On Thursday, the Oklahoma State Cowboys take on a challenge in the form of the Baylor Bears. Baylor holds the top spot in the Big 12, recording only 1 loss in 20 games. The Cowboys, on the other hand, is finishing the regular season strong, having won all of their last five assignments.
This is the second to the last game for both teams, and the College Basketball odds give us a chance to predict one of the last few contests before the Big 12 Tournament and the 2021 March Madness tournament. More than that, NitroBetting news brings requisite information to back your predictions, featuring team stats, betting trends, and other crucial data for Oklahoma State vs. Baylor.
Oklahoma State vs. Baylor Game Information
- When: Thursday, March 4, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
- Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas
- TV: ESPN2
- Radio: KRZI-AM (Baylor) / WBNS Radio (Oklahoma State)
- Live Stream: WatchESPN
- NCAA Betting Odds: Baylor -11.5 (-105) / O/U: 139.5 (-104)
Why Bet on the Oklahoma State Cowboys?
The Baylor Bears are running over one opponent after the other. This is evident in their current standings, recording 11-1 in the conference and a 19-1 overall record.
They are a dominant force in the league, finishing games with double-digit leads, save for their duels against Kansas and Texas Tech which ended in single-digit wins for Scott Drew’s team along with their recent game against West Virginia, which Baylor won by 6 points.
Two main talking points of Baylor are their impressive 3-point shooting and defensive efficiency. These are essential components that brought the team to the 3rd spot in both the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll.
As one of the promising teams to enter March Madness, it adds more value to the NCAA Basketball betting lines, making for exciting wagering opportunities.
Why Bet on the Baylor Bears?
Oklahoma State is currently on a roll, boasting a 5-game winning streak. It is also important to note that in those 5 wins, 3 games were against top-25 teams, pushing up the stock value of Oklahoma State. The team continues to improve its position, with good chances to attend March Madness.
Cade Cunningham is the main driving force of Oklahoma State. The guard has been consistently producing numbers for the team, alongside forward Kalib Boone. Cunningham is living up to the expectations of many.
Moreover, he is a top prospect in the upcoming NBA draft. The Cowboys’ ongoing surge should only make the NCAAB odds even more interesting to look at.
Oklahoma State vs. Baylor Betting Trends
- Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 home games against Oklahoma State.
- Baylor registered 9 wins in its last 10 games.
- The total has gone over in 7 of Baylor’s last 10 games.
- Oklahoma State won against the spread 4 times in its last 5 games.
- Oklahoma won 3 of its last 5 games on the road.
- The total has gone over in 4 of Oklahoma State’s last 5 games.
Oklahoma State vs. Baylor Expert Betting Prediction
On paper alone, Baylor looks to be the more consistent team of the two. The Bears’ overall record shows how big of a threat they are to the rest of the NCAA. There are no major adjustments expected from the team. If they maintain consistency, they can produce another win to add to their tally.
Meanwhile, a passionate Oklahoma State team should never be underestimated. There’s a likelihood that the team can keep a tight scoreline and even complete an unexpected win for the Oklahoma State vs. Baylore odds this coming Thursday.
*All odds stated are subject to change without prior notice.