Oklahoma vs. Baylor - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baylor Bears (21-8) at Oklahoma Sooners (22-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Lloyd Noble Center)
The Line: Oklahoma Sooners -7.5 -- Over/Under: 152 See the Latest Odds
The Oklahoma Sooners and the Baylor Bears face off on Tuesday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The Oklahoma Sooners are 22-6 this season and they have lost three of their last five games. Oklahoma is averaging 81.4 points per game and they are shooting 45.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.4 points per game and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. Buddy Hield leads the Sooners averaging 25.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Isaiah Cousins is averaging 13.3 points, Jordan Woodard is averaging 13.1 points, and Ryan Spangler is averaging 10.6 points and 9.5 rebounds. Oklahoma is 13-1 at home and 10-6 in the Big 12.
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The Baylor Bears are 21-8 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Baylor is averaging 77.6 points per game and they are shooting 46.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.8 points and their opponents are shooting 45 percent. Taurean Prince leads the Bears averaging 15.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Johnathan Motley is averaging 11.7 points and 5.2 rebounds, Rico Geathers is averaging 11.6 points and 9.6 rebounds, and Al Freeman is averaging 11.6 points. Baylor is 6-4 on the road and 10-6 in the Big 12.
Oklahoma is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 home games, and 1-6 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Baylor is 5-1-1 against the spread in their last seven road games, 1-6 against the spread following a win, and 3-7-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Baylor is 9-24-2 against the spread in the last 35 meetings of these two teams.
The Sooners just haven’t been the same team of late and I look for this one to be competitive so I will take the points with Baylor.