|2012 Big 12 College Football Week 11 Odds: Baylor vs. Oklahoma|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 08 November 2012 10:30|
Baylor vs. Oklahoma Odds
Oklahoma is 6-2 on the season, 4-1 in the Big 12 and 3-2 at home. Baylor is 4-4 overall, 1-4 in conference play and 1-3 on the road. The Bears are 4-4 against the spread this year while the Sooners are 5-3 ATS. Baylor actually snapped a lengthy losing streak to the Sooners last year with a 45-38 victory.
Trends show that the road team is 13-3 against the spread in the last 16 games in this series while Baylor has covered in its last 5 trips to Oklahoma. These two teams have hit the over in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma is the clear favorite at home in this game, as the Sooners have odds of -21.5 points against Baylor. The over/under total for the game has been set at 77 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma favored by 19.5 points. The spread never got lower than that and reached a peak of 22 points before closing at Oklahoma -21.5.
Oklahoma is coming off a 35-20 win at Iowa State last week. The Sooners have won four of their last five games. Oklahoma is allowing just 17.8 points per game this year on defense while the offense is averaging 39.5 points per contest. Quarterback Landry Jones is leading the offense this season as he has rushed for 2,414 yards and 16 touchdowns.
Baylor is coming off a 41-14 win over Kansas last week. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Bears. Like last season, Baylor has a great offense that is averaging 43.8 points per game, but the defense is allowing 39.1 points per contest, which ranks 117th in the country. Baylor also has the top passing attack in the nation, which is led by quarterback Nick Florence, who has thrown for 3,019 yards and 25 touchdowns this season.
In terms of Injuries, Baylor safety K.J. Morton is questionable with a groin injury. Oklahoma offensive lineman Lane Johnson is questionable with an ankle injury while running back Damien Williams is probable with an ankle injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Oklahoma. The Sooners are getting 70% of the wagers with odds of -21.5 points against Baylor on Saturday.