The Privateers and Cowboys are set to face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Cowboys will host the game at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Cowboys as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 145 points.
NEW ORLEANS PRIVATEERS VS OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS BETTING PICK
The Pick: New Orleans Privateers +13.5
This game will be played at Gallagher-Iba Arena at 8:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE NEW ORLEANS PRIVATEERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Cowboys.
- Even though we have Oklahoma State winning straight-up, we like New Orleans at +13.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 145 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Can New Orleans Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?
As they prepare for their second game of the season, New Orleans has an overall record of 0-1. In their previous ten road games, which includes those from last year, New Orleans has a 5-5 record. As New Orleans gets ready to face Oklahoma State, their ATS record stands at 0-1. In their previous three games, the team has a 1-0 ATS record with an average scoring margin of +13.
After their first game, New Orleans’ over/under record is 0-1-0, following an over/under record of 18-10-2 last season. When analyzing the Privateers’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 85 points per game and an over/under record of 1-2.
Coming off their recent game, the New Orleans offense tallied 70 points in a matchup against Loyola Chicago. Their field goal percentage for the game was 34.8%, and they made 9 threes. Jordan Johnson led the team in scoring, putting up 31 points. Additionally, Carlos Hart contributed 9 points for the Privateers.
At this time, the Privateers’ defense is positioned 100th in the country, permitting 70.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, New Orleans’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 32.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 10.0% this season.
Can Oklahoma State Deliver Being Favored at Home?
Oklahoma State will be playing their fourth game of the season against New Orleans. So far, the Cowboys have played three games and have a record of 1-2. In all three of their games this season, Oklahoma State has been the team favored to win. Prior to today’s game, Oklahoma State holds a 1-2 ATS record. Taking into account their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Oklahoma State is 2-7-1 ATS.
Through three games, Oklahoma State has an over/under record of 1-2-0 with their games averaging a combined 136 points per game so far. The Cowboys’ last five games have culminated with an average of 67 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
In their most recent game, the Oklahoma State offense concluded with only 64 points against St. Bonaventure. Throughout the game, they made 7/23 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 44.2%. Javon Small is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 16. Meanwhile, Bryce Thompson also brings a PPG average of 14.3 into the game.
At present, the Cowboys’ defense is nationally ranked 69th, allowing 66.5 points per game. In today’s game vs. New Orleans, the Oklahoma State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Oklahoma State made 18 free-throws vs. the Cowboys.