Baylor at Oklahoma State: 12/4/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Oklahoma State Cowboys (11-1) vs Baylor Bears (10-2)
Game Info: Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 12:00 pm (AT&T Stadium)
Betting Odds: Oklahoma State Cowboys -5.5 -- Over/Under: 46.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Baylor Bears and Oklahoma State Cowboys face off on Saturday in the Big 12 Championship Game at AT&T Stadium. When these two teams faced off on October 2nd it was Oklahoma State that won 24-14.
The Baylor Bears come into this game with a 10-2 record and they have gone 8-4 against the spread. Baylor has found success, but they haven’t been as dominant as of late. In the last game against Texas Tech, they only won by three points and the defense gave up 24. Baylor is averaging 33.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 19.4 points per game. The Bears are a run first team averaging 227.7 yards per game on the ground. Abram Smith has been a star rushing for 1,366 yards and 12 touchdowns. Gerry Bohanon has thrown for 2,160 yards, 17 touchdowns, and six interceptions. In this game, Baylor is going to need the defense to be good, and the offense will need to control the game with their running game.
On the other side of this matchup is the Oklahoma State Cowboys who sit with an 11-1 record and they have gone 9-2-1 against the spread. In the last game against Oklahoma, the offense put up 37 points and that led to the four-point victory. Oklahoma State is averaging 31.8 points while their defense is giving up 16.4 points per game. The defense is ranked 5th in the country in terms of points given up. Under center for Oklahoma State is Spencer Sanders who has thrown for 2,211 yards, 16 touchdowns, and eight interceptions. Running back Jaylen Warren has rushed for 1,134 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Baylor is 12-2 in their last 14 games in December. Oklahoma State is 5-0 against the spread in their last five neutral site games. Baylor is 5-11 against the spread in the last 16 meetings between the two teams. The favorite is 16-6 against the spread in the last 22 meetings.
Baylor hasn’t looked as good as of late and Oklahoma State is going to find success in this game. Look for Baylor’s offense to have issues moving the ball, and Oklahoma State will win this game by at least a touchdown. Back Oklahoma State against the spread.