WVU favored vs. Baylor today
MORGANTOWN, WV (TheSpread) – Saturday’s Top 25 action gets started with a big game in the Big 12 as No. 12 West Virginia hosts No. 19 Baylor at Noon ET.
Baylor is 17-5 on the season, 5-4 in the Big 12, 3-3 on the road and 9-6-1 against the spread. West Virginia is 18-4 on the season, 6-3 in the Big 12, 8-2 at home and 12-8 against the spread. Baylor has won four of its last five meetings with West Virginia and gone 3-2 against the spread in those five games.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, West Virginia is the slight favorite at home, as the Mountaineers are getting odds of -3.5 points against Baylor. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set.
Baylor has won two straight and four of its last five coming into this game, but the Bears are just 1-3 in their last four on the road and 1-2-1 against the spread in those four road games. The Bears have hit the over in five of their last seven lined totals. WVU is coming off a 71-52 loss at Oklahoma during the week. The Mountaineers have won three straight at home, but they are just 2-3 against the spread in their last five while hitting the under in three straight.