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Kansas favored by -4.5 against Oklahoma on Wednesday

Kansas JayhawksOklahoma Sooners
9-4January 08, 2014, 07:00 | Lloyd Noble Center12-2



Kansas travels to Oklahoma on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 9-4 record with a victory over the Sooners.

The Jayhawks will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 5-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Sooners are 7-5 ATS. Kansas is 6-6-1 against the total, while Oklahoma is 9-2 versus the number.

View Kansas Jayhawks vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Sooners installed as 4.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

This game matches up the No. 59 (Sooners) and the No. 51 (Jayhawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Kansas was a 61-57 loser in its last match at home against San Diego State. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Kansas suffered a 61-57 loss against San Diego State on Sunday, getting 14 points from Andrew Wiggins in a losing effort at Allen Fieldhouse.

Oklahoma was an 88-85 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Texas. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Buddy Hield scored 22 points leading the Sooners to an 88-85 victory over Texas at Frank Erwin Center on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 87.29 PPG, against a Jayhawks defense that ranks No. 106 at 68.23 PPG. The Sooners field goal percentage has averaged 46.75% so far, less than the Jayhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.22% per game.

A few Jayhawks at Sooners trends to consider:
Kansas is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Kansas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Oklahoma is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma's last 5 games
Oklahoma is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Oklahoma is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Kansas


Next up:
Kansas home to Kansas State, Saturday, January 11th
Oklahoma at Iowa State, Saturday, January 11th

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