NCAA Basketball Picks: Baylor Bears vs. Kansas Jayhawks
The Kansas Jayhawks (14-1) have never lost at home to the Baylor Bears (11-4), which is important to consider when making your NCAA basketball against-the-spread picks, as the two Big 12 Conference rivals meet at Allen Fieldhouse.
Sports bettors will find that the Jayhawks are 10.5-point favorites in the college basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total has remained at its opening number of 142.5 in the market.
In nine meetings at this venue, Kansas has compiled a perfect 9-0 record against Baylor—winning those games by an average of 17 points.
Let's take a closer look at this high-profile affair on ESPN's Big Monday, while providing a prediction along the way.
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The Baylor Bears have won their first three games in Big 12 Conference play, including a 51-40 victory over the TCU Horned Frogs as 18-point home favorites on Saturday.
Sports bettors will find that the Bears are 2-0 against the spread as road underdogs of 9.5 to 12 points in their two opportunities since 2010.
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The Kansas Jayhawks will put their 13-game win streak on the line on Monday night, as they attempt to start 3-0 in conference play for the 17th time in the last 18 seasons.
Sports bettors will find that the Jayhawks have tallied a 5-2 against-the-spread record as home favorites of 9.5 to 12 points over the last two-plus seasons.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Kansas Jayhawks as one of their college basketball picks as they've covered the spread in 18 of their last 26 games on Monday.
College Basketball Pick: Kansas Jayhawks -10.5