Baylor Bears vs. Hartford Hawks NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 10:03 PM

The No. 16 Hartford Hawks (15-8) are 25.5-point underdogs to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they take on the top-seeded Baylor Bears (22-2) on Friday. Here are some insights into this 1-16 matchup in the South Region bracket that starts at 3:30 PM ET, live on TRU.

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Baylor vs Hartford Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Baylor-25.5-108-112141-109-112-100001600

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Point Total Insights

  • Baylor has combined with its opponents to score over Friday's total, 141, in 75% of its 24 games this season.
  • In 17.4% of Hartford games this season (4/23), the total points scored was more than Friday's total of 141.
  • Friday's over/under is 9.3 points lower than the two team's combined 150.3 points per game average.
  • The 84.4 points per game the Bears record are 21.1 more points than the Hawks allow (63.3).
  • The Hawks score an average of 65.9 points per game, only 0.5 fewer points than the 66.4 the Bears give up to opponents.
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    Baylor Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Bears have covered 17 times in 22 contests.
  • The Bears have posted an even record of 1-1 against the spread when the spread is -25.5 or higher.
  • Baylor and its opponents have reached the over 0 times in 22 contests this season.
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    Baylor Leaders

    Bears Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    MaCio Teague1217.84.51.61.00.12.5
    Davion Mitchell1314.92.64.52.30.22.4
    Adam Flagler127.32.41.70.50.01.0
    Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua126.34.70.30.80.70.0
    Mark Vital135.88.11.61.30.80.0

    Hartford Betting Data

  • Hartford has a winning record against the spread, going 12-7 ATS (covering 63.2% of the time).
  • When they are at least 25.5-point underdogs, the Hawks have gone 0-0 against the spread.
  • The Hawks and their opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this season -- 1 of 19.
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    Hartford Leaders

    Hawks Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Austin Williams1914.16.31.51.20.40.9
    Traci Carter1911.93.13.22.70.31.6
    Moses Flowers911.65.71.32.10.21.3
    Miroslave Stafl1410.86.31.20.40.60.4
    Hunter Marks139.35.41.50.30.51.1
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