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Arkansas vs Baylor – March Madness Elite 8 Predictions

Elite 8 Picks and Predictions for this Monday March 29, 2021 College Basketball game between Arkansas Razorbacks vs Baylor Bears


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2021 NCAA Tournament March Madness Elite 8 Picks and Predictions on this Monday March 29, 2021 matchup between Arkansas vs Baylor. This game tips off at 7pm et in Indianapolis.

The current Draftkings College Basketball odds have the Baylor as a -7 point favorite and the over/under at 148.5 total points. The betting public has 51% of their money behind the Bears as the favorite.

Arkansas got 72-70 buzzer beating win on Saturday against the 15th seeded Oral Roberts. The Razorbacks went a horrible 1 of 9 from 3-point land and finished the game shooting a miserable 37.7% from the field. The difference of the game was Arkansas owning the offensive glass with 18 offensive boards that led to 18 second-chance points.

The Razorbacks are sixth in the country in field-goal attempts per game and they’ll be looking to speed up the pace in this matchup against Baylor.

On the road this season, the Razorbacks have the 13th best offense in the nation that scores and average of 79.2 points per game and they are right in the middle of the pack on defensively, giving up an average of 77 points per game.

Arkansas is 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 games and the total has gone under in 5 of the Razorbacks last 5 games.

Baylor comes into this game off a 62-51 Sweet 16 win against Villanova where they didn’t play well at all but still managed to get an 11 point victory. Baylor started out slow and finished shooting 44% from the field and hit only 3 of their 19 3-pointers.

One of the main reasons why Baylor didn’t look like themselves offensive was how they matched up against Villanova and they’ll be facing this Razorback team who also have longer perimeter defenders like Jalen Tate and Davonte Davis.

The story in this game will be Baylors high pressure defense along with their 3-point shooting. Baylor is currently number one in the nation with a 40.8 3-point shooting percentage.

On the road this season, the Bears have the tenth best offense in the country, putting up an average of 79.5 points per game and ranked 44th in the nation on defense, giving up an average of only 66.3 points per game.

Baylor is 18-2 straight up in their last 20 games and the total has gone over in 5 of the last 6 games against an opponent in the SEC.

In this March Madness Elite 8 game between Arkansas vs Baylor, we’re going to rolling with the Baylor Team total to go over the 77 total points at the -110 price.

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