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Kansas Jayhawks battle vs Baylor Bears highlights college odds menu

Baylor BearsKansas Jayhawks
March 9, 7:30 PM | Sprint Center

Baylor Bears vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds


College hoops betting interest focuses on the Kansas vs Baylor battle Friday at Sprint Center as the Jayhawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

It's a game in the Big 12 Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Sprint Center).

Kansas will face the 26-6 Bears, who own a 11-13-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jayhawks are 12-18-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bears are 13-12 favoring the OVER.

View Baylor vs Kansas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Kansas in this one will find them as 5.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Jayhawks and the No. 10-ranked Bears, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 83-80 result in favor of the Jayhawks.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas's No. 34-ranked offense, averaging 75.1 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 92 at 63.9 PPG. The Jayhawks field goal percentage has averaged 48.7% so far, more than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Baylor owns the country's No. 162-rated mark, allowing 69.1 points per game on the highway. Kansas, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.

Baylor was an 82-74 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kansas State. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Baylor got 31 points from Perry Jones III en route to an 82-74 victory over Kansas State on Thursday at Sprint Center.

Kansas was an 83-66 winner in its last match at home against Texas A&M. They covered the 15-point spread as favorites. Elijah Johnson went off for 26 points and added 3 rebounds, leading Kansas over Texas A&M, 83-66, on Thursday at Sprint Center.

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
After playing Kansas State are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
After playing Texas A&M are 9-1
After a win are 8-2

A few Bears at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Baylor