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2023 NCAA Basketball Handicapping Longhorns vs. Baylor
- (22-6) Texas Longhorns vs. Baylor Bears (20-8)
- Date: Saturday, February 25th
- Time: 2:00 ET
- Venue: Ferrell Center, Waco
- CBB Moneyline Odds: Longhorns +130 | Bears -159
- NCAAB Betting ATS Odds: Texas +3 | Baylor -3 (Bet Now!)
- CBB Betting Total: O/U 153.0
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At this point, Texas heads into their matchup vs Baylor with a record of 22-6 and riding a 2 game win streak. Presently, in their 8 road games this season, the Longhorns have a record of 4-4.
Having been the underdog in 4 games, Texas has gone 1-3 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3 underdogs on the spread.
At this moment, Texas currently has a record of 11-4 in Big 12 action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 11-2.
Coming into the game, Marcus Carr is the team leader in scoring, averaging 17.0 points per game. In addition to his scoring, Carr is grabbing 2.9 rebounds and adding 4.0 assists. Texas’ second leading scorer is Sir’Jabari Rice, who has hit 47.1% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 12.5 points per game.
At this point, the Texas offense is one of the worst performing units in the NCAA, averaging just 68.3 points per game. This figure places them just 295th in college basketball. In addition, Texas’ offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 63.9% of their shots have come inside the arc. So far, the team is ranked 206th in overall field goal percentage at 44.2%. When the Longhorns have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 32.3% of their looks.
In terms of pace, Texas is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 62.8 per contest, placing them just 660th in college basketball. Currently, Texas’ 33.5 rebounds per contest is one of the lower figures in the NCAA. So far, the Longhorns are averaging 10.4 offensive boards per game.
At this point, Baylor heads into their matchup vs Texas with a record of 20-8 while looking to shake a 2 game losing streak. Presently, the Bears have been the home team 16 times, sitting with a record of 14-2.
Getting ready to play for the 23 times as the favorite, Baylor has gone 17-6 in those matchups. Playing at home, the Bears come into this game as -3 point favorites.
At this moment, Baylor currently has a record of 9-6 in Big 12 action. In non-conference games, the team has a mark of 11-2.
Coming into the game, Keyonte George is the team leader in scoring, averaging 16.9 points per game. In addition to his scoring, George is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and adding 3.0 assists. Baylor’s second leading scorer is Adam Flagler, who has hit 41.8% of his field goal attempts and is averaging 15.6 points per game.
Bears Key Stats
So far, the Bears have been an above average unit, averaging 76.5 points per game, good for 57th in the NCAA. In addition, Baylor’s offensive attack is heavily reliant on getting the ball inside, as 62.21% of their shots have come inside the arc. So far, the team is ranked 74th in overall field goal percentage at 46.3%. When the Bears have taken 3-point shots, they are hitting 34.5% of their looks.
In terms of pace, Baylor is below the NCAA average in possessions per game, averaging just 67.3 per contest, placing them just 486th in college basketball. Currently, the team is pulling down rebounds at a similar rate to the NCAA average at 37.1 rebounds per contest. This figure includes 12.8 offensive boards per game.
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- First, Texas is 2-3 vs. the spread in their last 5 games. The Longhorns are 3-2 straight up in these matchups.
- Second, Texas is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games on the road, going 7-3 SU.
- At this point, Longhorns are 1-2 SU in their last 3 games as the underdog. They are 1-2 vs. the spread in these contests.
- Also, the Bears are 2-1 SU in their last 3 games as the favorite. They are 2-1 vs. the spread in these contests.
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Free Spread Prediction: Baylor Bears -3
Leading into this matchup, the Baylor Bears are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -3. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Bears’ shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Baylor has a field goal percentage of 46.3, good for 74th in college basketball. Although Baylor hasn’t been excellent vs the spread at home of late, 4-5-1, we see there still being plenty of value in grabbing them at -3.
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