This is a great time of year to be a sports fan, with great games across a variety of different sports available for your betting pleasure. The NCAA is getting closer to conference play, and the ranked teams have a couple of easier games to play before the tougher opponents come calling. The #23 Baylor Bears will host the Texas Southern Tigers at the Ferrell Center in Waco, TX on Tuesday, December 29. Tip-off is set for 3 PM EST on ESPNU.
How to bet The Tigers vs Bears College Hoops Spread
There is no doubt that the Baylor Bears will be a pretty overwhelming straight up favorite for this one, but this is a potential trip up game if the Bears don’t give it their full attention. That might be enough to have you looking at the Tigers to cover. There are plenty of ways to make some money on this game, so be sure to check back in with MyBookie.ag for all the latest NCAA Basketball betting odds.
The Big 12 has three teams that could make the Final Four and that doesn’t include Baylor or West Virginia. One heck of a basketball league.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) December 26, 2015
Why bet on the Texas Southern Tigers
With a 1-10 SU record so far this season, the Tigers certainly don’t strike anyone as a pretty good upset specialist here. Incredibly enough, though, this team has yet to play a single game at home, and they won’t until the final day of the year. They are just 1-2-0 ATS this season, but were able to cover in their previous game versus the Syracuse Orange. The OVER has come up in 2 of their 3 games that hit the board this year, so that might be your best chance to cash out a ticket with these guys on there. Texas Sothern is averaging 69.6 PPG, and are giving up 81.2 PPG.
Why bet on the Baylor Bears
The 9-2 Baylor Bears are very well deserving of their ranking this season, and look like a team that is going to be very hard to beat on their home court. They are a perfect 9-0 at home this season, and really shouldn’t have any problem moving into the double digits with this one. They are not necessarily a very good team to bet against the spread this season, and are in fact just 1-5-0 ATS so far. 3 of those 5 games went over, but the O/U is just 2-2-0 when the Bears went into the game as a favorite. Baylor is averaging 80.5 PPG, and are giving up 64.2 PPG.
Expert Pick and Final Score Prediction
There is no doubt in my mind that Baylor will win this one, but you have to wonder if they will do it in blowout style. They have been winning comfortably for the most part, but not really in emphatic style.
Texas Southern Tigers 64 Baylor Bears 75