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Baylor Bears vs Colorado Buffaloes Betting Matchup Report

Colorado Buffaloes Baylor Bears
21-12 November 08, 2013, 10:00 | American Airlines Center 23-14



The Baylor Bears hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Colorado Buffaloes pay a visit to American Airlines Center on the college basketball betting menu.

The Bears are 23-14 so far on the season, and 17-15 ATS vs. the number. The Buffaloes, meanwhile, are 21-12 and 17-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Baylor go 16-14-1 and the Buffaloes go 9-19 on the totals.

View Colorado Buffaloes vs Baylor Bears Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bears as -6-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

This game matches up the No. 22 (Bears) and the No. 78 (Buffaloes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Colorado was a 57-49 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. The Buffaloes endured a 57-49 loss at the hands of the Fighting Illini on Friday, despite a 14-point effort from Askia Booker at Frank Erwin Center.

Last time out for Baylor, they were a 74-54 winner as they battled Iowa at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Baylor cruised to victory on Thursday, running Iowa out of the gym and running up a 74-54 score at Madison Square Garden.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Baylor's No. 17-ranked scoring average of 75.97 PPG, against a Buffaloes defense rated No. 76 and allowing 63.58 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 45.98% to date this season, more than the Buffaloes shooters have managed so far (43.34% per game).

A few Buffaloes at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 10 games on the road
Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Baylor
Colorado is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Baylor is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Baylor is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Colorado
Baylor is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games


Next up:
Colorado home to Tennessee-Martin, Sunday, November 10th
Baylor at South Carolina, Tuesday, November 12th