Baylor vs. West Virginia Pick
It’s a big clash in the Big 12 tonight when No. 14 West Virginia hosts No. 15 Baylor at 8PM ET on ESPN2.
According to oddsmakers from oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, West Virginia is favored at home in tonight’s game, as the Mountaineers are getting odds of -6.5 points against Baylor. The over/under total has been set at 147 points.
West Virginia is 18-4 on the season, 7-2 in the Big 12, 9-1 at home and 12-7 against the spread. Baylor is 17-5 overall, 6-3 in the Big 12, 3-3 on the road and 5-10-1 against the spread. Baylor has covered the spread in six of the last seven against West Virginia, including the last four meetings. These two have hit the over in four straight encounters.
Baylor has won four straight and five of six in this series. Some teams get intimidated by Bob Huggins' pressure defense. Baylor won’t. Baylor also is in dire need of a win after falling at home to Texas. West Virginia will miss forward Jonathan Holton, their second-best rebounder going up against a beefy frontcourt led by by Baylor's Rico Gathers, who is averaging a double-double.
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