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Oklahoma State favored by 15.5 against Baylor on Saturday

Baylor BearsOklahoma State Cowboys
Oct 29, 3:30 PM | Turf of Boone Pickens Stadium

Baylor Bears vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds

4-2TEAM RECORD7-0

The Oklahoma State Cowboys appear to control their own destiny in their quest for a BCS National Championship berth, and a win over the Baylor Bears this week would be another step in the right direction.

Oklahoma State has had plenty of success against Baylor recently with a 9-1 SU and 8-2 ATS record in their last 10 against the Bears, including five straight wins both SU and ATS.

Joseph Randle rushed for three touchdowns and 138 yards in Oklahoma State’s 45-24 win over Missouri last time out.

This season the Cowboys are 7-0 overall and 6-1 ATS against the number, while the Bears are 4-2 and 4-2 ATS. As for the totals, Oklahoma State is 4-2-1 on the OU, and Baylor is 5-1.

View Baylor vs Oklahoma State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the Cowboys in this one will find them as 15.5-point favorites. Check back soon to see where the over under opens.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Cowboys at No. 40 and the Bears at No. 54 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 60-50 result in favor of the Cowboys.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oklahoma State's No. 2-ranked offense (48.6 PPG) against a Bears defense that ranks No. 101 at 32.7 PPG. The Cowboys passing attack has averaged 387.4 yards per game, more than the Bears give up through the air (239.7 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Bears feature the league's No. 107-rated road run defense, allowing 238 yards per game. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, ranks No. 56 in rushing offense at home.

Baylor lost its last outing, a 55-28 result against Texas A&M on October 15. Baylor failed to cover in that game as a 8-point underdog, while the 83 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Oklahoma State was a 45-24 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Missouri. They covered the 5.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (69) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 8-2

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

Next up:
Baylor home to Missouri, Saturday, November 5
Oklahoma State home to Kansas State, Saturday, November 5

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