Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Gallagher Iba Arena
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The Baylor Bears travel to Gallagher Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 2.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 15-4 and a road record of 2-3. They are 5-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 8-5. The Cowboys have an overall record of 10-9 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 9-8 and they are 10-7 against the spread.
Taurean Prince comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Allerik Freeman averages 12.5 points per game in 30.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Phil Forte averages 13.3 points per game while playing 25.7 minutes per contest this year for the Cowboys. He grabs 1.3 rebounds per game and has 0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Jawun Evans averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Baylor averages 78.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 50th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 33rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 50th in the country. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 19.7 assists per game which ranks them 67th and 2nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 156th with 12.7 per game. The Bears allow 67.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 83rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 178th and 250th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.6 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 18.4 assists per contest which puts them in 350th place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in the Division 1.
Oklahoma State averages 71.1 points per game this year which ranks them 200th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 143rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 177th in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 172nd and 203rd respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 54th with 11.5 per game. The Cowboys allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 56th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 43rd and 53rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 56th place in the nation. The Cowboys force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 260th in college basketball.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 5-8 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 8-5 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-7 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-8 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
11/10/15 F Jo Acuil Heart out indefinitely
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/31/15 G Davon Dillard Suspension out indefinitely
12/01/15 G Phil Forte III Elbow out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor
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