What are the odds Baylor basketball visits Oklahoma State?
Get up-to-the-minute NCAA basketball odds here. After both teams picked up wins on the weekend, Baylor will visit Oklahoma State as it looks to bolster its already impressive March resume. The Bears currently sit at 22-4 (10-5 Big 12), and are ranked seventh in the country.
What time does Baylor play Oklahoma in the Big 12 Tournament?
Get ready for a 2022 Big 12 Tournament battle as the No. 3 Baylor Bears and the Oklahoma Sooners will face off at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday at the T-Mobile Center. Oklahoma is 17-14, while the Bears are 26-5. Baylor is on an eight-game winning streak in the head-to-head series between these teams.
How good is Oklahoma State football?
Oklahoma State is 13-13 (6-8 Big 12) and hasn’t been able to get much consistency within the year, but it has found quality moments at times, including wins over Texas and Oklahoma.
Big 12 Championship
In the 2021 Big 12 Football Media Preseason Poll, Oklahoma State was picked to finish fourth in the league, and Baylor was picked to finish eighth. Fast forward four months later, and the Cowboys and Bears will be meeting in Jerry World to play for a conference championship.
Oklahoma State -5.5
When breaking down this matchup, it’s easy to see that these are two football teams that really know who they are. Neither coaching staff is going to make drastic schematic changes for this game but rather stick to what’s worked and trust that formula.
Points are likely to be at a premium in the Big 12 Championship game, as this matchup pits two of the nation’s best defenses against one another.
Baylor at Oklahoma State Line Movement
On the surface you’d assume that bettors would back undefeated Baylor as underdogs in Stillwater. Well, we all know what happens when you assume.
Stuckey: Oklahoma State Has Value
I think this is the perfect buy low/sell high spot in regards to selling an undefeated Baylor squad and buying the Pokes low after an outright loss at Texas Tech two weeks ago.
What is the rank of Baylor in Havoc?
Baylor ranks 33rd in Havoc Allowed and Oklahoma State ranks 95th in Havoc.
Did the Bears make a stop in the fourth quarter?
The Bears did come up with a few key timely stops, including an interception while Iowa State was driving for a go-ahead score in the fourth quarter.
Did Oklahoma State win on the Smurf Turf?
Oklahoma State’s 3-0 start included a road win on the Smurf Turf at Boise State. However, the Cowboys had struggled to put points on the board, which is something we’re not used to seeing in the Mike Gundy era. Last week, the Cowboys jumped on Kansas State with 21 first-quarter points en route to a 31-20 triumph.
After a two-win season in 2020, head coach Dave Aranda knew changes were needed on the offensive side of the ball.
Oklahoma State Cowboys
The strength of the Cowboys continues to be a defense that leads the nation in three-and-outs and hard stops.
Baylor vs. Oklahoma State Matchup Analysis
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Why Baylor can cover
Junior point guard Jared Butler was a repeat selection as a unanimous All-Big 12 First Team pick after leading the Bears in scoring (17.1 points per game) and steals (5.0) while finishing second in assists (5.0). He scored 22 points in each of the two victories over Oklahoma State.
Why Oklahoma State can cover
Freshman guard Cade Cunningham returned from a one-game injury absence to collect 17 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals in Thursday’s victory. Named the Big 12 Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year earlier this week, he topped the conference in scoring at 19.7 points per game. Touted as a potential No.
How to make Oklahoma State vs. Baylor picks
The model is leaning over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 152 points. It also says one side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.