Baylor at Oklahoma State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The Baylor Bears travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 1.5 point favorites.
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Baylor comes into this game with an overall record of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 70.0 per contest. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 14-9. They are averaging 77.9 points per game and surrendering 72.8, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 9-7 against the spread this season
The Baylor Bears are 6-9 against the over/under this year
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-11 against the spread this season
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-14 against the over/under this year
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
11/13/17 F Leonard Allen Personal is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/14/17 G Davon Dillard Dismissed is out for season
12/14/17 G Zack Dawson Dismissed is out for season
01/27/18 G Tavarius Shine Wrist is out indefinitely
Jo Acuil averages 14.7 points per game in 31.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 9.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%. Manu Lecomte averages 16.7 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is at 89%.
Kendall Smith averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.5 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Jeffrey Carroll averages 15.8 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 122nd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 55th and 240th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.0 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd, and they give up 14.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 261st place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in college basketball. Baylor averages 77.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 88th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 54th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 135th in D-1. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 15.5 assists per game, which ranks them 31st and 69th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 176th with 13.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 72.8 points per contest, which ranks them 198th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 110th and 247th in those defensive statistics. They rank 159th with 13.2 assists allowed per contest, and 249th with 36.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 300th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per game this season. Oklahoma State is 77th in Division 1 with 77.9 points per game this year. They are 191st in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 248th in the nation. They are 98th in college basketball in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 97th in assists per contest with 15.0. The Cowboys are 135th in turnovers per game with 13.7.
The Bears are 56th in the nation in offensive rating with 111.3, and their defensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 139th. In terms of pace they are 215th in the country with 69.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 99th. As a team they are 94th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 284th in Division 1. Baylor is 196th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 80th in the nation.
Oklahoma State is 191st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 95th in the nation. The Cowboys are 121st in the country in offensive rating with 107.3, and their defensive rating of 100.3 is ranked 134th. In terms of pace they are 85th in Division 1 with 71.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 198th. As a team they are 175th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 143rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -1.5
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