Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears 2/22/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears 2/22/2020 – This is the clash of the titans as two of the top three teams in college basketball are set for an exciting battle. The Kansas Jayhawks will be visiting the Baylor Bears this Saturday, February 22. This Big 12 Conference matchup is set to go live on television on ESPN and the live stream of the match is available through SofaScore. The Bears are on a 23-game winning streak and the Jayhawks have won 11 straight. NCAAB Point Spread Picks give the home team a slight advantage for this game and they will be the ones who will extend their streak.
Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears 2/22/2020
Kansas Jayhawks are in for a big challenge and they will put their 11-game winning streak on the line for this next game. On the road, the Jayhawks only lost once in 14 games. Dotson is the best player for the team and his NBA draft stock is getting higher the longer that this streak extends. He is getting help from Azubuike who is a great player to be manning the paint with 12.8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game while Agbaji does 10.3 points and 4.3 rebounds a game.
Players to watch: D. Dotson G (25 GP 34.8 MIN 18.4 PTS 4.1 REB 4.2 AST 2.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.4 TO 47.3 FG% 81.4 FT% 30.8 3PT%), U. Azubuike C (26 GP 27.4 MIN 12.8 PTS 9.8 REB 1 AST 0.5 STL 2.6 BLK 2.5 TO 73.3 FG% 42.6 FT% 0 3PT%), O. Agbaji G (26 GP 33.6 MIN 10.3 PTS 4.3 REB 2.1 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 43.4 FG% 65.2 FT% 34.7 3PT%).
The Baylor Bears are the top-ranked team in the NCAA and the 23-game winning streak said it all. They have not lost at home and they are glad to be hosting this game against the Kansas Jayhawks. Butler is team’s best scorer with 15.6 points and 2.8 rebounds but it could have been more if not most of their games are blowouts. Teague is another player that is bound to try his luck in the NBA draft and he averages 14.4 points and 5 rebounds per game. Mitchell is the x-factor for this game and if he gets hot, he can do a lot of damage to the Jayhawks.
Players to watch: J. Butler G (25 GP 29.7 MIN 15.6 PTS 2.8 REB 3 AST 1.6 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 42.1 FG% 80 FT% 38 3PT%), M. Teague G (23 GP 32.8 MIN 14.4 PTS 5 REB 2 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 1.3 TO 40.7 FG% 83.2 FT% 35.7 3PT%), D. Mitchell G (25 GP 31.6 MIN 9.8 PTS 2.8 REB 3.6 AST 1.5 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 41.5 FG% 66.7 FT% 32.2 3PT%).
Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears Betting Predictions
Kansas is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Baylor is 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games.
Kansas Jayhawks vs Baylor Bears Betting Picks
Being played in their home-court, Online Betting sees the Baylor Bears as the safer pick as compared to the Kansas Jayhawks. This is college basketball at its best and both teams would like to prove that they are the best team, not just in the NCAA, but in the entire country.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Jayhawks on the road is at +101 while the Bears are handed a -121.
Spread: A thin 1.5 points across the spread for both teams in this match. The Jayhawks are at +1.5 while the Bears sit on -1.5.
Total: 128.5 points are the predicted total for this game with the Jayhawks going over and the Bears are the team under.
Score Prediction: 66-63, Bears win.