Baylor vs. Vanderbilt - 12/6/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vanderbilt Commodores (6-1) at Baylor Bears (5-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Ferrell Center)
The Line: Baylor Bears -2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Baylor Bears and the Vanderbilt Commodores face off on Sunday in a monster college basketball matchup of ranked teams.
The Baylor Bears are 5-1 this season and they have won four games in a row since losing at Oregon. Baylor is averaging 85.8 points and they are shooting 49.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 60.5 points and their opponents are shooting 36.7 percent. Al Freeman leads the Bears averaging 15.5 points per game. Johnathan Motley is averaging 14.7 points and 5.7 rebounds, Taurean Price is averaging 14.3 points, and Rico Gathers is averaging 13.3 and 10.0 rebounds. Baylor is loaded with talent and as usual they have one of the more athletic teams in the nation.
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The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-1 this season with their one loss coming to Kansas. Vandy is averaging 85.7 points and they are shooting 49.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 59.4 points and their opponents are shooting 33.8 percent. Wade Balwin IV leads the Commodores averaging 14.4 points per game. Damian Jones is averaging 12 points and 6.6 rebounds, Luke Kornet is averaging 9.9 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Riley LaChance is averaging 9.1 points. Vanderbilt has been efficient and look like they are going to be tough to take down.
Baylor is 4-0 against the spread against the SEC, 0-4 against the spread in their last four non-conference games, and 0-4 against the spread in heir last four games. Vanderbilt is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight road games, 7-1 against the spread in their last eight non-conference games, and 7-3 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread.
Vanderbilt plays a more disciplined style and I see that serving them well here and I see them getting the win.