Texas Longhorns vs. Baylor Bears - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baylor Bears (19-7) at Texas Longhorns (17-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -5.5 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns will host the Baylor Bears this Saturday.
The Texas Longhorns come into this game with a 17-9 record and are currently 5th in the Big-12. The Longhorns have struggled recently losing 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 85-78 win over West Virginia. Through 26 games this season the leading scorer for the Longhorns has been Isaiah Taylor who is averaging 15.5 points per game and 5.1 assists. Javan Felix is second on the team with 11.1 points per game and 2.2 assists.
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The Baylor Bears come into this game with a 19-7 record and are currently 4th in the Big-12. The Bears have won 2 out of their last 3 games with their most recent game being a 100-91 win over Iowa State. Through 26 games this season the leading scorer for the Bears has been Taurean Prince who is averaging 15.1 points per game and 5.8 rebounds. Rico Gathers is second on the team with 12.4 points per game nd 10.2 rebounds.
The Baylor Bears come into this game with 3-1-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games. The Bears are 2-6-1 against the spread in their last 9 games overall. Texas is 8-1 against the spread in their last 9 games overall. The Longhorns are 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 games vs. Big-12 opponents.
The Texas Longhorns have cooled down a bit lately but still have a very good team. Baylor has been rolling lately winning 2 out of their last 3. Baylor can struggle on the road at times and i think this will be one of them. Take Texas to cover at home.