Baylor Bears (22-5) vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys (13-13)
February 21, 2022 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Oklahoma State Cowboys +4.5 / Baylor Bears -4.5; Over/Under: +140
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The Baylor Bears and Oklahoma State Cowboys meet Monday in college basketball action at the Gallagher-Iba Arena. The Baylor Bears look for a win after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Oklahoma State Cowboys look for a win after splitting their last six games.
The Baylor Bears are averaging 77.5 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 63 points on 42.5 percent shooting. LJ Cryer is averaging 13.5 points and 1.5 rebounds, while James Akinjo is averaging 13.2 points and 2.4 rebounds. Adam Flagler is the third double-digit scorer and Kendall Brown is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Baylor Bears are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.7 percent from the free throw line. The Baylor Bears are allowing 30.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are averaging 70 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Avery Anderson III is averaging 11.8 points and 3.1 rebounds, while Bryce Thompson is averaging 10.9 points and 2.2 rebounds. Isaac Likekele is dishing 3.5 assists and Bryce Williams is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are shooting 30.2 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game.
The Bears are 25-10-1 ATS in their last 36 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The Cowboys are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Bears last 6 Monday games. The over is 6-2 in Cowboys last 8 overall. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Baylor Bears should have revenge on their mind after losing to OK State once this season, and they’re a proven team on the road that wins in the favorite role by an average of 17 points. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are a hit or miss team that loses in the underdog role by an average of 6.2 points and are 5-9 against the spread at home and 9-16-1 against the spread on the season. This line is soft. Give me Baylor on the road.