Baylor Bears vs. Texas Southern Tigers - 12/29/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Southern Tigers (1-10) at Baylor Bears (9-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Ferrell Center)
The Line: Baylor Bears -22 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The 23rd ranked Baylor Bears will host the Texas Southern Tigers this Tuesday.
The Baylor Bears come into this game with a 9-2 record and are currently 6th in the Big 12. The Bears are coming off of a 85-70 win over New Mexico State. Through 11 games this season the leading scorer has been Taurean Prince who is averaging 16.4 points per game and 5.9 rebounds. Rico Gathers is scoring 14.4 points per game and 11.1 rebounds. Baylor will try to continue their winning ways when they face Texas Southern.
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Texas Southern comes into this game with a 1-10 record and are currently 8th in the SWAC. The Tigers have lost 6 games in a row with their most recent game being a 80-67 loss to Syracuse. Through 11 games the leading scorer for Texas Southern has been Malcolm Riley who is averaging 17.7 points per game and 6.5 rebouds. Derrick Griffen is second on the team with 17.2 points per game and 10.2 rebounds. Texas Southern will have to figure something out against Baylor.
Texas Southern is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games following a straight up loss. The Tigers are 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 games vs. a team with a winning percentage above .600. Baylor is 11-2 against the spread in their last 13 games vs. a team with a winning percentage below .400.The Bears are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games overall.
Texas Southern has been one of the worst teams in nation this season winning only one game. Baylor has been of the better teams this year and they should have no trouble here. I expect Baylor to blowout Texas Southern at home.