Baylor vs. Kansas State - 1/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas State Wildcats (11-6) at Baylor Bears (14-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 8:15 pm (Ferrell Center)
The Line: Baylor Bears -9 -- Over/Under: 137 See the Latest Odds
The Baylor Bears and the Kansas State Wildcats face off on Wednesday in Big 12 college basketball action.
The Baylor Bears are 14 -3 this season and they have won their last four games and six of their last seven. Baylor is averaging 79.3 points and they are shooting 47.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 42.9 percent. Taurean Prince leads the Bears averaging 14.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Rico Gathers is averaging 12.9 points and 10.8 rebounds, and Johnathan Motley is averaging 10.7 points. Baylor is 12-0 at home this season and 4-1 in the Big 12.
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The Kansas State Wildcats are 11-6 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. KSU is averaging 72.8 points per game and they are shooting 42.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.3 percent. Wesley Iwundu leads the Wildcats averaging 12.8 points per game. Justin Edwards is 12.4 points and 6.0 rebounds, Dean Wade is averaging 10.4 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Kamau Stokes is averaging 9.3 points. Kansas State is 1-3 on the road and 1-4 in the Big 12.
Baylor is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 4-0 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 3-7 against the spread following a win. Kansas State is 4-0-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, and 4-1 against the spread against the Big 12. Kansas State is 0-3-1 against the spread in the last four meetings of these two.
We have two good cover teams going at it and while this is a ton of points for a game like this I will lay them with Baylor.