Baylor vs Hartford March Madness Odds — First Round 2021

Posted By Staff on March 15, 2021 - Last Updated on March 17, 2021

The top-seeded Baylor Bears (22-2) are favorites to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they face off against the No. 16 Hartford Hawks (15-8) on Friday, starting at 3:30 PM ET on TRU. Here’s everything you need to know about this 1-16 matchup before filling out your bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 15, 2021, 4:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Baylor Betting Information

  • The Bears have covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 14-8-1.
  • When favored by at least 26 points, the Bears are 2-1 against the spread this season.
  • Baylor and its opponents have hit the over in 14 of 23 games this season (60.9%).
  • The Bears fell to Oklahoma State 83-74 and failed to cover the spread as 8-point favorites, while going over the 147.5 point total in their last contest on Friday. MaCio Teague racked up a team-high 17 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

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Baylor Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jared Butler 24 17.1 3.3 4.8 2.0 0.4 2.6
MaCio Teague 24 16.1 4.2 1.7 0.9 0.2 2.0
Davion Mitchell 24 14.2 2.6 5.4 2.0 0.3 2.3
Adam Flagler 22 8.7 2.4 1.5 0.7 0.0 1.5
Matthew Mayer 24 8.0 3.5 1.0 1.1 0.3 1.0

Hartford Betting Information

  • Hartford has topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 11-7-1.
  • 12 of Hartford’s 19 games (63.2%) this season have not covered the over/under.
  • The Hawks defeated UMass-Lowell 64-50 in their last contest on Saturday. Traci Carter put up a team-high 19 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 2-point favorites, and the teams combined to fall short of the 136.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Hartford Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Austin Williams 23 13.7 6.2 1.6 1.1 0.3 0.9
Traci Carter 23 11.7 3.2 3.4 2.6 0.3 1.7
Miroslave Stafl 18 10.4 5.6 1.3 0.5 0.6 0.4
Hunter Marks 23 9.7 5.9 1.4 0.3 0.7 1.0
DJ Mitchell 23 7.8 2.1 0.9 0.7 0.0 1.9

Total Facts

  • Baylor and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 141 total in 18 out of 24 games (75%) this season.
  • In four out of Hartford’s 23 games this year (17.4%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the over/under in Friday’s matchup.
  • The Bears average 84.4 points per game against the Hawks’ 65.9, amounting to 9.3 points over the contest’s over/under of 141.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 129.7 points per game, 11.3 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Bears games is 150.8 points, 9.8 more than the over/under of 141 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 11.9 points more than the average over/under in Hawks games this season (129.1 points).

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