A Big 12 blockbuster is set for Saturday afternoon when the #8 Texas Longhorns (22-6, 11-4 in Big 12) visit the #9 Baylor Bears (20-8, 9-6 in Big 12). Texas is battling with the Kansas Jayhawks for the Big 12 regular season title and a road win will go a long way towards them achieving that goal. Below is my college basketball pick for Texas vs Baylor.
Texas vs Baylor Betting Pick
|ℹ️ The Pick:||Baylor -2.5|
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This game will be played at Ferrell Center at 2:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 25, 2023.
Why Bet Baylor -2.5
✅ Baylor is 10-3 in their last 13 games played.
✅ The Bears are 6-0 in their last six home games.
✅ Texas is 1-5 ATS in their last six games against Baylor.
Team Stats Per Game
Advanced Game Stats
|70.33||Avg Opp Score||76.33|
|76||Avg Opp Score||67|
|71.8||Avg Opp Score||73.8|
|74.2||Avg Opp Score||66.8|
|71.4||Avg Opp Score||70|
|71.5||Avg Opp Score||68.1|
Head to Head
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Last time out, Texas hosted the #23 Iowa State and comfortably won 72-54. The Cyclones started strong, but the Longhorns quickly reacted and started running away. Having built an 18-point halftime lead, the Longhorns had no problem finishing off the Cyclones. Texas led by as many as 20 points, trailed by six, and covered the -7.0-point spread.
Tyrese Hunter had 15 points, three rebounds, one assist, and one block on the night. Marcus Carr added 13 points, two rebounds, five assists, and one steal in the victory.
Through 28 games, Texas is scoring 79.4 points per game, shooting 47.6% from the field, and assisting on 16.3 made shots. The Longhorns are allowing 68.4 points, grabbing 34.6 rebounds, blocking 3.7 shots, and stealing the ball 8.1 times.
Baylor visited the #14 Kansas State Wildcats and were poor in the second half in their 75-65 defeat. The Bears led by three points at halftime, but the Wildcats woke up after the break and dominated in the final 20 minutes. Baylor trailed by as many as 14 points, led by eight, and lost outright as two-point favorites.
Keyonte George had 23 points, three rebounds, one assist, and one block in the game. LJ Cryer added 16 points, three rebounds, six assists, and one steal in the loss.
After 28 games, Baylor is scoring 78.0 points per game, shooting 44.9% from the field, and assisting on 14.9 made shots. The Bears are allowing 69.9 points, grabbing 35.3 rebounds, blocking 2.5 shots, and stealing the ball 6.7 times.