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Missouri State Bears vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Preview

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Dec 7, 9:00 PM | JQH Arena

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Missouri State Bears Odds

5-2TEAM RECORD4-2

JQH Arena will host Bears vs. Cowboys action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

Missouri State will face the 5-2 Cowboys, who own a 2-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bears are 2-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cowboys are 2-3 favoring the OVER.

View Oklahoma State vs Missouri State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 3.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bears sit at No. 16 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cowboys sit at No. 103 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bears will win this game 77-75.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Missouri State's No. 176-ranked offense, averaging 68 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 58 at 60.7 PPG. The Bears field goal percentage has averaged 42.3% so far, less than the Cowboys marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.

Defensively, Oklahoma State features the nation's No. 318-rated defense on the road, allowing 82 points per game. Missouri State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 207 nationally in scoring at home.

Oklahoma State was an 80-58 winner in its last match at home against Langston. The battle between the Cowboys and Lions didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Langston was handed an 80-58 defeat on Sunday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

In their last action, Missouri State was a 76-60 loser on the road against New Mexico. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as underdogs. The Bears got 17 points from Jarmar Gulley, but it was New Mexico that prevailed in a 76-60 final on Saturday at The Pit.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-1
After playing Langston are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

Missouri State Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 3-1
After a loss are 7-3

A few Cowboys at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Missouri State is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home
Missouri State is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
Oklahoma State at Pittsburgh, Saturday, December 10
Missouri State at Arkansas-Little Rock, Saturday, December 10

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