Baylor vs. West Virginia Prediction
For the first time all season, the No. 3 Baylor Bears will look to rebound off a loss when they visit the No. 6 West Virginia Mountaineers at 5:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday. Will the Bears rebound with a win and a cover as a road favorite?
607 Baylor Bears (-4.5) at 608 West Virginia Mountaineers (+4.5); o/u 149.5
5:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Venue: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, WV
Baylor vs. West Virginia College Basketball Prediction
The Mountaineers are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall, are 12-3 against the number in their last 15 games as a home underdog and are 4-1 at the betting window in their last five games coming off a win. They’re 26-9 against the spread in their last 35 games versus a team with a winning road record as well.
Since returning from a COVID-related layoff, the Bears struggling against a bad Iowa State team in an eventual 77-72 win (they were favored by 24) and lost outright to Kansas, 71-58 (as a 4.5-point road favorite). While Baylor is one of the best teams in the nation, the Bears are also clearly trying to rediscover their game following the long layoff.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS +4.5