Baylor at Oklahoma State NCAA Basketball Picks 1/14/2019
Monday, January 14, 2019
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The Baylor Bears travel to Gallagher-Iba Arena to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Monday, January 14, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 4 point favorites.
Baylor heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.7 as they are averaging 71.2 points per contest while giving up 63.5 per game. Oklahoma State has an overall record of 8-8. They are averaging 70.5 points per game and surrendering 69.4, good for a point differential of 1.1.
Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Baylor Bears are 4-11-0 against the over/under
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-10-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-12-0 against the over/under
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
01/12/19 F Tristan Clark Knee is out for season
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
12/29/18 F Kentrevious Jones Suspension is out indefinitely
01/12/19 G Michael Weathers Ankle injured last game, is questionable
01/08/19 G Mike Cunningham Personal is out for season
King McClure averages 9.8 points per game in 29.9 minutes per contest. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%. Makai Mason comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 32.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Lindy Waters averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 96%. Cameron McGriff averages 13.4 points per game while playing 33.0 minutes per contest. He grabs 8.1 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bears allow 63.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 63rd and 120th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 36th, and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 103rd place in the NCAA. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 227th in the nation. Baylor averages 71.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 247th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 7.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 213th. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 335th in D-1. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per contest, which ranks them 63rd and 190th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 136th with 13.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cowboys surrender 69.4 points per contest, which ranks them 128th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 51st and 54th in those defensive statistics. They rank 142nd with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 215th with 35.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cowboys are 155th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.5 per game. Oklahoma State is 261st in the country with 70.5 points per game this year. They are 226th in the D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 1.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 39th in the nation. They are 152nd in the country in rebounding with 36.4 boards per game and 198th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Cowboys are 124th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Bears have an offensive rating of 105, which is ranked 158th. They are 292nd in college basketball in pace with 67.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 240th. As a unit they are 249th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 152nd in D-1. Baylor is 121st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions.
Oklahoma State is 86th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions. The Cowboys have an offensive rating of 101, which is ranked 242nd. They are 209th in D-1 in pace with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 192nd. As a unit they are 201st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 147th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Baylor/Oklahoma State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma State -4
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