Check out our free Arkansas vs Baylor pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Waco. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Arkansas vs Baylor Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 28th Betting Odds
Razorbacks vs Bears Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Arkansas Razorbacks at Baylor Bears
- Where: Waco at Ferrell Center
- Date: Saturday, January 28th
- Betting Odds: Arkansas +6.5, ARK +228 | BAYL -286 O/U 143.0
Through 20 games, the Arkansas Razorbacks have an overall record of 14-6. So far, the Razorbacks have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 2-4. For the season, Arkansas has been the underdog in 4 games, sitting with a mark of 1-3. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Razorbacks being +6.5 point underdogs.
Arkansas will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Ricky Council IV who is averaging 16.8 points per game for the Razorbacks. IV is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Razorbacks’ offensive game plan is the play of Anthony Black who has hit 44.9% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.8 points per game.
Arkansas comes into today’s matchup vs Baylor, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.9 points per game. Through 20 games, they have hit 44.0% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Razorbacks have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 306th in possessions per game.
The Baylor Bears will be looking to pick up their 21st win of the season and are in the middle of a 5 game win streak. Currently, the Bears have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 10-2. The Bears’ are sitting with a betting line that is -6.5 points in their favor. For the season, Baylor has been favored to win in 17 games, sitting with a mark of 12-5.
Baylor will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Keyonte George who is averaging 16.9 points per game for the Bears. George is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bears’ offensive game plan is the play of Adam Flagler who has hit 43.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 16.06 points per game.
Baylor comes into today’s matchup vs Arkansas, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 76.5 points per game. Through 20 games, they have hit 46.3% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Bears have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 486th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Baylor Bears -6.5
Leading into this matchup, the Baylor Bears are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -6.5. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Bears’ shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Baylor has a field goal percentage of 46.3, good for 74th in college basketball. Although Baylor hasn’t been excellent vs the spread at home of late, 4-5-1, we see their still being plenty of value in grabbing them at -6.5.