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Big 12 Tournament - NCAA Basketball Odds: Baylor Bears vs Texas Longhorns

The Texas Longhorns will look to improve on a 20-11 record on Thursday when they host the Baylor Bears in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Sprint Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Baylor Bears before tip-off in this one found them as -1-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Baylor Bears vs Texas Longhorns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Texas Longhorns are 20-11 overall and 16-14 ATS, while the Baylor Bears are 21-10 and 10-14-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Texas boasts a 13-16-1 on the OU, and Baylor is 15-10.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 132-ranked Texas Longhorns and the No. 124-rated Baylor Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas's No. 166 nationally ranked offense (71.68 points per game) against a Baylor Bears defense that sits as the No. 101 at 69.55 PPG. The Texas Longhorns have been averaging 43.37% from the field, less than the Bears have managed so far this season (47% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Baylor suffered a 69-58 loss against West Virginia on Saturday, getting 19 points from Taurean Prince in a losing effort at Ferrell Center.

Kerwin Roach Jr. scored 15 points leading the Longhorns to a 62-50 victory over Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Friday.

Betting Trends
  • Baylor is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor's last 9 games
  • Baylor is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baylor's last 11 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Texas is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 12 games
  • Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Baylor