The Texas Longhorns have won both of their games in straight-up fashion as home underdogs of three points or less this season, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks on Monday night, when they host the Baylor Bears at the Frank Erwin Center on ESPN.
Sports bettors will find that the Longhorns are receiving two points in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 138 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this Big 12 Conference showdown from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
The Baylor Bears have dropped four of their last five games, including a 64-61 setback to the Kansas State Wildcats as 2.5-point home favorites last Saturday.
Sports bettors will find that the Bears are 2-9 against the spread as road favorites of three points or less in their last 11 opportunities.
The Texas Longhorns have alternated wins and losses over their last seven games. They will try to bounce back from a 78-65 defeat to the Oklahoma State Cowboys as 13-point road underdogs last Saturday.
Sports bettors will find that the underdog has cashed in four of the last five meetings in this in-state rivalry.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Texas Longhorns as one of their sports betting picks on Monday night, as they've gone 18-12-1 against the spread as underdogs over the last two-plus seasons.
College Basketball Pick: Texas Longhorns +2