The No. 3 seed Baylor Bears (22-10) are heavily favored (-10.5) to defeat the No. 14 seed UCSB Gauchos (27-7) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at Ball Arena. The contest begins at 1:30 PM on TNT. Here are some insights about this South Region contest for those filling out their brackets. The point total for the matchup is set at 141.5.

Baylor vs. UCSB Odds & Info

  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 1:30 PM ET
  • TV: TNT
  • Where: Denver, Colorado
  • Venue: Ball Arena
Favorite Spread Over/Under
Baylor -10.5 141.5

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Baylor vs UCSB Betting Records & Stats

  • The Bears are 16-14-0 against the spread this season.
  • Baylor has been at least a -600 moneyline favorite three times this season and won all of those games.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Bears, based on the moneyline, is 85.7%.
  • So far this season, UCSB has compiled an 18-12-0 record against the spread.
  • The Gauchos have been listed as an underdog of +425 or more on two occasions this season and won both games.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies UCSB has a 19% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Baylor vs. UCSB Over/Under Stats

Games Over 141.5 % of Games Over 141.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Baylor 20 66.7% 77.2 149.4 70.3 135.9 145.4
UCSB 11 36.7% 72.2 149.4 65.6 135.9 132.7

Additional Baylor vs UCSB Insights & Trends

  • Baylor has a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 6-4 overall over its past 10 contests.
  • The Bears have gone over the total in six of their last 10 outings.
  • UCSB is 5-5 against the spread and 7-3 overall in its last 10 games.
  • In their past 10 games, the Gauchos have hit the over seven times.
  • The Bears put up 11.6 more points per game (77.2) than the Gauchos allow (65.6).
  • When Baylor scores more than 65.6 points, it is 15-9 against the spread and 18-6 overall.
  • The Gauchos score an average of 72.2 points per game, just 1.9 more points than the 70.3 the Bears allow to opponents.
  • UCSB has put together an 11-2 ATS record and a 16-0 overall record in games it scores more than 70.3 points.

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Baylor vs. UCSB Betting Splits

ATS Record ATS Record Against 10.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Baylor 16-14-0 4-2 17-13-0
UCSB 18-12-0 0-0 18-12-0

Baylor vs. UCSB Home/Away Splits

Baylor UCSB
14-3 Home Record 12-3
5-5 Away Record 10-4
10-6-0 Home ATS Record 7-6-0
4-6-0 Away ATS Record 8-5-0
82.2 Points Scored Per Game (Home) 75.3
71.1 Points Scored Per Game (Away) 69.6
8-8-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Home) 10-3-0
6-4-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Away) 6-7-0

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