Saint Louis Billikens vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Kansas vs Saint Louis battle Tuesday at Sprint Center as the Jayhawks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Sprint Center).
The Jayhawks sit at 3-1 (1-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Billikens are currently 2-1 (1-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Kansas is 1-1 OU, and Saint Louis is 0-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 8 (Jayhawks) and the No. 72 (Billikens) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 81-73 result in favor of the Jayhawks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas's No. 149-ranked offense, averaging 71.2 PPG, against a Billikens defense that ranks No. 92 at 60.7 PPG. The Jayhawks field goal percentage has averaged 44.2% so far, less than the Billikens marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.1% per game.
Defensively, Saint Louis features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Kansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 200 nationally in scoring at home.
Saint Louis won its last outing, a 70-49 result against Texas A&M on November 19. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Saint Louis cruised to victory on Monday, running Texas A&M out of the gym and running up a 70-49 score at Sprint Center.
In their last action, Kansas was a 78-41 winner at home against Washington State. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites. The Jayhawks blew out Washington State on Monday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 78-41 win at Sprint Center.
Saint Louis home to Southern Illinois, Saturday, November 24
Kansas home to San Jose State, Monday, November 26