Kansas vs. Baylor Prediction
Will the Baylor Bears pull off a small home upset this afternoon when they host their Big 12 rivals, the Kansas Jayhawks, at 2:00 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Kansas. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Jayhawks are 2-point road favorites to knock off the Bears after the game opened as a pick'em. The total, meanwhile, sits at 147.5 after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Kansas. As of this writing, 82% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Jayhawks to cover the point spread. Meanwhile, 73% of the money wagered at online sportsbooks is on the under.
Who We Like: The underdog has been a great bet recently in this series, covering in all four of the last four meetings between these two teams. The Bears are also 5-1 against the spread in their last six conference games and have covered the number in four of their last five games coming off a win. They are also 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games overall and 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games versus an opponent with a winning record.
On the other side, the Jayhawks are just 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games coming off a win and are 1-3-1 at the betting window in their last five conference tilts.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: BAYLOR BEARS +2.5