The Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-0) are off to a hot start and will try to stay unbeaten when they square off against the Western Michigan Broncos (4-1) at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, November 22, 2019.
Western Michigan Broncos at Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds Preview
The Broncos dismantled the Alma Scots in their last outing, 102-56. Rafael Cruz Jr. was the top scorer from either team with 22 points on 7-for-10 shooting. Western Michigan played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.338 (matching their season average) and a turnover percentage of 10.4 (better than their season average of 16.1). For those same stats, Alma was 0.043 and 17.5, respectively.
In the Cowboys’ last matchup, they beat the Yale Bulldogs, 64-57. Oklahoma State rallied around Lindy Waters III, who was the game’s leading scorer with 19 points on 8-for-18 shooting. The Cowboys forced 22 turnovers, while the Bulldogs had a free throw rate of 0.109 (below their season average of 0.317).
It will be a matchup of opposite paces as the up-and-down Broncos will look to push the more half-court-oriented Cowboys. Since last season, the Broncos rank 62nd in possessions per game while the Cowboys are 286th.
Western Michigan Broncos at Oklahoma State Cowboys ATS Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Oklahoma State, ATS Winner – Oklahoma State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Western Michigan averages 37.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 70th in the NCAA. Oklahoma State ranks 215th in rebounds allowed per game (36.0).