Oregon at Baylor 12/21/18 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
The Oregon Ducks visit Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas on Friday to play the Baylor Bears. Oregon improved to 8-3 on the season following its 71-64 victory over Florida A&M on Tuesday. The Ducks were led by Victor Bailey Jr. who scored 16 points and Oregon completed a four-game homestand at 4-0. Oregon last lost to Houston 65-61 in late November.
Baylor had a major letdown after beating Arizona as the Bears fell to 6-4 on the season after losing to Stephen F. Austin 59-58 on Tuesday. Baylor played the final 2:23 of the game without scoring as the Lumberjacks went on a 7-0 run to end the game. Tristan Clark led the Bears with 24 points, while Makai Mason scored.
Bol Bol leads Oregon in scoring and rebounding averaging 21.0 points and 9.6 rebounds per game. Payton Pritchard is the second leading scorer and leader in assists with averages of 13.0 points and 4.6 assists per game. Oregon is shooting 47.0% from the field and 34.5% from 3-point territory.
Makai Mason leads the Bears in scoring with an average of 14.1 points per game. The leading rebounder is Mark Vital with an average of 8.3 per game, while King McClure leads the Bears in assists with an average of 2.7 per game. Baylor is shooting 43.8% from the field and 27.9% from 3-point territory.
Oregon will be without its top scorer and rebounder Bol Bol who has an injured foot. The Ducks have failed to cover each of the last 5 on the road and each of the last 5 on the road versus an opponent with a winning record. Baylor has covered 8 of its last 11 against opponents with a losing record on the road. Final Score Prediction, Baylor Bears win and cover ATS 68-60.