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Baylor vs Houston Predictions & Tips - Baylor To Book Final Berth

  • Baylor vs Houston predictions for the Final Four of March Madness
  • Baylor vs Houston is set to start at 22:14 BST on Saturday
  • Baylor have cruised into the Final Four while Houston had to battle past Oregon State
  • Bears tipped to cover and book place in Championship Game
  • Preview, predictions, stats & team news
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Leigh Copson 31 Mar 2021
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Baylor vs Houston Predictions & Tips


Baylor can book their place in the final of March Madness on Saturday night.

The Bears have rolled over the opposition en route to the Final Four and should be too good for Houston.

The Cougars have benefited from facing a bunch of double digit seeds and Baylor are a serious step up in quality.

Houston’s quality defense will keep them in it, but Baylor should cover on their way to victory.

  • Baylor are 26-2 this season
  • Baylor are the top three-point shooters in the country
  • Baylor have forced 485 turnover this season – the fourth best in the nation
  • Baylor have a +6.3 turnover margin – the third best in the nation
  • Baylor have covered -5.0 in all four of their March Madness games
  • Baylor have covered -5.0 in each of their last seven wins

Baylor Form & Team News


While many top seeds have suffered upsets Baylor have cruised through March Madness.

MaCio Teague was quiet in the first two games but came to life in the Elite Eight with 22 points and five rebounds.

Teague, Jared Butler and Davion Mitchell are all averaging double digits for average points per game.

In Mitchell they have the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

Houston Form & Team News


Houston are yet to face a team seeded higher than 10th so the draw has been kind to them.

They have dispatched some good teams, so Baylor cannot afford to take them lightly.

Quentin Grimes is their stand-out performer, averaging 18.0 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. He has 54 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists at March Madness.

Justin Gorham as a key man in the paint for them, averaging 8.6 rebounds per game.

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Verdict

Baylor have lived up to their billing as one of the favourites and that is unlikely to change here.

They have routinely covered a -5.0 spread and that could be the case again here as they advance to the final.

Best Bet: Baylor -5.0 Spread @-111.11 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Value Bet: Baylor -4.5 & +130.5 p Spread & Total Points @170.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 2 Units

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