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Colgate Raiders vs Baylor Bears Betting Info CBB Tourney, 1st Rd.

Colgate is a 14-point underdog versus Baylor. The Bears are among this year’s March Madness best bets. The over-under is set at 138 ½ points.

Here’s a look at our betting analysis of this NCAA tournament contest.

Colgate Raiders vs Baylor Bears Betting Info CBB Tourney, 1st Rd.
Colgate Raiders vs Baylor Bears Betting Info CBB Tourney, 1st Rd.

Game Information

  • Game: Colgate (25-9) vs Baylor (23-10)
  • Date/Time: Friday, March 22, 12:40 p.m. ET
  • Location: FedExForum, Memphis, TN
  • Colgate vs Baylor Live Stream: TruTV

 

Baylor is a 14-point favorite versus Colgate in the NCAAB lines. This March Madness matchup tips off at 12:40 p.m. ET on Friday, March 22 from Memphis. Fans can watch the NCAA Tournament game on TruTV.

Odds and Spreads

  • Baylor has been hot at the window going 18-11-3 against the spread in the NCAAB odds.
  • Heading into the NCAA tournament, the Raiders are 17-15-1 ATS.
  • The Bears are 20-2 as a favorite this season.
  • Colgate has won just one game as an underdog going 1-5 straight up in those matchups.
  • Baylor has gone over in 17 games, with the under hitting 15 times.
  • The Raiders have gone under in 20 contests, with the over cashing in 12 games.
  • Baylor is 5-0-1 ATS in their last six games as a favorite of 13 points or greater.
  • Colgate is 0-4 against the spread in their last four games as an underdog of 13 or more points.

 

 

Over/Under Pick: Over 138 ½

Colgate has trended toward the under this season, but the team is not going to face much resistance against Baylor’s defense. This one has a good chance to go over, especially if Colgate’s 3-point shooting shows up in the tournament.

Bet online the over in the Colgate-Baylor matchup.

 

 

ATS Pick: Colgate +14

The Raiders possess two things that are a recipe to stick with a heavy favorite: 3-point shooting and defense. The Bears’ defense has been their Achilles heel.

Ultimately, I still like Baylor to advance but not before Colgate keeps it close. Take Colgate to cover the spread at the sportsbook.

 

 

Best Player Prop: Braeden Smith Over 12.5 Points (-109)

Braeden Smith led Colgate in scoring this season at 12.5 points per game. The Raiders guard has scored 12 or more points in four of his last five games.

This is a step up in competition, but the Baylor defense has been vulnerable. Take the over on Smith’s points versus Baylor.

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Score Prediction

Colgate 69, Baylor 78

 

 

Questions of the Day

Does Baylor have a chance to make the Final Four?


Baylor is one of the contenders in the West Region, but the Bears’ defense makes both Arizona and North Carolina a better bet. Still, some bettors are willing to put some money down on them being the March Madness winners.

What are Baylor’s odds to win March Madness?


Baylor has +3500 odds to win the national championship.

 

The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

 

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