Baylor vs. Kansas - 1/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas Jayhawks (11-2) at Baylor Bears (11-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Ferrell Center)
The Line: Baylor Bears -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Baylor Bears and the Kansas Jayhawks face off on Wednesday at the Ferrell Center in Big 12 college basketball action.
The Baylor Bears are 11-2 this season but they are coming off of a loss as they fell at Oklahoma on Saturday in their Big 12 opener. Baylor is averaging 70 points and they are shooting 44.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 56.1 points and their opponents are shooting 37.8 percent. Taurean Prince is averaging 12 points and 5.1 rebounds to lead the Bears. Johnathan Motley is averaging 10.8 points, Royce O’Neale is averaging 10.3 points and 6.4 rebounds, and Rico Gathers is averaging 9.6 points and 10.5 rebounds. Baylor is 8-0 at home this season.
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The Kansas Jayhawks are 11-2 this season and they have played the toughest schedule in the nation. Kansas is averaging 71.2 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Perry Ellis leads the Jayhawks averaging 13 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Fran Mason is averaging 12.4 points, Wayne Selden Jr. is averaging 9.3 points, and Cliff Alexander is averaging 8.3 points and 5.8 rebounds. Kansas is 1-0 on the road this season.
Baylor is 6-2-1 against the spread in their last nine home games, 4-0 against the spread following a loss, and 15-7-1 against the spread in their last 23 games. Kansas is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games, 21-9-1 against the spread against the Big 12, and 2-6 against the spread in their last eight road games. The road team is 14-3-1 against the spread in the last 18 meetings of these two.
Kansas is just the better team so getting points with them I have to take them.