WACO, Texas — No. 2 Baylor will put its undefeated record this season on the line when it entertains unpredictable Oklahoma in a Big 12 Conference game here in Waco.
HOW TO WATCH AND LISTEN No. 2 Baylor vs. Oklahoma
- What: Oklahoma (6-2, 2-1) vs. No. 2 Baylor (9-0, 2-0)
- Where: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas
- When and Time: Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST, January 6, 2021
- OVER/UNDER: 150.5; SPREAD: BAYLOR -11.0
- Live Stream & TV Channels: TV: ESPN2, WatchESPN
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Baylor (9-0, 2-0 Big 12) comes into this game looking for a 10th successive win this season and will start as an 11-point favorite to achieve the feat, according to the leading bookmakers.
The Bears picked up a 76-65 victory over Iowa State in their last outing on Jan. 2 for their second victory in conference play and they will be hoping to keep tabs on fourth-ranked Texas with another win on Wednesday.
Oklahoma, meanwhile, surrendered an 18-point halftime lead against No. 9 West Virginia on Saturday but managed to hold out for a 75-71 win in the end. The Sooners (6-2, 2-1) made 11 3-pointers against the Mountaineers with Umoja Gibson leading the way with eight triple on his way to a season-high 29 points.
Baylor is aiming to extend its fruitful run against Oklahoma in recent meetings. The Bears come into this game hunting their sixth straight win in the head-to-head series against the Sooners. According to Automated Insights, Baylor has won by an average of 15 points against Oklahoma in its last five wins.
The last time Oklahoma picked up a win in this series was on Jan. 30, 2018, when they secured a 98-96 victory.
Jared Butler is averaging 16 points, 5.8 assists and 2.0 steals for Baylor coming into this game and he has a very good supporting cast as well.
MaCio Teague averaged 15.9 points and 4.4 rebounds, Davion Mitchell is putting out 12.0 points, 6.7 assists, and 2.7 steals, while Adam Flagler is averaging 10.9 points Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua leads the team in rebounds per game with 8.0.
For Oklahoma, Austin Reaves, Brady Manek, and De’Vion Harmon are all averaging double-digits in scoring. Reaves scores 15.5 points per game with 5.4 assists and 5.0 rebounds, Manek is scoring 13.6, while Harmon is averaging 11.6 per game.