Oklahoma State vs Texas A&M College Basketball Picks – March 3rd, 2010: The Oklahoma State Cowboys are in College Station, Texas tonight for a showdown with rival Texas A&M. The two Big 12 combatants are scheduled to tip things off at 9:00pm ET at Reed Arena; the game will be televised live on ESPN2. College Basketball Picks at online sportsbook BetUS.com have the Aggies listed as a -6 against the spread home favorite.
Oklahoma State won for the fourth time in its last five games and handed Kansas its first conference loss on Saturday, scoring a 85-77 win over the Jayhawks in Stillwater. OSU out-rebounded the Hawks 34 to 26 and got 27 points and eight rebounds for guard James Anderson (4-of-6 form three point range). The win improved the Pokes record to 20-8 overall and all but assured them entry into the upcoming NCAA Tournament, despite their seventh place position in the Big 12 standings.
The Cowboys have struggled on the road this year, going 3-6 away (3-6 against the spread) from Gallagher-Iba Arena. They have been outscored by home teams by an average of 6.7 points per game. Despite its road woes, Oklahoma State did notch 73-69 win against No. 5 Kansas State in Manhattan on January 23rd.
Texas A&M brought its record to 20-8 overall on Saturday with a 74-58 thrashing of the Texas Longhorns at Reed Arena. The Aggies held UT to 36.8 percent field goal shooting while out-rebounding them 34 to 25. Guard Donald Sloan, who leads the Aggies in scoring at 18.1 points per game, had a team high 19 in the victory.
Texas A&M, which is 9-5 in league play and fifth in the Big 12 standings, is 14-1 at home this season, its only loss coming to the second ranked, 27-2 Jayhawks (54-59).
Oklahoma State Cowboys +6 (-110), +220 (Moneyline)
Texas A&M Aggies -6 (-110), -260 (Moneyline)
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