Who's Playing

Oklahoma State @ Baylor

Current Records: Oklahoma State 8-7; Baylor 15-1

What to Know

The Oklahoma State Cowboys will hit the road for the third straight game as they head to Ferrell Center at 5 p.m. ET Saturday. The teams split their matchups last year, with the #1 Baylor Bears winning the first 81-70 at home and the Cowboys taking the second 83-74.

Oklahoma State suffered a grim 78-57 defeat to the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Thursday. Guard Bryce Thompson (14 points) was the top scorer for Oklahoma State.

Meanwhile, it was close but no cigar for the Bears as they fell 65-62 to Texas Tech on Tuesday. One thing holding Baylor back was the mediocre play of guard Matthew Mayer, who did not have his best game: he played for 26 minutes but put up just seven points on 3-for-10 shooting.

Oklahoma State have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 14.50 point spread they are up against. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn't have high expectations for them since the team is 1-3 ATS when expected to lose.

The losses put the Cowboys at 8-7 and Baylor at 15-1. Two stats to keep an eye on: Oklahoma State has allowed their opponents an average of 9.1 steals per game, the 352nd most in college basketball. To make matters even worse for Oklahoma State, Baylor comes into the contest boasting the 12th most steals per game in college basketball at 9.9. In other words, Oklahoma State will need to work extra hard to take care of the ball.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
  • Where: Ferrell Center -- Waco, Texas
  • TV: ESPN
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $19.27

Odds

The Bears are a big 14.5-point favorite against the Cowboys, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bears as a 13.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -113

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Series History

Baylor have won 11 out of their last 13 games against Oklahoma State.

  • Mar 12, 2021 - Oklahoma State 83 vs. Baylor 74
  • Mar 04, 2021 - Baylor 81 vs. Oklahoma State 70
  • Jan 23, 2021 - Baylor 81 vs. Oklahoma State 66
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Baylor 78 vs. Oklahoma State 70
  • Jan 18, 2020 - Baylor 75 vs. Oklahoma State 68
  • Mar 06, 2019 - Oklahoma State 67 vs. Baylor 64
  • Jan 14, 2019 - Baylor 73 vs. Oklahoma State 69
  • Feb 06, 2018 - Baylor 67 vs. Oklahoma State 56
  • Jan 15, 2018 - Baylor 76 vs. Oklahoma State 60
  • Feb 08, 2017 - Baylor 72 vs. Oklahoma State 69
  • Jan 07, 2017 - Baylor 61 vs. Oklahoma State 57
  • Jan 27, 2016 - Baylor 69 vs. Oklahoma State 65
  • Jan 05, 2016 - Baylor 79 vs. Oklahoma State 62

Injury Report for Baylor

  • Jeremy Sochan: Game-Time Decision (Ankle)
  • Langston Love: Out for the Season (Knee)
  • Dain Dainja: Out for the Season (Not Injury Related)

Injury Report for Oklahoma State

No Injury Information