Baylor Bears vs. Houston Cougars NCAAB Men’s Tournament Final Four Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for April 3, 2021

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A Final Four matchup in the NCAA Tournament will see the No. 1 seed Baylor Bears (22-2) and the No. 2 seed Houston Cougars (24-3) meet on Saturday at 5:14 PM ET at Lucas Oil Stadium (airing on CBS) with a spot in the National Championship game on the line. Baylor is a 5-point favorite to survive and advance to the championship game.

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Baylor vs Houston Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Baylor -5 -114 -107 134.5 -113 -108 -221 180

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Point Total Insights

  • In 23 of its 28 games this season (82.1%), Baylor and its opponents have gone over the current total of 134.5.
  • 13 Houston games this season featured a total above Saturday's set total of 134.5 (41.9%).
  • Saturday's over/under is 25.1 points lower than the two team's combined 159.6 points per game average.
  • The Bears score 25.4 more points per game (83) than the Cougars allow (57.6).
  • The Cougars' 76.6 points per game are 11.1 more points than the 65.5 the Bears allow.
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    Baylor Betting Data

  • Baylor is strong against the spread, going 21-5 this season.
  • The Bears fare well when favored by at least 5 points, posting a 9-4 record against the spread.
  • Bears games have played to the total or above 0 times in 26 games this season.
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    Baylor Leaders

    Bears Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    MaCio Teague 13 17.5 4.5 1.7 1.0 0.1 2.3
    Jared Butler 13 17.5 3.0 5.0 1.6 0.5 2.7
    Davion Mitchell 13 14.9 2.6 4.5 2.3 0.2 2.4
    Adam Flagler 12 7.3 2.4 1.7 0.5 0.0 1.0
    Matthew Mayer 13 6.8 3.2 0.6 0.9 0.4 0.7

    Houston Betting Data

  • Houston has a 21-7 record against the spread, covering in 75% of their outings.
  • The Cougars have fared well as a 5-point underdog, going 12-4 against the spread when they are at least 5-point underdogs.
  • Houston has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 0% of matchups this year (0 out of 28 opportunities).
  • Place a bet on the Houston Cougars to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Houston Leaders

    Cougars Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Quentin Grimes 18 19.7 5.6 2.2 1.5 0.3 3.7
    Marcus Sasser 17 13.7 2.2 2.0 1.1 0.1 2.9
    Dejon Jarreau 19 9.2 5.6 4.2 1.4 0.7 1.0
    Justin Gorham 19 7.9 8.2 1.2 0.6 0.4 0.5
    Cameron Tyson 12 6.4 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.0 1.9
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