Baylor vs. Wagner - 3/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wagner Seahawks (23-9) at Baylor Bears (18-14)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Ferrell Center)
The Line: Baylor Bears 19.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Wagner Seahawks visit the Baylor Bears in a first round matchup of the NIT college basketball tourney.
The Wagner Seahawks were playing their best basketball of the season before the floor gave out on them in a 71-61 defeat to LIU Brooklyn in the NEC championship. Wagner fell behind 34-18 at the half and never recovered with the Blackbirds holding a 53.2%-30% shooting edge.
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Romone Saunders topped the Seahawks offense with 17 points and three steals on 6-16 with Devin Liggeons adding 14 points and eleven rebounds on 5-10. JoJo Cooper gave Wagner eleven points, six boards and eight assists on 3-12 followed by Blake Francis with eight points.
The Baylor Bears dropped three of four to close the regular season and were one and done in the Big 12 playoffs after a 78-65 defeat to the West Virginia Mountaineers. Baylor was outshot 43.6%-42% and faced a 22-17 deficit at the charity stripe.
Manu Lecomte was the bet player the Bears had as he exploded for a contest high 27 points with six rebounds on 7-12 and 10-11 at the line. Baylor saw Terry Maston add eleven points and five pulls on 4-10 while Nuni Omot chipped in with eight points.
Wagner are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games and over is 4-0-1 in Wagner last 5 road games. Baylor are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and Baylor are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Baylor has generally handled business well against lesser conference squads but the question is how is their mental state these days. I not real comfortable with either team so the points it is...