Baylor versus San Diego St NIT March Madness College Basketball
Time: 7PM ET TV: ESPN2
It will be the Baylor Bears from the Big 12 Conference facing the San Diego St Aztecs from the Mountain West in an NIT Semifinal from Madison Square Garden. The send out opening number by LVSC was Baylor a 1-½ point favorite with the over under coming in at 136. The point spread has seen a slight movement towards the underdog Aztecs, as the Bears are a 1-point favorite. The total has been bet downward as it sits at 138. After falling to Missouri in the Big 12 Conference Tournament final the Baylor Bears was assigned to the NIT. Baylor opened up action hosting Georgetown and beating the Hoyas 74-72. Then the Bears went on the road for two games and pounded Virginia Tech 84-66 and won at Auburn 74-72 to make it to the Big Apple. San Diego St is a 1 seed in the NIT and hosted 3 games thus far in the tournament. The Aztecs were favored in all three games and covered by beating Weber St 65-49, Kansas St 70-52 and St Mary’s 70-66. San Diego St is a very good defensive team and is a lineup deep with senior leadership. The Aztecs allow an average of 59 points per game ranking them 12th in the nation. First half bettors be aware that San Diego St only allows an average of 26.5 points per game in the first half ranking them 8th nationally. Baylor is a three point shooting team averaging 22 attempts per game. Baylor has been a hot shooting team in the NIT as the Bears are hitting on 56.1% of their shots including 25-57 from the three-point line.
Trend: San Diego St is 6-1 ATS in their past 7 games.
The Wagerline consensus has 62.8 % of the bettors on Baylor -1
The Wagerline consensus has 64.4% of the bettors on over 136