Texas vs. Baylor Prediction
A pair of Top-25 opponents square off in Waco, TX on Saturday when No. 10 Baylor hosts No. 20 Texas at 12:00 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at only 129.5, is the over the best bet on the board when it comes to this matchup?
601 Texas Longhorns (+6) at 602 Baylor Bears (-6); o/u 129.5
12:00 p.m. ET, Ferrell Center, Waco, TX
Texas Longhorns DFS Snapshot
Timmy Allen posted 24 points (11-17 FG, 2-3 FT), nine rebounds, one assist and one block over 30 minutes during Monday's 79-76 win over Kansas. Allen turned in his best performance of the season in a huge win for the Longhorns against conference-leading Kansas. Allen ended up hitting the go-ahead basket with under 30 seconds remaining. The Utah transfer continues to be the team's most consistent option and will look to help lead Texas to another big win on Saturday against Baylor.
Baylor Bears DFS Snapshot
James Akinjo recorded 15 points (5-14 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 4-4 FT), two rebounds, eight assists and three steals in 35 minutes during Wednesday's 75-60 victory over Kansas State. Akinjo had a big bounce back game after an ugly performance against Kansas last Saturday when he was held scoreless. Akinjo is now putting up 13.0 points, 5.6 assists, 2.4 rebounds, 2.2 steals, and 1.4 three-pointers per contest this season. He will go head-to-head with Marcus Carr on Saturday when Baylor takes on Texas.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The over is 21-10-1 in the Longhorns’ last 32 games versus a team with a winning record, is 4-1 in their last five road games and is 4-1 in their last five road games versus an opponent with a winning home record. On the other side, the over is 18-8 in the Bears’ last 26 home games and has cashed in four of their last five home games versus a team with a losing road record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: TEXAS/BAYLOR OVER 129.5