Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Bears vs Jayhawks CBB Odds
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20-1 Baylor Bears vs. Kansas Jayhawks 19-2
2017 NCAA Basketball – Big 12
Date: Wednesday, Febraury 1, 2017
Time:9 PM ET
Venue: Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence, Kansas
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Kansas -6.5
CBB Betting Total: OFF
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First place in the Big 12 is at stake in this game with Baylor and Kansas both at 7-1 in conference play.
Baylor is the 2nd ranked team in the nation and they have won 5 in a row since suffering their only loss of the season facing West Virginia.
Kansas got over their 2nd loss of the season with a HUGE win in their last game beating 4th ranked Kentucky on the road in the SEC / Big 12 Challenge.
In their last games Kansas beat Kentucky 79-73 and Baylor beat Ole Miss 78-75.
Baylor is led by their defense, which ranks tied for 7th in points allowed and their offense ranks 142nd in points per game.
In Baylor’s last game against Ole Miss they rallied for the win outscoring the Rebels by 10 points in the 2nd half. For the game they shot a much better FG% (49% to 40.4%) and shot the rock better from deep, but one of the main reasons it was close was that they committed 17 turnovers.
Manu Lecomte was the high scorer in the Ole Miss game going for 17 points and 2 other starters had 16 points apiece.
Johnathan Motley (16.2 ppg 9.6 rpg) is the leading scorer and rebounder for the Bears leading four players that are averaging in double figures.
This game pits the best defense in the Big 12 in Baylor against one of the best offenses in Kansas.
This season Baylor is 4-1 on the road.
Kansas ranks 16th in the nation in points per game and 150th in points allowed.
In Kansas’ win over Kentucky in their last game they got down early, but made a run in the end of the first half and ended up outscoring the Wildcats by 11 points in the 2nd half. For the game KU was hot shooting 50% from the floor and Kentucky was 47.3% from the field.
KU did not have a good shooting game against Kentucky from beyond the 3-pt arc, but they helped their cause by forcing 17 turnovers.
Frank Mason III scored 21 points and Josh Jackson sent for 20 points, including a couple of key late 3-pointers in the Kentucky win.
Mason III (19.7 ppg) and Jackson (15.7 ppg), who may be the #1 pick in the next NBA draft, are the players that the Bears have to key on in this big game.
Kansas is 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games facing Baylor.
Kansas is 10-0 at home this season.
CBB Betting Trends:
- BAY is 13-3-1 ATS in their last 17 road games.
- BAY is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
- KU is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games.
- KU is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
Free Baylor Bears vs. Kansas Jayhawks NCAAB Prediction:
Kansas will not have a letdown in this game even after beating Kentucky in their last game. In their house they will win and cover the spread.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: KU -6.5
With the Kansas win they will take over sole possession of first place in the Big 12.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Kansas 80 – Baylor 70
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