Wednesday, February 8, 2017
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The Baylor Bears head to Gallagher-Iba Arena to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 1 point favorites.
The Bears come into this game with an overall record of 20-3 and a road record of 4-2. They are 9-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-11. The Cowboys have an overall record of 15-8 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 10-8 and they are 11-7 against the spread.
Johnathan Motley comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Bears. He pulls down 9.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. Manu Lecomte averages 12.3 points per game in 30.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 1.9 rebounds per game for Baylor. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
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Jawun Evans averages 18.3 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per contest this year for the Cowboys. He grabs 2.9 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.1 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Baylor averages 72.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 184th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 58th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 171st in the country. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game which ranks them 73rd and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 203rd with 13.6 per game. The Bears allow 61.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 150th place in the country. They force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in Division 1.
Oklahoma State averages 86.6 points per game this year which ranks them 8th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 69th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per contest which ranks them 69th and 101st respectively. In the turnover department the Cowboys rank 273rd with 14.4 per game. The Cowboys allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 284th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 264th and 127th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.2 rebounds a game which ranks 71st and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the nation. The Cowboys force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in college basketball.
The Bears average 72.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1.3 per contest. The Bears have an offensive rating of 112.1 and they assist on 60.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Baylor turns the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 39.2%. The Bears give up 64.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Cowboys score 95.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 83 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 12.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.8 points per game. The Cowboys have a rating on offense of 117.1 and 50.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Oklahoma State turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 39.6%. The Cowboys give up 79.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 70.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 9-9 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 6-11 against the over/under
Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 11-7 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-8 against the over/under
Baylor Bears Injuries
No key injuries to report
Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/16 G Tavarius Shine Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor -1
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