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(19-12) Kansas State Wildcats vs. Baylor Bears (25-6)
2017 NCAA Basketball – Big 12
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Venue: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Baylor -5
CBB Betting Total: 130
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It’s a second round match up in the Big 12 tournament on Thursday night in Kansas City. The number three seed Baylor Bears take on the six seed Kansas State Wildcats.
This is the third meeting between the two teams this year. Each team won a a game on their opponents floor. The winner of this game with move on to Friday’s semifinal.
Kansas State Wildcats
The Kansas State Wildcats have had an up and down season but are still in the talk to maybe make the NCAA Tournament, but this game against Baylor is a must win.
They come into this game with a 19-12 record. After losing five of six games they come into this game having won two straight. Both the teams they beat were bubble teams so that really helped their case.
The strength for the Wildcats is on the defensive side of the ball. They only give up 67.5 points per game which is 61st in all the land.
This game for the Wildcats is going to come down to the offensive side though. The Bears are also really good on the defensive side of the ball so they need to find a way to score this game, because the Bears will get their points.
The Baylor Bears like the Wildcats have had an up and down season. They come into this game with a 25-6 record and finished in 2nd place in the Big 12.
They come into this game having won two straight games. Two games ago they beat the West Virginia Mountaineers which should give a lot of confidence heading into post season play.
The Bears like the Wildcats strength is on the defensive side of the ball. They only give up 62.5 points per game which is 18th best in all the country.
On the offensive side of the ball the Bears average 73.2 points per game and shoot 47.2 percent from the field. For the Bears to win this game they want to push the pace of this game. The game that was lower scoring against the Wildcats they lost.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Underdog is 18-7-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
- Over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
- Under is 6-1-1 in BAY last 8 neutral site games.
- Over is 9-4-1 in KSU last 14 Thu. games.
Free Kansas State Wildcats vs. Baylor Bears NCAAB Prediction:
This game is going to come down to what team is able to score the ball efficiently and can get out to the good start.
I think that team will be the Baylor Bears.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Baylor -5 / Strong Lean OVER 130
They will get off to a fast start which will allow them to win this game, and cover the spread.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Baylor 75 – Kansas State 68
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