nicholls vs baylor ncaab prediction

NCAAB Nicholls vs Baylor Prediction 11/28/2023

The Nicholls Colonels (2-4) travel to face off against the Baylor Bears (5-0) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Ferrell Center in Waco and televised on ESPN+. Baylor is coming off a win in their previous game, while Nicholls is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mississippi State. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Nicholls Colonels vs Baylor Bears

The Nicholls Colonels Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into today’s game, the Colonels have a 2-4 record after losing to Mississippi State (74-61). If they win today, they will have a 2-3 road record and be at .500. Heading into today’s game, Nicholls has a 2-4 record ATS. In the team’s previous five games, they are 2-2 vs. the spread.

Nicholls comes in with an over/under record of 3-3-0 through six games, with their games averaging a combined 154.5 points per game so far. In the Colonels’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 77 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-2.

The Baylor Bears Are Coming Off A Win

Baylor remains undefeated at 5-0 after their first five games. In their last five games at home, including last year, Baylor has a record of 3-2. As Baylor prepares to face Nicholls, their ATS record stands at 3-2. In home games this season, Baylor has covered the spread in 3 out of 4 matchups, while in their last ten home games, they have a 4-5-1 ATS record.

Baylor comes in with an over/under record of 4-1-0 through five games, with their games averaging a combined 163 points per game so far. The Bears have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 90 points per game.

Nicholls Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Nicholls offense put up 61 points against Mississippi State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 38.9% and made 6 threes. Jamal West Jr. is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 18.3. Meanwhile, Diante Smith also brings a PPG average of 12.1 into the game.

Jamal West Jr. (F) 18.3 7.7 3.9
Diante Smith (F) 12.1 5.6 2.1
Jalen White (G) 11.9 3.0 0.6

Baylor Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Baylor offense ended with 95 points against Florida. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 51.7% and made 14 threes. The team’s top scorer is Ja’Kobe Walter, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 17.8, while RayJ Dennis also carries a PPG average of 13.8 into the game.

Ja’Kobe Walter (G) 17.8 4.8 0.7
RayJ Dennis (G) 13.8 3.7 6.0
Langston Love (G) 11.7 2.0 1.0

Nicholls Team Defense

The Colonels’ defense is presently ranked 178th nationally, allowing an average of 76.4 points per contest. Against Mississippi State in their most recent game, the Nicholls defense gave up a total of 74 points while allowing Mississippi State to hit 42% of their shots.

Baylor Team Defense

On defense, Baylor is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.0 points per game. In their previous game vs. Florida, the Gators finished with a field goal percentage of 51% and a total of 91 points vs. Baylor.

Colonels vs Bears Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Colonels offense has averaged 77 points per game while allowing an average of 80. Nicholls posted an overall record of 4-6 while going 5-5 ATS.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Bears offense has averaged 72 points per game while allowing an average of 73. Baylor posted an overall record of 6-4 while going 4-5-1 ATS.
  • Looking back on the team’s last ten games as the underdog, the Colonels have a straight up record of 3-7. Their record vs the spread in these games was 6-4.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Bears have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 2-1 in these scenarios.

Colonels vs Bears Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Bears vs. Colonels matchup, our bet is to grab the Colonels at +25.5. Even though our projections have the Bears winning 77-67, we see the Colonels as the play on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 153.5 and our model has the Colonels and Bears finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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