Kansas Jayhawks host Washington State Cougars in college basketball action
Washington State Cougars vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds
Sprint Center will host Kansas Jayhawks vs. Washington State Cougars action on Monday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The game is being played at Sprint Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Jayhawks bring a 2-1 record (0-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-1 Cougars, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Kansas go 1-0 so far and the Cougars go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 103 (Jayhawks) and the No. 283 (Cougars) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-75 result in favor of the Cougars has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 127 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.7 per game. That compares with Kansas’s No. 109 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kansas is college basketball's No. 283-ranked team at 4.3 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 174 with 6 per game.
Defensively, Washington State features the nation's No. 102-rated defense on the road, allowing 58 points per game. Kansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 215 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Washington State, they were a 58-56 loser as they battled Pepperdine on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. Washington State got 15 points from Brock Motum but lost anyway, 58-56, to Pepperdine on Friday at Firestone Fieldhouse.
Kansas was a 69-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against Chattanooga. They failed to cover the 28.5-point spread as favorites. The Jayhawks got a terrific 25-point effort from Ben McLemore as Kansas defeated Chattanooga 69-55 on Thursday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Washington State Cougars Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff are 0-1
After playing Pepperdine are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4
Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
After playing Chattanooga are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Cougars at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Kansas is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games
Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Washington State home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Saturday, November 24
Kansas home to San Jose State, Monday, November 26