Texas at Baylor - 2/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Longhorns (14-7) at Baylor Bears (17-4)
College Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Ferrell Center)
The Line: Baylor Bears -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns and Baylor Bears square off Monday night at the Ferrell Center.
The Texas Longhorns look for a statement win after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 73.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Isaiah Taylor is averaging 15.5 points and 3.8 assists while Javan Felix is averaging 10.6 points and two assists. Connor Lammert is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Kerwin Roach Jr. is dishing 1.4 assists. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 33.5 percent from beyond the arc and 63.9 percent from the free throw line. The Longhorns are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Texas Longhorns have lost 10 of their last 15 road games.
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The Baylor Bears look to keep rolling after winning nine of their last 11 games. The Baylor Bears are averaging 78.6 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Taurean Prince is averaging 15 points and 2.6 assists while Rico Gathers is averaging 12.7 points and 10.5 rebounds. Lester Medford is dishing 7.1 assists and Johnathan Motley is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Baylor Bears are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.4 percent from the free throw line. The Bears are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Baylor Bears have won 16 of their last 17 home games.
The Longhorns are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Big 12 and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Bears are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Longhorns are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Baylor and the road team is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
Without Cameron Ridley, Baylor should be able to eat Texas alive on the boards. i like Baylor to get the job done here and cover the reasonable number at home.