Oklahoma State Cowboys host Baylor Bears in college basketball action
Baylor Bears vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Oklahoma State and Baylor on Wednesday, with the host Cowboys trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Oklahoma State battles the Bears, currently sitting with a 14-7 mark (7-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 7-11 for the Cowboys and 8-7 for the Bears.
The Bears were listed as 5.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Cowboys, most recently No. 27 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bears, who rate No. 11 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 80-79 victory for the Bears.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bears rank No. 26 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.2 per game. That compares with Oklahoma State’s No. 105 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oklahoma State is college basketball's No. 176-ranked team at 6.1 per game, while the Bears rate No. 101 with 6.9 per game.
Defensively, Baylor features the nation's No. 115-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.7 points per game. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 120 nationally in scoring at home.
Baylor lost its last outing, a 79-71 result against Iowa State on February 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Pierre Jackson scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Bears to a win (they lost 79-71 to Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum on Saturday).
Last time out for Oklahoma State, they were an 85-80 winner as they battled Kansas on the road. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point underdog. Markel Brown went off for 28 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Oklahoma State over Kansas, 85-80, on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas Tech are 7-3
After playing Iowa State are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1
Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Kansas are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Bears at Cowboys trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Baylor's last 12 games on the road
Baylor is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Baylor is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
Baylor is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
Oklahoma State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Baylor
Oklahoma State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 5 games when playing Baylor
Baylor home to Texas Tech, Saturday, February 9
Oklahoma State at Texas, Saturday, February 9