Baylor Bears vs UT Martin Skyhawks 12/18/2019 Predictions, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Baylor Bears vs UT Martin Skyhawks 12/18/2019 – The Baylor Bears are on a 7-game winning streak as they head to Houston, Texas to battle the UT Martin Skyhawks hoping to extend their run. The Skyhawks have a hard time finding their identity dwelling on a 3-6 win-lose card. This basketball game will be held in the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on December 18, Wednesday at 10:00 PM Eastern Time. ESPNU will feature the match on TV while live stream will be available on Sofascore. The Bears are predicted to be the team to win by a mile according to Basketball Spread Betting.
Baylor Bears vs UT Martin Skyhawks 12/18/2019
The Baylor Bears have two players on the watch of NBA Scouts. These are Jared Butler and Macio Teague. The two players have been the anchors for the Bears this season. Butler is doing 17.4 points while being accurate beyond the three-point arc at 45% – almost the same as his field goal percentage. Teague is a more all-around player for the Bears. From scoring 14.8 points per game to rebounds, assists and steals, Teague has been the heart of the team.
Other than that, it has not been fair for others as the Bears bench players talent gap from Butler and Teague is very high. The record stands at 8-2 as Butler and Teague dramatically increased their NBA stock with their stellar gameplay.
Players to watch:
J. Butler G (9 GP 29.1 MIN 17.4 PTS 2.7 REB 3 AST 1.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 45.9 FG% 90 FT% 44.4 3P%), M. Teague G (9 GP 30.9 MIN 14.8 PTS 4.9 REB 2.7 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 41 FG% 85.7 FT% 34.4 3P%), F. Gillespie F (9 GP 28 MIN 9.2 PTS 9.1 REB 0.8 AST 1.6 STL 2.4 BLK 1.1 TO 53.4 FG% 70 FT% 0 3P%).
UT Martin Skyhawks
The Skyhawks’ struggles continued for this season and coming in this game losing two straight. Their last win was registered on November 27 against the Boston U Terriers but they barely won that. In their past seven games, they have lost 6. The Skyhawks have been top-heavy with Parker Stewart leading the scoring charge with 17.1 points and he is followed by Quintin Dove with 16.8 points to go with 6.6 rebounds per night.
Other players doing double-digit production are Derek Hawthorne and Chris Randall with each providing at least 13 points per game. From the mentioned players, there is not much what the Skyhawks can boast. Bears have yet to show their strongest punch and it looks like the Skyhawks will have a tough time handling Baylor at home.
Players to Watch:
P. Stewart G (9 GP 35.1 MIN 17.1 PTS 4.4 REB 2.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 43.4 FG% 67.6 FT% 35.9 3P%), Q. Dove F (9 GP 31 MIN 16.8 PTS 6.6 REB 0.8 AST 0.4 STL 0 BLK 1.6 TO 51.5 FG% 82 FT% 22.2 3P%), D. Hawthorne Jr. G (9 GP 29.3 MIN 13.8 PTS 5.8 REB 1.4 AST 0.3 STL 0.1 BLK 1.9 TO 50 FG% 84.8 FT% 33.3 3P%).
Baylor Bears vs UT Martin Skyhawks Betting Predictions
Bears are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Bears are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
UT Martin Skyhawks
Skyhawks are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Tennessee-Martin is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.
Baylor Bears vs UT Martin Skyhawks Betting Picks
It is seen that the Bears will continue their winning ways and increase their winning streak to 8 after this game against the Skyhawks as predicted by Betting On College Basketball. The Skyhawks don’t have much beyond their starting lineup and Baylor will just wear them out with their depth. It should be a good start for UT Martin but eventually, Bears will catch up and they are predicted to win by 20 points.
Moneyline: Baylor is given the moneyline of -3931 if they score a win. Skyhawks are at +2444.
Spread: 21 points are given across the spread with Baylor owning -21. On the other end, UT Martin is at +21.
Total: 143 is the predicted total with the Bears expected to go under. As for Skyhawks, the total will go over.
Score Prediction: 80-62, Bears win.