Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers 03/02/2021 – On Tuesday, yet another important NCAA basketball game will take place between two top teams from the Big 12 play. Baylor Bears will take the road to square off against the West Virginia Mountaineers from WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, West Virginia. The Bears are dominating the Big 12 play as they sit at the top spot. West Virginia Mountaineers are just one step behind and they look forward to building on their winning streak. The college basketball consensus picks are already out with the odds and latest betting trends of this entertaining game.
Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers 03/02/2021
|When:||Tuesday, March 2, 5:00 PM ET|
|Where:||WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia|
Two Top Six Teams Hook Up Tuesday in Morgantown https://t.co/d4GcJJIK2d
— WVU Men's Basketball (@WVUhoops) March 1, 2021
Baylor Bears were finally forced to break their hot 18-game winning streak after their last defeat against Kansas Jayhawks. The Bears are holding a 10-1 conference record and are 18-1 in their overall play. In their last game, the Bears had an unexpected defeat against Kansas when they scored 58 and gave up 71 in return. Baylor Bears‘ offense is touching an average of close to 85 points per game and they are incredible with their shooting close to 50 percent from the field. Their three-point attempts are equally good as they are touching close to 43 percent.
Players to watch: J. Butler G (GP 19 MIN 29.2 PTS 16.4 REB 3.2 AST 4.9 STL 2.3 BLK 0.4 TO 2.7 FG% 48.3 FT% 73.6), M. Teague G (GP 19 MIN 30.5 PTS 14.8 REB 4.2 AST 1.6 STL 0.8 BLK 0.3 TO 1.3 FG% 46.2 FT% 87), D. Mitchell G (GP 19 MIN 31.4 PTS 13.4 REB 2.7 AST 5.6 STL 2.1 BLK 0.3 TO 2.5 FG% 51.1 FT% 69.4).
West Virginia Mountaineers
West Virginia Mountaineers will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. The Mountaineers are 10-4 in the Big 12 play and are 17-6 with their overall record. In their last game, West Virginia tossed in 65 and gave up 43 to Kansas State Wildcats. It was an easy victory for the Mountaineers. Derek Culver continues to take the lead with 15 points and 10 plus rebounds per game. Virginia is touching an average of 77.1 points per game with their scoring offense.
Players to watch: M. McBride G (GP 23 MIN 33.7 PTS 15.5 REB 4 AST 4.6 STL 1.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.8 FG% 42.8 FT% 79.8), D. Culver F (GP 23 MIN 26.8 PTS 15 REB 10.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 0.8 TO 2.2 FG% 49.6 FT% 58.5), T. Sherman G (GP 22 MIN 23.6 PTS 13 REB 2 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 0.1 TO 1.4 FG% 41.1 FT% 85.9).
Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Predictions
Baylor is 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor’s last 7 games.
Baylor is 18-1 SU in their last 19 games.
Baylor is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against West Virginia.
Bears are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
West Virginia Mountaineers
West Virginia is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of West Virginia’s last 9 games.
West Virginia is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia’s last 5 games against Baylor.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of West Virginia’s last 6 games at home.
Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Picks
Baylor Bears had their first defeat of the season and they seem to be dealing with their own issues at present. The Bears will not give up against the Mountaineers with ease as the online sports betting sites are in favor of Baylor to win this game.
Moneyline: Baylor Bears -190, West Virginia Mountaineers +160.
Spread: -3.5 (-110) is the spread for the Bears and +3.5 (-110) is the spread for the Mountaineers.
Totals: 149.5 (-110) will go over for Baylor and the same will go under for West Virginia.
Score Prediction: 76-70, Bears win.