College basketball point spread favors Cowboys in battle with Wildcats

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March 9, 1:30 PM | Gallagher-Iba Arena

Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds

25-5TEAM RECORD22-7

Oklahoma State looks to cover the Cowboys-Wildcats pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 22-7 mark when they host Kansas State in college basketball wagering action.

The Cowboys sit at 22-7 (14-13-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Wildcats are currently 25-5 (13-13 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Oklahoma State is 12-15 OU, and Kansas State is 12-11-1 OU.

View Kansas State vs Oklahoma State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Oklahoma State opened as 6.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 46-rated Kansas State taking on the No. 13-rated Cowboys in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-76 win for the Cowboys on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma State's No. 59-ranked offense, averaging 72.7 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 34 at 60 PPG. The Cowboys field goal percentage has averaged 44.1% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.

Defensively, Kansas State features the nation's No. 70-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.9 points per game. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 102 nationally in scoring at home.

Kansas State was a 79-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against TCU. They failed to cover the 21.5-point spread as favorites. Angel Rodriguez scored 21 points and helped out with 10 assists for Kansas State on Tuesday, leading the Wildcats to a 79-68 victory over TCU at Bramlage Coliseum.

Oklahoma State lost its last outing, an 87-76 result against Iowa State on March 6. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Oklahoma State suffered an 87-76 loss against Iowa State on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Marcus Smart in a losing effort at Hilton Coliseum.

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing TCU are 1-0
After a win are 8-2

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Iowa State are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

A few Wildcats at Cowboys trends to consider:
Kansas State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
Kansas State is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Kansas State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Oklahoma State
Oklahoma State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Kansas State
Oklahoma State is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
Oklahoma State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 5 games when playing Kansas State

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