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Betting line favors Bears over Jayhawks

Baylor BearsKansas Jayhawks
Nov 12, 2:00 PM | Turf of Memorial Stadium

Baylor Bears vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds


The Jayhawks will try to win and cover the spread at Memorial Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Bears in Week 11 action.

Backers of the Jayhawks have seen them go 2-7 and 4-5 ATS so far this season, while the Bears are at 5-3 and 4-3-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Bears are 7-1, while the Jayhawks are 6-3.

View Baylor vs Kansas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Fans backing the Jayhawks here saw them open as 20-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 61-rated Jayhawks and the No. 48-ranked Bears, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 42-16 result in favor of the Bears.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas's No. 83-ranked offense, averaging 24.6 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 114 this week at 36.8 PPG. The Jayhawks aerial game is averaging 188.4 yards per game, less than the Bears secondary allows through the air, 254.6 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bears feature the league's No. 116-rated road run defense, allowing 267.7 yards per game. Kansas, meanwhile, ranks No. 30 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Baylor was a 42-39 winner at home against Missouri. They earned a push of the 3–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (81) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Kansas, they were a 13-10 loser as they battled Iowa State on the road. Kansas covered in the match as a 14.5-point underdog, while 23 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing in November are 3-7
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing in November are 2-8
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 1-9

A few Bears at Jayhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baylor's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor's last 7 games on the road
Baylor is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Kansas
Baylor is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Kansas's last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas's last 9 games
Kansas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Kansas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games

Next up:
Baylor home to Oklahoma, Saturday, November 19
Kansas at Texas A&M, Saturday, November 19