The Baylor Bears have faltered when they need to pack their bags and travel to Norman to challenge the Oklahoma Sooners, as they are 1-8 SU in their past nine games visiting OU. However, Baylor is 7-0 ATS in its past seven trips to Norman with the team frequently entering as a big underdog.
Baylor was embarrassed last week by TCU, surrendering a season-high 62 points. The biggest issue for the defense came on the ground, where the Bears allowed 431 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns against TCU. The team is falling apart at the seams after opening the season 6-0 SU, with reports of infighting and sideline disputes dominating the college news cycle.
After struggling with one of the toughest non-conference schedules in the country, Oklahoma has rattled off six straight wins while averaging 48.5 points per game. Over those six games, wide receiver Dede Westbrook has gone off for 1012 yards and 12 touchdowns while averaging 21.4 yards per catch.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans backing the Oklahoma Sooners here saw them at [custom:bodog-link] as -15.5-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 43-38 win for the Sooners on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Baylor Bears will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Oklahoma Sooners are 3-6 ATS. Baylor is 2-6 against the over under total, while Oklahoma is 5-4 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oklahoma vs Baylor injuries news.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Oklahoma Sooners and the No. 38-ranked Baylor Bears, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.
The game also pits Oklahoma's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 44.11 PPG, against a Baylor defense that ranks No. 20 this week at 19.71 PPG. The Oklahoma aerial game is averaging 342.33 yards per game, more than the Baylor Bears secondary allows through the air, 179.43 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Baylor Bears feature the league's No. 0-rated road run defense, allowing 231.67 yards per game. Oklahoma, meanwhile, ranks No. 0 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Baylor lost its last outing 62-22 against TCU on Saturday, getting a 121-yard receiving performance from Ishmael Zamora in a losing cause at McLane Stadium.
Baker Mayfield throttled the Cyclones defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 328 yards as Oklahoma handed Iowa State a 34-24 defeat.
Next Betting Matchups
Baylor home to Kansas State, Saturday, November 19th
Oklahoma at West Virginia, Saturday, November 19th
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