NCAAB: #13 Baylor vs #4 Kansas Odds, and Picks (Feb 10)
- Baylor earned their 3rd straight win on Tuesday, after surging past Texas Tech.
- Kansas collapsed in the 2nd half against Kansas State, losing 75-70 in overtime.
- These two teams last met on February 18, 2023, in a game that Kansas won 87-71.
The college basketball season is heating up! Let’s preview this upcoming clash between the Baylor Bears and the Kansas Jayhawks. They’ll be competing for better positioning in the stacked Big-12 conference.
How to Watch
Baylor picked up two ranked wins this past week, defeating #12 Iowa State and #23 Texas Tech at home. They won both by narrow margins, which doesn’t inspire the most confidence, but counts for quality wins nonetheless. They’ll face an even tougher test here, heading on the road to take on #4 Kansas. The Bears should be safely in the tourney barring a complete collapse, but can also still improve their Big-12 ranking.
Kansas took a tough overtime loss to Kansas State, marking their third straight defeat on the road. With two more road games coming next week, the Jayhawks will look to take advantage of this home game against Baylor as an opportunity to right the ship. They haven’t lost at home yet this season, but they had some close calls against Cincinnati and TCU. Kansas will lean on their depth and experience in this game.
Both of these teams have looked vulnerable during Big-12 play, struggling to put up a clean slate in any week of conference matchups. Despite their up-and-down performances, they remain highly ranked due to the Big-12’s impressive level of competitiveness. In this matchup, Kansas has a key advantage as both the more complete team and the home team. I see the Jayhawks winning here, but possibly not covering.
- Kansas 77, Baylor 71 (BAY +6.5)