Vanderbilt vs. Baylor - 12/4/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baylor Bears (6-1) at Vanderbilt Commodores (5-1)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores +2 -- Over/Under: 119 See the Latest Odds
The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Baylor Bears face off on Thursday in Nashville on college basketball action.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 5-1 this season with their one loss coming at the hands of Rutgers. Vanderbilt is averaging 69.2 points and they are shooting 50.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 56.8 points and their opponents are shooting 36.1 percent. Damian Jones leads Vandy averaging 17.2 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Luke Kornet is averaging 12.3 points, Riley LaChance is averaging 11.3 points, and Wade Baldwin IV is averaging 8.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 6.2 assists per game. Vandy gets over a week off before facing Purdue on December 13th.
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The Baylor Bears are 6-1 this season with their lone loss coming to Illinois in tournament action. Baylor I averaging 68 points and they are shooting 44 percent while defensively the are allowing 51.1 points and their opponents shoot 33.9 percent. Taurean Prince leads Baylor averaging 12.8 points and 5.3 rebounds. Kenny Cherry is averaging 10.2 points, Rico Gathers is averaging 9.7 points and 10.7 rebounds, and Royce O’Neale is averaging 9.7 points and 7.3 rebounds. Baylor appears to be athletic and talented once again this season.
Vanderbilt is 4-0 against the spread against the Big 12, 5-2-1 against the spread following a win, and 5-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Baylor is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight non-conference games, 13-5-1 against the spread in their last 19 games, and 7-3 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
The total looks to be too low here at 119 so I am rolling with the over here.