Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Liberty Flames NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 28, 2021, 1:03 PM

The No. 4 seed Oklahoma State Cowboys (20-8) are favored (-7.5) to beat the No. 13 seed Liberty Flames (23-5) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The matchup tips off at 6:25 PM ET on TBS. Here are some insights into this Midwest Region contest for those filling out their brackets.

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Oklahoma State vs Liberty Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Oklahoma State-7.5-110-111139.5-113-108-346274

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Point Total Insights

  • Oklahoma State has combined with its opponents to score over Friday's total, 139.5, in 82.1% of its 28 games this season.
  • In 39.3% of Liberty games this season (11/28), the total points scored was more than Friday's over/under of 139.5.
  • The combined points per game average of the two teams, 151.9, is 12.4 points greater than Friday's over/under.
  • The 77 points per game the Cowboys record are 17.4 more points than the Flames allow (59.6).
  • The Flames' 74.9 points per game are only two more points than the 72.9 the Cowboys allow to opponents.
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    Oklahoma State Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Cowboys have covered 17 times in 27 contests.
  • When favored by at least 7.5 points, the Cowboys have struggled to a 0-3 record ATS this season.
  • Oklahoma State and its foes have combined to cover the point total in 1 of 27 games this season (3.7%).
  • Place a bet on the Oklahoma State Cowboys to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Oklahoma State Leaders

    Cowboys Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Isaac Likekele1310.27.23.61.00.20.4
    Kalib Boone178.25.00.90.61.80.0
    Keylan Boone165.64.80.70.30.30.7

    Liberty Betting Data

  • The Flames have a 15-5 record against the spread, covering in 75% of their games.
  • The Flames have gone 4-4 against the spread when they are at least a 7.5-point underdog.
  • In the majority of Flames games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (2 out of 20 games, 10%).
  • Place a bet on the Liberty Flames to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Liberty Leaders

    Flames Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Darius McGhee1415.94.42.10.70.53.4
    Elijah Cuffee139.73.21.90.60.12.2
    Kyle Rode187.63.62.80.80.11.3
    Keegan McDowell147.22.91.60.40.01.6
    Shiloh Robinson184.63.20.40.20.50.2
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