Baylor vs Texas Pick: Tuesday, February 2nd
Baylor vs Texas Pick: Tuesday, February 2nd: The Baylor train continues to roll. The Bears are coming off beating Auburn at home on Saturday night 84-72 as 14 point favorites.
The Bears started the season at 9-1 to win the National Championship but now sit as the second favorite at 5-1, only behind the Gonzaga Bulldogs. They have so many weapons it seems like a different player steps up for them every night. Against Auburn, Adam Flagler came off the bench to score 19 points, he’s one of 4 players averaging double digits at 10.4 points per game. Jared Butler leads the team with 16.8 points per game, and 5.4 assists. Senior Macio Teague averages 15 per game, while Davion Mitchell averages 12.8, and 5.9 assists per game. This offense is on point. They average 87.3 points per game as a team, with 18.5 assists, they hit 50.2% from the field, 43.4% from behind the arc, and 70% from the stripe.
Meanwhile, Texas is coming off its 2nd home loss in 3 games, 80-79 to Oklahoma. They played without 2nd leading scorer Courtney Ramey, who is questionable to go tonight with an undisclosed injury. He is averaging 13.9 points per game on the season. They also were without 6’10 senior Jericho Sims who averages has averaged 6.4 boards per game. Sims is listed as questionable tonight as well. The Longhorns did have leading scorer Andrew Jones, who averages 14.3 points per game. Jones went for 13 points, with 8 boards. Along with Jones, Matt Coleman, and Greg Brown also average double-digits for the Longhorns. Texas average 76.4 points per game, hit 45.3% from the field, 34.3% from three-point range, and are 70.5% from the line.
Baylor vs Texas Odds
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The Baylor Bears are undefeated this season at 16-0, and have outscored their opponents by an average of 21.1 points per game in their last 10 games. Baylor has the 4th rated offense in the country at 87.3 points per game, and have the 23rd ranked defense in the country, allowing just 62.4 points per game. Meanwhile, Texas are 7-3 in their last 10 games, outscoring their opponents 76.6 to 68.5 in that stretch. Texas is a middle of the pack offense, rated 77th in the country with 76.4 points per game, but have still managed to go ‘Over’ the betting total in 9 of their first 14 games this season.
Baylor vs Texas ATS Stats
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