Texas Longhorns vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Kansas vs Texas battle Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse as the Jayhawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Jayhawks sport records of 20-4 and 10-13 ATS heading into this battle, while the Longhorns have 11-13 and 12-10 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-10-1 for the Jayhawks and 10-12 for the Longhorns.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Kansas sat as 16-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 10 (Jayhawks) and the No. 68 (Longhorns) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-67 result in favor of the Jayhawks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Kansas's No. 22-rated squad against Texas's No. 45-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Kansas rates No. 206 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 309 nationally with 4.6 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas owns the country's No. 257-rated mark, allowing 73.3 points per game on the highway. Kansas, on the other hand, rates No. 47 in scoring at home.
Texas was an 89-86 winner in its last match at home against Iowa State. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Sheldon McClellan scored 18 points leading the Longhorns to an 89-86 victory over Iowa State at Frank Erwin Center on Wednesday.
Kansas was an 83-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kansas State. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Jayhawks and Wildcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Kansas State was handed an 83-62 defeat on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing TCU are 1-3
After playing Iowa State are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Oklahoma State are 10-0
After playing Kansas State are 10-0
After a win are 9-1
A few Longhorns at Jayhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Texas is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
Kansas is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Texas
Kansas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas
Kansas is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
Texas at TCU, Tuesday, February 19
Kansas at Oklahoma State, Wednesday, February 20