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Stanford (3-1) travels to the Ferrell Center to take on No. 9 Baylor (3-0) in an early afternoon battle on Saturday. The Cardinal beat Valparaiso on Wednesday 74-60 to win their second straight game. The Bears are off to a solid start in their 2021 season. They have blown out all three of their opponents by at least 27 points.

Tipoff is at 1 p.m. ET ET from Waco, Texas. The Bears are 14-point favorites, while the over-under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 141 in the latest Stanford vs. Baylor odds from Caesars Sportsbook. Before making any Baylor vs. Stanford picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,100 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has locked in on Baylor vs. Stanford and released its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for Stanford vs. Baylor:

  • Baylor vs. Stanford spread: Baylor -14
  • Baylor vs. Stanford over-under: 141 points
  • Baylor vs. Stanford money line: Stanford +700, Baylor -1100
  • BAY: Bears are 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight-up win
  • STAN: Over is 4-1 in Cardinal last 5 games following an ATS win
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Why Baylor can cover

The Bears have been dominant through their first three games, winning by an average of 33.6 points per game. They blew out Central Arkansas 92-47 in their last game. The Bears had four players finish with 12 points per game. Sophomore guard LJ Cryer had a team-high 20 points with six assists.

Freshman forward Kendall Brown scored 19 points and five boards. Brown was efficient and shot 8 of 13 from the field. Senior guard James Akinjo stuffed the stat sheet against UCA. He had a season-high 18 points, six rebounds, and 10 assists. Akinjo also swiped four steals. The Bears were a force in the paint and finished with 56 points down low. 

Why Stanford can cover 

Freshman forward Harrison Ingram is off to a hot start in his freshman campaign. He leads the Cardinal in points (14.5), rebounds (6.5), and assists (3.5). The Texas native is shooting 50 percent from the field and 43 percent from 3-point range. Ingram logged his first double-double in the win against San Jose State. He finished with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists.

Senior forward Jaiden Delaire is second on the team with 11.8 points with 4.3 rebounds per game. He has scored in double figures in two games this season. Against San Jose State, Delaire finished with a season-high 19 points as he shot 7 of 13 from the field. This frontcourt for the Cardinals will look to continue its hot start to the season.  

How to make Stanford vs. Baylor picks

SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting 145 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine

So who wins Baylor vs. Stanford? And which side of the spread hits well over 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up nearly $2,100 on its college basketball picks the last five years, and find out.