Big 12 CFB Picks: Baylor vs Oklahoma State 12/12/20 College Football Picks, Odds, Predictions

Big 12 CFB Picks: Baylor vs Oklahoma State 12/12/20 College Football Picks, Odds, Predictions Photo by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma State Cowboys at Baylor Bears

College Football: Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 7:00 pm (McLane Stadium)

The Line: Baylor Bears +5.5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Baylor Bears square off with the Oklahoma State Cowboys Saturday in week 15 Big 12 college football action at McLane Stadium in Waco.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys look to end the season on a high note after splitting their last six games. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have split their last four road games. Spencer Sanders is completing 61 percent of his passes for 1,355 yards, seven touchdowns and six interceptions. Shane Illingworth and Sanders have combined for 11 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. Tylan Wallace and Dillon Stoner have combined for 1,160 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Braydon Johnson has 18 receptions. The Oklahoma State Cowboys ground game is averaging 187.3 yards per contest, and Chuba Hubbard leads the way with 625 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Oklahoma State is allowing 24.6 points and 389 yards per game. Amen Ogbongbemiga leads the Oklahoma State Cowboys with 74 tackles, Calvin Bundage has 5.5 sacks and Kolby Harvell-Peel has two interceptions.  

The Baylor Bears need a feel good win here after losing six of their last seven games. The Baylor Bears have won eight of their last 10 home games. Charlie Brewer is completing 62.7 percent of his passes for 1,890 yards, 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Brewer has three touchdown passes in his last three games. R.J. Sneed and Trestan Ebner have combined for 769 receiving yards and six touchdowns while Gavin Holmes has 30 receptions. The Baylor Bears ground game is averaging 92.8 yards per contest, and Craig Williams leads the way with 197 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Baylor is allowing 27.6 points and 355.4 yards per game. Terrel Bernard leads the Baylor Bears with 55 tackles, William Bradley-King has 3.5 sacks and JT Woods has three interceptions.

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The Cowboys are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 conference games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bears are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games on grass and 37-18 ATS vs. a team with a winning record. The under is 10-3 in Cowboys last 13 games overall. The under is 9-2 in Bears last 11 games in December. The Cowboys are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings. The favorite is 14-6 ATS in their last 20 meetings.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys have been the better team this season, but they've also been inconsistent and have lost four of their last seven road games dating back to last year. The Baylor Bears cant finish games, but all six of their losses have been decided by 13 or less points and the defense continues to allow them to hang around. OK State should be favored and Baylor will probably fall apart in the final 15 minutes like always, but this feels like a back and forth Big 12 battle that will be tight throughout. 

I want Baylor with the points in my pocket. 

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Randy’s Pick Baylor Bears +5.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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