|2013 College Basketball Kansas vs. Baylor Picks & Predictions|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Saturday, 09 March 2013 13:00|
Kansas vs. Baylor Free Pick
WACO, TX (ATS Consultants) – With a win today over Baylor, No. 4 Kansas can claim at least a share of its ninth consecutive Big 12 title. The Jayhawks could also notch their eighth straight victory.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Kansas as a 4-point favorite over Baylor for tonight’s game, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 138 points. The Jayhawks are 26-4 overall and 14-3 in the Big 12, while the Bears are 17-13 overall and 8-9 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Jayhawks opened as 4-point favorites and that's where the spread currently lies, although some sports books have installed Kansas at -3.5. The total, meanwhile, opened at 138 and that's where it currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 83% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Jayhawks. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Kansas. According to latest college basketball trends, Jayhawks are 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Baylor, Road team is 13-2 ATS in the last 15 meetings, 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. win and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 vs. Big 12. Baylor is 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games, 5-16 ATS in their last 21 Saturday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 vs. Big 12.
Kansas (26-4 SU, 16-13 ATS) is looking to end the regular season with an eight-game winning streak. They crushed Texas Tech, 79-42 on Monday laying 24. Baylor (17-13 SU, 11-14 ATS) lost at Texas, 79-70, giving 1 on Monday. They have lost five of the last six. Kansas is trying to win at least a share of its ninth straight Big 12 regular-season title. They take on a struggling Baylor team tha that has lost five of six. They can't hold Kansas inside, who is led by 7-foo Jeff Withey. Kansas' defense is elite as they lead the nation in field-goal percentage defense (35.1) and leads the Big 12 in shooting (47.6 percent). A win would give the Jayhawks their 13th Big 12 title. KU's defense will be the difference here as they've held 18 opponents and nine Big 12 opponents to 60 points or fewer. Kansas visits Ferrell Center in Waco, Tx. to take on Baylor at 6pmET on Saturday.
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