The Sooners and Bears are set to face off at 9:00 ET on ESPN2. The Bears will host the game at Foster Pavilion in Waco, TX. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 143 points, and Baylor is favored by -6.5 to win at home against Oklahoma.

OKLAHOMA SOONERS VS BAYLOR BEARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Baylor Bears -6.5

This game will be played at Foster Pavilion at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.

WHY BET THE BAYLOR BEARS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Bears.
  • Not only will Baylor pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can the Sooners Grab a Win in Waco?

Despite being the underdog, Oklahoma has been solid on the road this season, going 3-3 with an average scoring margin of +.7. Over their last three road games, the Sooners are 2-1, and they come into this game on a two-game winning streak.

Overall, Oklahoma is 18-6 this season, including a 6-5 mark in Big 12 play. In their last game, the Sooners defeated Oklahoma State by a score of 66-62.

As the underdog this season, Oklahoma has gone 3-3 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 13-11. On the road, the Sooners are 3-3 vs. the spread this season and 5-5 in their last 10 road games.

This season, the over/under record for Oklahoma games is 11-13, and today's line of 143 is close to the average over/under line in their games (144.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 137 points, which is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (144.2).

In their most recent game, the Oklahoma offense put up just 66 points vs. the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Overall, they are now averaging 77.3 points per game which is 102nd in the country. Currently leading the team in scoring is Javian McCollum who comes into today's matchup averaging 14.2. Otega Oweh also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.5.

So far, the Sooners' defense is ranked 41st in the country at 66.1 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.0 threes per game vs. Baylor. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 27.4%.

Will the Bears Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

After losing a close game to Kansas, Baylor will look to bounce back and improve their home record of 13-1. So far this season, they have gone 15-2 when favored, compared to just 1-4 when they are the underdog.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Bears have gone 9-1, and their average margin of victory at home this season is +18.9 points per game.

Against the spread, Baylor is 13-8-1 this season and 9-4-1 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bears are 5-4-1 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests.

So far this season, the over/under record for Baylor is 12-10. Today's over/under line of 143 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (148.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points compared to their season average of 152.8 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Baylor offense put up just 61 points vs. the Kansas Jayhawks. Overall, they are now averaging 82.7 points per game which is 26th in the country. The team's top scorer is Ja'Kobe Walter, who enters today's matchup with an average of 14.3, while RayJ Dennis also carries a PPG average of 13.3 into the game.

Coming into today's game, the Baylor defense is giving up an average of 70.6 points per contest. In today's game, the Baylor defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 64 points.