Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-19) Vs. Baylor Bears (19-10)
NCAA Basketball: March 6, 2019, at 9:00 PM EST, Ferrell Center, Waco, TX
Lines and Odds: Baylor (-8.5) Over/Under: 137.5
NCAA Basketball Picks Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Baylor Bears
The Cowboys come into the game with a 10-19 record, currently on a 3 game losing streak after losing to Kansas 72-67. This loss was also their 8th defeat in 9 games. Cameron McGriff and Curtis Jones each had 19 points to lead the Cowboys, with McGriff also adding 8 rebounds, and Thomas Dziagwa added 15 points. Although they have been losing, Oklahoma State has been playing hard, which is shown in their last two games taking both #11 Texas Tech and #15 Kansas down to the wire in their games. Cameron McGriff leads the Cowboys this season, averaging 12.7 ppg and 7.5 rpg. On the season, Oklahoma State is averaging 67.4 ppg on 42.1 FG% and 38.2 3PT%, while giving up 71.52 ppg on 42.84 FG% and 34.84 3PT%. OSU is known as the best 3 point shooting team in the Big 12, but they are near the bottom of the rankings when it comes to road games.
Baylor comes in with a 19-10 record, after a loss to Kansas State, 66-60. Mario Kegler was the leader for the Bears with 13 points (6-10 FG) with Makai Mason adding 11 points and Jared Butler adding 10. On the season Makai Mason is leading the Bears, averaging 14.4 ppg. As a team, the Bears are averaging 72.2 ppg on 44.7 FG% and 34.7 3PT%, while giving up 66.28 ppg on 41.90 FG% and 34.12 3PT%. The Bears have won 7 straight games vs Oklahoma State, including when they met earlier this year in Stillwater, beating them 73-69. They will look to bounce back after their tough loss against Kansas State, and make sure they win on Senior Night for the Bears.
Cover the Spread NCAAB Betting Trends:
Oklahoma is 3-10 on the road this season
Oklahoma State is 7-16 ATS in their last 23 games
Cowboys are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games
Cowboys are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
Baylor is 14-4 at home this season
Baylor is 1-5-2 ATS in their last 8 games
Bears are 8-1-1 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss
Bears are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record
FREE NCAAB Prediction Baylor Bears vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
The Cowboys have been losing a lot of games recently, and in the past couple years have had a hard time beating the Bears. Baylor is having a decent season and is playing on their home court on Senior night. The Bears also will look to bounce back from their loss, as they are 8-1-1 ATS in their last 10 games following a loss. Overall, its hard not to pick the Bears.
Pick: Baylor (-8.5)