Kansas favored vs. Baylor
KANSAS CITY, MO (TheSpread) – The first of two Big 12 Tournament semifinals featured No. 10 Kansas facing off with No. 16 Baylor. Here’s a look at the odds for this game.
Kansas is 25-7 on the season, 5-1 on a neutral floor and 16-14-1 against the spread. Baylor is 24-8 overall, 2-1 on a neutral floor and 15-10-1 against the spread. These two teams met twice this season with Kansas winning and covering in both contests. The Jayhawks have won four straight over Baylor while going 3-0-1 against the spread. These two have pushed or hit the under in five of their last six meetings.
According to the latest oddsmakers, Kansas is the very slim favorite in this game, as the Jayhawks are getting odds of -1 points against the Bears today. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set.
Kansas is coming off a 64-59 win over TCU on Thursday. The Jayhawks have won three of their last four coming into the game while going just 1-6 against the spread in their last seven. Kansas has hit the over in four of its last six games. Baylor has won six of its last seven games, including an 80-70 win over West Virginia on Thursday. The Bears have covered the spread in five of their last six while hitting the over in four of their last five.