Baylor vs. Oklahoma State Pick
Can No. 6 Baylor bounce back from a loss this weekend when it goes on the road to face Oklahoma State at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Oklahoma State is favored at home tonight, as the Cowboys are getting odds of -2 points against Baylor. The over/under total for the game is listed at 148.5 points. Baylor has won three straight over Oklahoma State, including a 61-57 win at home on Jan. 7.
Baylor has lost two straight entering today’s game to fall to 20-3 overall and 7-3 in the Big 12. The Bears are just 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 and now sit 10-8 against the spread on the season. Baylor averages 72.5 points per game on offense this year while allowing just 61.8 on defense. Johnathan Motley is averaging 16.2 points and 9.8 rebounds per game to lead the Bears this season while Manu Lecomte is adding 12.3 points and 4.3 assists per contest.
Oklahoma State is on a five-game winning streak right now to get to 15-8 on the season and 4-6 in the Big 12. The Cowboys have also covered in five straight to get to 11-6-1 against the spread on the year. Oklahoma State is putting up 86.6 points per game on offense this season while allowing 77.7. At home, the Cowboys put up an impressive 95.2 points per game. Jawun Evans is averaging 18.3 points and 5.4 assists per game to lead the team while Jeffrey Carroll is adding 17.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per contest.
Oklahoma State shot the ball very poorly in the first meeting with Baylor and still only lost by four on the road. The Cowboys shoot nearly 50 percent at home, which should pose a problem for Baylor, which can’t match Oklahoma State in a shootout. The Bears are struggling on offense right now and that should lead to another loss tonight.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: OKLAHOMA STATE -2