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March 5, 9:00 PM | Ferrell Center

Texas Longhorns vs Baylor Bears Odds

24-6TEAM RECORD18-11

A key college battle sees the visiting Longhorns travelling to Baylor Saturday to take on the Bears on Saturday.

The Longhorns will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 17-7 ATS against the number this season, while the Bears are 7-14 ATS. Texas is 8-15 on the totals; Baylor is 8-13.

View Texas vs Baylor Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Longhorns are listed as 4-point favorites at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bears rated this week at No. 71 and the Longhorns sitting at No. 1. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 82-74 result in favor of the Longhorns.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Baylor has the nation's No. 136-rated offensive output, at 70.1 PPG. The visiting Longhorns defense ranks No. 27 allowing on average 61.2 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 46.8% so far, more than the Longhorns marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.6% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas owns the country's No. 22-rated mark, allowing 63.2 points per game on the highway. Baylor, on the other hand, rates No. 153 in scoring at home.

Texas lost its last outing, a 75-70 result against Kansas State on February 28. They failed to cover in that game as a 9-point favorite. Tristan Thompson poured in 26 points and added 10 rebounds in a losing cause for Texas on Monday, as the Wildcats rolled to a 75-70 victory over Texas at Frank Erwin Center.

Baylor was a 71-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Oklahoma State. They failed to cover the 1.5–point spread as underdogs. The Bears endured a 71-60 loss at the hands of the Cowboys on Tuesday, despite a 13-point effort from Quincy Acy at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Kansas State are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Oklahoma State are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Longhorns at Bears trends to consider:
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Baylor
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing on the road against Baylor
Texas is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games on the road
Baylor is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas

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