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Cincinnati Bearcats (12-3) vs. Baylor Bears (13-2)
January 13, 2024 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Baylor Bears -6.5; Over/Under: +155
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The Cincinnati Bearcats look for a win after winning 4 of their last 5 games. The Baylor Bears have won their last 4 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a Cincinnati Bearcats vs Baylor Bears prediction.

Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Preview

The Cincinnati Bearcats recently beat Evansville and BYU while losing to Texas. The Cincinnati Bearcats are averaging 80.7 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Viktor Lakhin II is averaging 14.1 points and 2.3 assists, while Dan Skillings Jr. is averaging 10.9 points and 6.3 rebounds. Day Day Thomas is the third double-digit scorer and Simas Lukosius is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The Cincinnati Bearcats are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cincinnati Bearcats are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40 rebounds per game.

Baylor Bears Betting Preview

The Baylor Bears beat Mississippi Valley State, Cornell, OK State and BYU during this streak. The Baylor Bears are averaging 87.7 points on 51.2 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Ja’Kobe Walter is averaging 15.3 points and 4.2 rebounds, while RayJ Dennis is averaging 13.9 points and 3.7 rebounds. Langston Love is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Bridges is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The Baylor Bears are shooting 43.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The Baylor Bears are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game.

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Baylor Bears prediction

The Cincinnati Bearcats are good enough defensively to give a strong look in the underdog role because they’re not going to allow teams to blow them out often. With that said, the Baylor Bears are just the more balanced team that also plays defense and is scary good at home. Also, the Baylor Bears are 10-3-1 ATS on the season, while the Cincinnati Bearcats are 6-9 ATS on the year. Baylor is more balanced and makes bettors money. I’ll lay the points with Baylor.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Baylor Bears -6.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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