Baylor Futures: Odds to Win the College Basketball National Championship

Posted on January 27, 2023

The Baylor Bears (23-10) are in the running when it comes to winning the 2022-23 College Basketball National Championship, with +1800 odds to win it all (which ranks 12th in college basketball) as they prepare for a matchup against the Creighton Bluejays on Sunday, March 19 at 7:10 PM ET.

The Bears’ odds to win the Big 12 tournament are +500.

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Baylor Futures: Odds to Win the National Championship

Odds NCAA Rank Payout
+1800 12th Bet $100 to win $1800
  • While our computer rankings have the Bears ranked 14th-best in terms of national championship odds, bookmakers are more optimistic, placing them 12th-best in the country.
  • Baylor’s current national championship odds sit at +1800. Compared to its odds before the season (+1500), that’s the 81st-biggest change in the country.
  • The Bears, based on their updated odds (+1800), have a 5.3% chance of winning the national championship.

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Baylor NCAA Tournament Resume

  • The Bears’ best victory this season came against the Kansas Jayhawks, a team ranked inside the AP’s Top 25 (No. 4). The Bears brought home the 75-69 win at home on January 23.
  • Baylor has won five of 12 games (41.7% win percentage) this season against teams ranked in the Top 25.
  • According to the RPI, the Bears have 11 wins versus Quadrant 1 opponents, tied for the sixth-most in the nation.
  • Baylor has tied for the 49th-most Quadrant 2 victories in the country according to the RPI (four).
  • Based on the RPI, the Bears have one win versus Quadrant 3 opponents, tied for the 267th-most in the nation.
  • Based on our predictions, the Bears have the fourth-hardest schedule in the country.
  • Baylor’s remaining schedule includes one opponent above .500 and one with a poorer record than its own.

Top Baylor Performers

  • Adam Flagler: 15.6 PTS, 1.3 STL, 42.6 FG%, 40.8 3PT% (80-for-196)
  • Keyonte George: 15.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 38.3 FG%, 34.2 3PT% (77-for-225)
  • Jalen Bridges: 10.2 PTS, 50.0 FG%, 32.1 3PT% (35-for-109)
  • LJ Cryer: 14.5 PTS, 44.4 FG%, 41.8 3PT% (76-for-182)
  • Flo Thamba: 5.0 PTS, 56.6 FG%

Baylor’s Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent H/A Time (ET)
Sun, Mar 19 Creighton H 7:10 PM

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