Kansas State Wildcats battle vs Baylor Bears highlights college basketball odds menu
Baylor Bears vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds
The Kansas State Wildcats will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Baylor Bears at Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
The Bears will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 10-9 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 9-11 ATS. Baylor is 9-9 against the total, while Kansas State is 8-9-1 versus the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Wildcats as 5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 42 (Wildcats) and the No. 7 (Bears) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-76 result in favor of the Bears has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bears is ranked No. 24 in NCAA hoops at 39 per game. Contrast that with Kansas State’s No. 106 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kansas State is the No. 130-ranked team in the country at 6.5 per game, while Baylor rates No. 88 at 7 per game.
Defensively, Baylor features the nation's No. 118-rated defense on the road, allowing 67 points per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 129 nationally in scoring at home.
Baylor was an 80-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against West Virginia. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites. Baylor cruised to victory on Wednesday, running West Virginia out of the gym and running up an 80-60 score at Ferrell Center.
In their last action, Kansas State was an 83-62 loser on the road against Kansas. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs. Kansas State was run off the court by the Jayhawks on Monday as Kansas routed them 83-62 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Iowa State are 5-5
After playing West Virginia are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing West Virginia are 2-0
After playing Kansas are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few Bears at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Baylor's last 13 games on the road
Baylor is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Baylor is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas State
Kansas State is 16-1 SU in its last 17 games at home
Kansas State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State's last 6 games
Kansas State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Baylor
Baylor home to Iowa State, Wednesday, February 20
Kansas State home to West Virginia, Monday, February 18