Head coach Jeff Capel begins his second season at Norman and has a strong group of players and some exciting freshman that could impact basketball odds.
NCAA basketball odds will show that the Sooners have a ton of young talent led by high school All-American Blake Griffin. Basketball odds fans can watch the point guard position as it will be a battle between Austin Johnson and Juco transfer Omar Leary. The forward positions according to those that follow NCAA basketball odds are held by sophomore Tony Crocker and David Godbold. Looking for time according to NCAA basketball odds experts will be Tony Neysmith and Cade Davis. The frontline will be led by Griffin and senior center Longar Longar. Looking for time upfront will be Taylor Griffin the older brother of Blake and Keith Clark. NCAA basketball odds show that Oklahoma allowed only 59.6 points per game a year ago, its fewest since the 1977-78 season. Many basketball odds fans will remember that no team scored more than 80 points versus the Sooners last season
NCAA basketball odds will focus around senior center Longar Longar who had 16 double-figure scoring efforts last season. Longar finished with 301 points a year ago for fans of NCAA basketball odds and that was 174 points more than he had in his first two seasons combined. NCAA basketball odds experts know that Sooner opponents shot just 40.6 percent from the field last year, the second-lowest mark for an Oklahoma squad in 46 seasons. Fans of NCAA basketball odds may also want to know that senior guard David Godbold is the team’s career leader in games played (88) and games started (48). He led the Sooners with 866 minutes a year ago, despite starting only 13 of Oklahoma’s 31 games.
Many NCAA basketball odds experts believe that rebounding was a big key for the Sooners as they finished the year with a +4.5 rebounding margin (third in the conference) despite playing most of the year with only one player taller than 6 feet 7 inches. NCAA basketball odds fans know that Oklahoma had a streak of 25 consecutive postseason appearances end in 2006-07. It should be a better season for Oklahoma in 2007-2008 versus the NCAA basketball odds. Capel has a ton of young talent that is only going to get better and make an impact on the basketball odds board.