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Kansas Jayhawks vs. Baylor Bears – February 18, 2017

Kansas Jayhawks Basketball

The Kansas Jayhawks and the Baylor Bears will get together on Saturday in Waco for a battle of the top of the Big 12 conference. The Kansas Jayhawks are ranked 3rd in the most recent Associated press poll. Kansas is 23-3 on the season, and have won 7 out of 8 games on the road this season.

The Baylor Bears are looking to bounce back following their road loss at Texas Tech. The loss dropped the Bears to 22-4 on the season. Baylor is 14-1 at home, and second place in the Big 12. The Baylor Bears are -1 over the Kansas Jayhawks in this huge game on Saturday in Waco.

Bears Seeking Huge Home Win

Scott Drew and his Baylor Bears have had a tough time beating Kansas over the past decade. Now, they have a chance to pick up a massive win at home. The Bears are led in scoring by their forward Johnathan Motley. He is scoring more than 16 points per game, for a team that is averaging 74 per game.

The Bears have been one of the top defensive teams in college basketball this season. Baylor is allowing teams to score 62.2 points per game. The Bears finish the regular season against Oklahoma, Iowa State, West Virginia and then on the road at the Texas Longhorns.

Jayhawks Looking for 13th Straight

The Kansas Jayhawks are looking for their 13th straight Big 12 title. The Jayhawks have lost just three games this season, with two of them in conference play. Kansas fell to Indiana to start the season, then Iowa State and West Virginia beat them. The Jayhawks are 17th in the country, with more than 83 points per game.

Frank Mason III is the top scorer for Kansas this season. The Jayhawks guard is scoring more than 20 points per game, and dishing out nearly 5 assists per game. Kansas has won 100 NCAA Tournament games in school history, and will play in the tournament for the 46th time, as likely a 1 or 2 seed.

Jayhawks Win on the Road

The Kansas Jayhawks are coming off that crazy win over the West Virginia Mountaineers. That was a crazy comeback, that put them in a great spot to win the conference championship. Look for the Jayhawks to use that momentum as they slide into Waco on Saturday. The Jayhawks get off to a better start, and win this game.

Baylor is going to be a tough team to beat in the Big 12, but they are not playing their best basketball right now. Look for the losing streak of the Bears to fall to 2 games, as Kansas comes into town and wins. The final bet for this game on Saturday is the Kansas Jayhawks +1 over the Baylor Bears.