The No. 21 Baylor Bears lost twice both SU and ATS against the No. 12 Kansas Jayhawks last season as those Big 12 teams hit the hardwood together in college basketball betting action on Wednesday night.
Kansas topped Baylor 78-68 as a 9.5-point home favorite in their first meeting of the season last year, with the Jayhawks then beating the Bears 69-52 as a 4.5-point road favorite in their second matchup. Baylor is 3-7 SU and 4-6 ATS in their last 10 meetings.
Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears Opening Odds and Betting Line
On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Baylor sat as -2-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook [custom:bol-link
Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Baylor Bears battles the Kansas Jayhawks, currently sitting with a 11-2 mark (8-5 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 4-6 for the Baylor Bears and 8-4 for the Kansas Jayhawks.
This game puts the Baylor Bears, most recently No. 15 in the Odds – VSB
power rankings, up against the Kansas Jayhawks, who rate No. 20 in the latest survey.
How Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears Stats Matchup
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Baylor has the nation’s No. 107-rated offensive output, at 70 PPG. The visiting Kansas Jayhawks defense ranks No. 123 allowing on average 64.46 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 44.15% so far, more than the Baylor Jayhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.58% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Kansas got 18 points from Frank Mason III en route to a 76-61 victory over UNLV on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Johnathan Motley scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Bears to a win (they lost 73-63 to Oklahoma at Lloyd Noble Center on Saturday).
Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears Betting Odds Trends
Kansas is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Kansas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Kansas is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Baylor
Kansas is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games when playing Baylor
Baylor is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Baylor is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Kansas
Baylor is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games when playing Kansas
Next Betting Matchups
Kansas home to Texas Tech, Saturday, January 10th
Baylor at TCU, Saturday, January 10th