At the beginning of the season, Baylor was a top March Madness betting favorite. Many believe that the Bears were Final Four material one year ago. But the pandemic prevented Baylor from proving its worth. Arkansas is something of a surprise team. Indeed, the Razorbacks were rated a March Madness contender. But gamblers weren’t so sure about a trip to the Elite Eight. Both the Bears and Razorbacks bring plenty of offense. By contrast, Baylor has a vastly superior defense. And that may prove to be the difference Monday night.
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Baylor Bears Betting Information
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Baylor Bears CashBet Wagering Analysis
On the whole, this is a classic square vs. sharp top online sportsbook matchup. Sharps love the capable Razorbacks and the handful of points. Squares prefer Baylor’s powerhouse brand.
Razorbacks Go Whole Hog at Cashier’s Cage
Now, Arkansas is 25-6 straight up, 19-10-1 against the spread, and 14-15-1 under the total. Arky has covered ten of their last 13 games. All five of their postseason games stayed under the 2021 March Madness Betting total. Arkansas is coming off a 72-70 win over Oral Roberts. However, they failed to cover as 11.5-point chalk. Under the total of 157 cashed in too. Jalen Tate led the Hogs with 22 points and six assists against Oral Roberts. Arkansas ranks 7th out of 350 teams for scoring offense and 196th for points allowed.
Overall, freshman guard Moses Moody leads Arkansas with 17 points per game.
March Madness Bear Market for Baylor
Baylor has a bet on NCAA basketball record of 25-2 straight up, 17-10 against the spread, and 16-11 over the total. Last time out for the Bears was a 62-51 win over Villanova as 7.5-point chalk. Under the total of 142.5 paid too. Adam Flagler came off the bench to score a Baylor-high 16 points. While Davion Mitchell added 14 points in the win. Baylor has paid in two straight games. Six of the Bears’ previous eight games cleared the total. In sum, Baylor ranks 3rd out of 350 teams for scoring offense and 57th for points allowed.
Of course, junior guard Jared Butler leads Baylor with 16.6 points per game.
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Baylor Bears Against the Spread
Overall, the Bears have covered 17 of their last 27 as chalk. Baylor is 15-9 against the spread after a win. In non-conference games, the Bears are 8-3 on the board. Baylor is 5-3 vs. the line on neutral courts. Baylor has covered four of their last six against ranked teams.
Following a win, the Bears are 14-10 over the total. In non-conference games, Baylor is 5-6 to the under. As chalk, the Bears are 16-11 to the over. And in neutral court action, Baylor is 5-3 over the spread. Over the total has paid in seven of the Bears last ten against ranked opponents.
Arkansas is 4-3 against the spread as a dog. While in non-conference games, the Hogs are 6-4-1 vs. the line. In neutral court action, the Razorbacks are 3-2 on the board. Following a win, the Hogs are 14-8-1 vs. the odds. Arkansas has paid in four of their last five against ranked teams.
Specifically, as a dog, the Razorbacks are 5-2 over the total. Following a win, Hogs are 11-11-1 over and under. Arky is 5-6 to the under in non-conference games. Under the total has paid in five straight Razorback neutral court games.
Baylor won and covered the last meeting between these teams. So too, did the game go under the total.
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Baylor Bears CashBet Free Pick
In this situation, the Razorbacks are live 2021 March Madness betting dogs. As mentioned earlier, Arkansas is showing tremendous betting value in the postseason.
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