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    The No. 4 seed Baylor Bears (22-9, 11-7 Big 12) are favored by 4.5 points when they square off the No. 5 seed Iowa State Cyclones (18-12, 9-9 Big 12) in the Big 12 Tournament Thursday at T-Mobile Center, starting at 12:30 PM on ESPN Networks. A guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket is on the line as these teams look to claim the Big 12 championship.

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    How do I watch Bears vs. Cyclones?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN Networks
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Arena: T-Mobile Center

    Betting Lines for Bears vs. Cyclones

    Baylor vs Iowa State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Baylor -4.5 134

    Baylor Betting Stats & Information

    • Baylor has won 72% of its games this season when the moneyline favorite (18-7).
    • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -193 or shorter, the Bears have a record of 12-5 (70.6% winning percentage).
    • The Bears are 16-15-0 against the spread this season.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 4.5 points or more, the Cyclones have a 4-2 record against the spread.
    • Baylor’s average total in matchups this year has been 147.3, 13.3 points higher than the total in this particular game.

    Iowa State Betting Stats & Info

    • Iowa State has won seven, or 46.7%, of the 15 games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • This season, the Cyclones have won four of their eight games when they’re the underdog by at least +162 on the moneyline.
    • The Cyclones have a 15-15-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Cyclones are 4-2 against the spread when an underdog by 4.5 points or more this season.
    • The average total for Iowa State’s games this year is 3.4 fewer points than the point total of 134 in this outing.

    Baylor vs. Iowa State Season Stat Comparison

    Baylor Rank Baylor AVG Iowa State AVG Iowa State Rank
    54th 77.3 Points Scored 68.5 264th
    176th 70 Points Allowed 62.2 16th
    248th 30.7 Rebounds 30.2 266th
    56th 10 Off. Rebounds 9.3 105th
    18th 9.5 3pt Made 6.5 277th
    72nd 14.6 Assists 14.2 100th
    200th 12 Turnovers 12.2 214th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Baylor Bears Leaders

    • Keyonte George leads the Bears in scoring, tallying 16 points per game to go with 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists.
    • Baylor’s leading rebounder is Jalen Bridges averaging 5.8 boards per game and its best passer is Adam Flagler and his 4.7 assists per game.
    • The Bears get the most three-point shooting production out of Flagler, who knocks down 2.6 threes per game.

    Iowa State Cyclones Leaders

    • Jaren Holmes is at the top of the Cyclones scoring leaderboard with 13.2 points per game. He also collects 3.7 rebounds and dishes out 3.3 assists per game.
    • Caleb Grill puts up a stat line of four rebounds, 9.5 points and 1.4 assists per game for Iowa State to take the top rebound spot on the team. Tamin Lipsey has the top spot for assists with 4.6 per game, adding 7.3 points and 3.6 rebounds per matchup.
    • Gabe Kalscheur is the most prolific from deep for the Cyclones, hitting 2.1 threes per game.

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