Kansas vs. Baylor Prediction
One of the biggest matchups on Saturday’s college basketball slate pits No. 10 Baylor against No. 5 Kansas on ESPN at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will the Jayhawks cover as a 3.5-point road dog or is there a better value on the board when it comes to this Big 12 Conference clash?
761 Kansas Jayhawks (+3.5) at 762 Baylor Bears (-3.5); o/u 149.5
8:00 p.m. ET, Ferrell Center, Waco, TX
Kansas Jayhawks DFS Snapshot
Ochai Agbaji logged 23 points (9-13 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds and five assists in 35 minutes during Tuesday's 102-83 win over Kansas State. Kansas put on an offensive clinic in this one, tying their season-high in points with 102. Agbaji once again led all scorers in the contest, while also having nice contributions on the boards and distributing the ball. The Big 12 Player of the Year frontrunner will look to make another statement on Saturday in a road matchup with Baylor.
Baylor Bears DFS Snapshot
Adam Flagler finished with 29 points (11-20 FG, 7-13 3Pt), four rebounds, two assists and three steals across 41 minutes during Monday's 66-64 1OT win over Oklahoma State. Flagler, who missed Saturday's game against TCU, put on a performance in his return for Baylor. The 6-foot-3 junior recorded 29 points, making seven of 13 three-point attempts. Flagler's outstanding performance helped the Bears survive a potential upset as they narrowly escaped Oklahoma State in overtime. The junior guard has averaged 13.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.2 steals on 29.7 minutes per game this season.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The road team is 24-10-1 against the spread in the last 35 meetings between these two teams, while the underdog cashed in four of the previous five meetings. The Jayhawks are also 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games overall, are 4-1 against the number in their last five games coming off a win and are 15-7 ATS in their last 22 road games versus an opponent that scored 100 points or more in their previous game. On the other side, the Bears are 2-5-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall, are 2-5-1 ATS in their last eight games as a home favorite and are 1-4 at the window in their last five games following a win.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: KANSAS JAYHAWKS +3.5