Cowboys vs. Bears Prediction
The top-ranked Baylor Bears are double-digit favorites at home today versus the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Is a bet on the favorites the right way to go here?
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Ferrell Center at 6PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Bears are a 13.5-point favorites on the spread line. The over-under is set at 131.5 points. As of Saturday morning, 73 percent of public bets are coming in on host Baylor. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Cowboys cruise past Horned Frogs
Oklahoma State posted a 72-57 home victory Wednesday night over Texas Christian to improve to 11-11 overall and 1-8 in Big 12 Conference action. The Cowboys outscored the Horned Frogs 36-27 in the second half to pull away. Isaac Likekele paced OSU with 15 points on 4-of-9 shooting plus 7-of-10 at the free throw line. He also registered 11 assists, six rebounds and two blocked shots. Yor Anei contributed 14 points, three boards, three steals and three blocked shots. Thomas Dziagwa tallied 14 points, two caroms and two assists off the bench. Cameron McGriff added 10 points and eight rebounds.
Bears win 19th straight
Baylor earned a 73-65 victory Monday night at Kansas State to move to 20-1 overall and 9-0 in conference action. The Bears led 33-28 at halftime and held on from there. Jared Butler led Baylor with 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting including 4-of-8 shooting plus 2-of-3 at the free throw line. He also notched three steals. MaCio Teague accounted for 15 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals. Davion Mitchell added 13 points, seven dimes and two steals.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Cowboys are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. Oklahoma State is 1-5 ATS in its last six Saturday games.
The Bears are 7-0 ATS in their last seven Saturday games. The home team is 0-4 ATS in the last four meetings.
It's a big spread to cover, but the Bears already beat the Cowboys by seven on the road and the Cowboys are coming off their first conference win so perhaps they do not put quite as much into a game they are expected to lose handily. Baylor defeated TCU by 16 in its last home game and I wouldn't be surprised at all if this is another lopsided win.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: BAYLOR BEARS -13.5