NCAA Basketball Picks & Analysis: Baylor Bears vs. Kansas Jayhawks

There are many reasons why the Kansas Jayhawks are among the most popular offshore betting commodities in all of college basketball. Kansas is a college basketball blue blood and perennial Final Four favorite. The Jayhawks have shown solid board value so far this season and lead the Big 12 Conference. The Baylor Bears are a college basketball success in their own right with three March Madness appearances in the past four seasons. Kansas hosts Baylor on Saturday.

The Kansas Jayhawks have an offshore betting record of 15-3 straight up and 10-7 against the spread. The Jayhawks lead the Big 12 Conference with a 5-1 record. The Jayhawks have gone under the total in nine out of 17 games. Kansas is 5-4 against the spread at home. The Jayhawks have gone over the total in six out of nine home games. Kansas has won four in a row and eight out of their last nine games overall. The Jayhawks are coming off their biggest win and cover of the season at West Virginia 71-66. Senior guard Devonte Graham is the man that makes KU go. Graham leads KU in scoring with 18.3 points per game. Graham also is the top KU assist man with 7.3 per game. The Jayhawks are one of the most exciting offensive teams in the nation. KU ranks 19th in the nation for scoring offense at 85 points per game.

The Baylor Bears are 12-6 straight up and 6-5 against the spread. Baylor is 2-4 in the Big 12 Conference. The Bears are just one game out of the Big 12 basement. Baylor has gone over the total in just two out of 11 lined games. The Bears are 1-3 against the spread on the road. Baylor has gone under the total in all four of their away games. Senior guard Manu Lecomte leads Baylor with 16.9 points per game. Baylor snapped a two-game losing streak in a 76-60 home payout over Oklahoma State.

Kansas has dominated Baylor with Offshore sportsbooks. The Jayhawks have paid out in eight out of their last ten games against the Bears. The Jayhawks and Bears have gone under the total in eight out of their last nine matchups. The Bears have a history of being mauled at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas has covered the spread in five out of their last six home games against Baylor. The Jayhawks and Bears have gone over the total in six out of their last eight games at Kansas.

Matchup to Watch

The Kansas Jayhawks have one of the best home court advantages in offshore Betting. Allen Fieldhouse is a truly intimidating environment for visitors.   When you add to the fact that Baylor is a poor road team with an inconsistent offense the advantage points to KU. Allen Fieldhouse is always worth an extra few points beyond all other handicapping considerations.

Baylor Bears vs. #10 Kansas Jayhawks

Date and Time: Saturday, January 20, 2018, 6 p.m. Eastern

Location: Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas

NCAA Basketball Odds at MyBookie Sportsbook:

Baylor  +9 (-110) 143½ (-110)
Kansas -9 (-110) 143½ (-110)

Bears vs. Jayhawks TV Coverage: ESPN

Bears vs. Jayhawks NCAA Basketball Picks

Kansas has a strong home court advantage. The Jayhawks also boast a strong record against the line versus Baylor.

NCAA Basketball Betting Pick: Jayhawks

NCAA Basketball Betting Score Prediction: Jayhawks 98, Baylor 81