No. 9 Baylor hosts No. 8 Texas in Exciting Big 12 Matchup on Kingpin.pro
- Feb 25, 2023, 6:41:00 AM
No. 9 Baylor hosts No. 8 Texas in Exciting Big 12 Matchup
The No. 9 Baylor Bears will host the No. 8 Texas Longhorns in a thrilling Big 12 matchup at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas on February 25, 2023, at 2:00 PM EST. Kingpin.pro brings you a comprehensive preview of the game, including team analysis, betting trends, and a prediction for the spread.
Team 1 Analysis: Baylor Bears
The Bears are coming off a disappointing 75-65 loss to the Kansas State Wildcats, with Keyonte George leading the team with 23 points. Baylor has a 20-8 record this season, with a 9-6 record in the Big 12 Conference. They have been particularly impressive at home, with a 13-2 record in home games.
Baylor has a strong record against opponents above .500, with an 18-8 record in such games this season. Keyonte George is the top performer for the Bears, shooting 39.2% and averaging 16.9 points per game. LJ Cryer has also been in good form, averaging 2.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Baylor.
Team 2 Analysis: Texas Longhorns
The Longhorns are coming into the game after a 7-3 record in their last 10 games, with a season record of 22-6 and an 11-4 record in the Big 12 Conference. Texas has been particularly strong in games decided by less than 4 points, with a 4-0 record in such games.
Marcus Carr is the top performer for the Longhorns, shooting 39.1% from beyond the arc with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game. He is averaging 17 points, 4.1 assists, and 1.6 steals per game. Jabari Rice has also been in good form, shooting 46.2% and averaging 13.1 points over the last 10 games for Texas.
The Kingpin.pro betting trends indicate that Baylor is the favorite to win, with a spread of -3.0 points. The Over/Under for the game is set at 148.5 points. Both teams have a strong record against the spread this season, with Baylor covering the spread in 14 of 28 games and Texas covering the spread in 17 of 28 games.
Public Betting Data
The public betting data on Kingpin.pro shows that the majority of the bets are being placed on the Texas Longhorns to cover the spread. As of writing, 54% of the bets are on Texas to cover the spread, while 46% of the bets are on Baylor to cover the spread.
This is set to be an exciting matchup between two top teams in the Big 12 Conference. Both teams have been in good form in their last 10 games, with Baylor holding a slight edge with a 7-3 record compared to Texas' 7-3 record. However, Texas has a better overall record this season and has been particularly strong in close games.
Considering these factors, Kingpin.pro predicts
that the Texas Longhorns will cover the spread and come out on top in this matchup. While Baylor has been dominant at home, Texas has proven to be a tough opponent in close games and has a strong record against the spread this season. With Marcus Carr leading the way, we expect the Longhorns to pull off a narrow victory.
Pick: Texas Longhorns (+3.0)
In conclusion, the No. 9 Baylor Bears will host the No. 8 Texas Longhorns in an exciting Big 12 matchup on February 25, 2023, at 2:00 PM EST. Both teams have strong records this season and have been in good form in their last 10 games. Kingpin.pro predicts that the Texas Longhorns will cover the spread and come out on top in this closely contested matchup. Stay tuned for more college basketball coverage on Kingpin.pro.