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Baylor gets a shot at revenge just three weeks after Kansas ended their perfect start in this battle of Top 10 ranked schools.

The No. 6 Bears couldn’t stop Tyshawn Taylor and Thomas Robinson last time, as they combined for 55 points in the Jayhawks's rout of Baylor.

Today the Jayhawks are small road underdogs in Waco and have lost two of their past three games. Kansas has won and covered 5 in a row at Baylor, including many routs.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Bears as 1.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total was sitting at 143 at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 4-rated Bears and the No. 10-ranked Jayhawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 85-83 result in favor of the Bears.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Jayhawks rank No. 64 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.1 per game. That compares with Baylor’s No. 55 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Baylor is college basketball's No. 80-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Jayhawks rate No. 179 with 6.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Kansas owns the country's No. 42-rated mark, allowing 63.6 points per game on the highway. Baylor, on the other hand, rates No. 41 in scoring at home.

Kansas was a 74-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Missouri. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as underdogs. Thomas Robinson scored 25 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for a double-double, but his team still lost 74-71 against Missouri in college basketball action at Mizzou Arena.

Baylor won its last outing, a 64-60 result against Oklahoma State on February 4. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Baylor earned a 64-60 victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday, getting 16 points from Pierre Jackson at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Oklahoma State are 9-1
After playing Missouri are 8-2
After a loss are 10-0

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Missouri are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma State are 4-6
After a win are 9-1

 

A few Jayhawks at Bears trends to consider:
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Baylor
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas's last 9 games on the road
Kansas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Kansas is 3-6-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Baylor is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
Baylor is 21-2 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 6 games when playing Kansas

Next up:
Kansas home to Oklahoma State, Saturday, February 11
Baylor at Missouri, Saturday, February 11

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