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Oklahoma State Cowboys host Baylor Bears in college basketball action

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Feb 4, 1:45 PM | Gallagher-Iba Arena

Baylor Bears vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds

20-2TEAM RECORD11-11

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Bears of Baylor hit the hard court against the Cowboys of Oklahoma State.

The Cowboys bring a 11-11 record (10-10 ATS) to this tilt against the 20-2 Bears, who are 7-7-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Oklahoma State go 10-10 so far and the Bears go 9-6.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Cowboys as 6-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 104-rated Cowboys and the No. 8-ranked Bears, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 83-69 result in favor of the Bears.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma State's No. 200-ranked offense, averaging 67 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 80 at 63.2 PPG. The Cowboys field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, less than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 49% per game.

Defensively, Baylor features the nation's No. 125-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.2 points per game. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 228 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Baylor, they were a 63-60 winner as they battled Texas A&M on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite. Baylor earned a 63-60 victory over Texas A&M on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Perry Jones III at Reed Arena.

Oklahoma State was an 80-63 winner in its last match on the road against Texas Tech. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Texas Tech was victimized by Markel Brown for 30 points as the Cowboys defeated the Red Raiders 80-63 in college hoops action on Tuesday.

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas are 4-6
After playing Texas A&M are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Iowa State are 5-5
After playing Texas Tech are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Bears at Cowboys trends to consider:
Baylor is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
Baylor is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Baylor
Oklahoma State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Oklahoma State's last 12 games when playing Baylor
Oklahoma State is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing Baylor

Next up:
Baylor home to Kansas, Wednesday, February 8
Oklahoma State home to Iowa State, Tuesday, February 7