Baylor at Oklahoma Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 1/3/2015
by Guy Bruhn - 1/2/2015
Saturday, January 3, 2015 at TBA
Lloyd Noble Center
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On Saturday afternoon, the #22 Baylor Bears will have their first big test of the season when they face off against the #18 Oklahoma Sooners. Last year, Oklahoma was able to win both of their games against Baylor.
On Tuesday night, Baylor won their sixth straight game when they blew out Norfolk 92-51 on their home court. They forced 18 turnovers in that win and also made 50 percent of their field goal attempts.
The Bears are currently one of the top 15 rebounding teams in the country by grabbing 41.6 boards per game. Junior forward Rico Gathers is averaging 10.8 points and 6.5 rebounds per game this season, while fellow forward Taurean Prince leads the team in scoring with 11.5 points per game.
Oklahoma won their second game in a row on Wednesday night when they defeated George Mason 61-43 at home. They didn't shoot the ball well in that win, but they were able to come away with a 47-38 rebounding advantage.
The Sooners have been able to grab 40.4 rebounds per game this season and they are averaging 74 points per game. Junior forward Ryan Spangler has had a very good start to the season by averaging 10 points and a team-high 8.4 rebounds per game. Their go-to scorer has been junior guard Buddy Hield, who is now averaging 15.7 points per game.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
Baylor Bears are 5-2-0 Against the Spread
Baylor Bears are 2-5-0 against the Over/Under
Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
Oklahoma Sooners are 6-4-0 Against the Spread
Oklahoma Sooners are 2-6-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/14/14 G Dee Durham Wrist out indefinitely
11/14/14 F Dante Buford Academics out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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