Cowboys open as college hoops underdog vs Bears

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Jan 21, 5:30 PM | Ferrell Center

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Baylor Bears Odds

12-4TEAM RECORD12-5

Baylor looks to cover the Bears-Cowboys pointspread on Monday and improve its overall 12-5 mark when they host Oklahoma State in college basketball wagering action.

This season, the Bears are 12-5 overall and 5-7 ATS ATS, while the Cowboys are 12-4 and 8-7 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Baylor boasts a 5-6 on the OU, and Oklahoma State is 4-10.

View Oklahoma State vs Baylor Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Bears installed as 4.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 57 (Bears) and the No. 18 (Cowboys) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 81-80 result in favor of the Cowboys has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Baylor's No. 34-rated squad against Oklahoma State's No. 95-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Baylor rates No. 118 in the country with 6.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 189 nationally with 6 per match.

Defensively, Oklahoma State features the nation's No. 102-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.4 points per game. Baylor, meanwhile, comes in at No. 46 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Oklahoma State, they were a 79-45 winner as they battled Texas Tech at home. They covered in the match as a 18-point favorite. The battle between the Cowboys and Red Raiders didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Texas Tech was handed a 79-45 defeat on Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

In their last action, Baylor was a 107-38 winner at home against Hardin Simmons. The battle between the Bears and Cowboys didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Hardin Simmons was handed a 107-38 defeat on Saturday at Ferrell Center.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
After playing Texas Tech are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing TCU are 4-2
After playing Hardin Simmons are 3-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Cowboys at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Baylor
Oklahoma State is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Baylor
Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baylor's last 6 games when playing at home against Oklahoma State
Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Oklahoma State home to West Virginia, Saturday, January 26
Baylor at TCU, Saturday, January 26