.
Free Pick and Prediction: Texas Longhorns 82, Oklahoma Sooners 84