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BYU vs Baylor Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 20

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BYU vs Baylor Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 20

The BYU Cougars (18-7, 6-6 Big 12) aim to extend a three-game home win streak when they host the Baylor Bears (19-6, 8-4 Big 12) on February 20, 2024.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

BYU vs. Baylor Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 20, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Provo, Utah
  • Arena: Marriott Center

BYU vs. Baylor Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: BYU win (72.1%)

Take a look at the betting insights and trends below before placing a wager on Tuesday's BYU-Baylor spread (BYU -3.5) or total (153.5 points).

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BYU vs. Baylor: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • BYU has compiled a 14-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Baylor has put together a 14-10-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • When the spread is set as 3.5 or more this season, BYU (13-6) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (68.4%) than Baylor (1-0) does as the underdog (100%).
  • The Cougars sport a better record against the spread when playing at home (10-5-0) than they do on the road (1-6-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Bears have a better winning percentage at home (.692, 9-4-0 record) than away (.500, 3-3-0).
  • BYU has covered the spread three times in 12 conference games.
  • Baylor's Big 12 record against the spread is 6-6-0.

BYU vs. Baylor: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • BYU has been victorious in 16, or 84.2%, of the 19 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season.
  • The Cougars have a win-loss record of 14-2 when favored by -172 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • Baylor has won 33.3% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (2-4).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +142 or longer, the Bears have gone 2-1 (66.7%).
  • BYU has an implied victory probability of 63.2% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.

BYU vs. Baylor Head-to-Head Comparison

  • BYU is outscoring opponents by 14.8 points per game with a +368 scoring differential overall. It puts up 83.4 points per game (18th in college basketball) and gives up 68.6 per contest (86th in college basketball).
  • BYU's leading scorer, Jaxson Robinson, is 416th in the country averaging 13.8 points per game.
  • Baylor is outscoring opponents by 12.3 points per game, with a +309 scoring differential overall. It puts up 83 points per game (21st in college basketball) and allows 70.7 per contest (144th in college basketball).
  • Ja'Kobe Walter paces Baylor, scoring 14.5 points per game (339th in college basketball).
  • The Cougars record 40.1 rebounds per game (18th in college basketball) while conceding 32.8 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 7.3 boards per game.
  • Noah Waterman averages six rebounds per game (ranking 342nd in college basketball) to lead the Cougars.
  • The Bears rank 210th in the nation at 35.1 rebounds per game. That's 5.9 more than the 29.2 their opponents average.
  • Yves Missi averages 5.6 rebounds per game (442nd in college basketball) to lead the Bears.
  • BYU scores 105.3 points per 100 possessions (13th in college basketball), while allowing 86.7 points per 100 possessions (44th in college basketball).
  • The Bears average 107.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (third in college basketball), and allow 91.6 points per 100 possessions (154th in college basketball).

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