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Texas LonghornsKansas Jayhawks
March 3, 9:00 PM | Allen Fieldhouse

Texas Longhorns vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds

19-11TEAM RECORD25-5

Texas pays a visit to Kansas on Saturday, hoping to send the Jayhawks to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Allen Fieldhouse.

Kansas will face the 19-11 Longhorns, who own a 8-17 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jayhawks are 11-17-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Longhorns are 13-12 favoring the OVER.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Jayhawks as 12-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Jayhawks - Longhorns odds would favor the Jayhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 36. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 83-76 win for the Jayhawks.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Longhorns rank No. 85 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.2 per game. That compares with Kansas’s No. 52 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kansas is college basketball's No. 184-ranked team at 6.1 per game, while the Longhorns rate No. 190 with 6 per game.

Defensively, Texas features the nation's No. 310-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.8 points per game. Kansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Texas was a 72-64 winner at home against Oklahoma. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. The Longhorns got 24 points from Sheldon McClellan as Texas ran past Oklahoma 72-64 on Wednesday at Frank Erwin Center.

Kansas won its last outing, a 70-58 result against Oklahoma State on February 27. They covered in that game as a 9-point favorite. Tyshawn Taylor went off for 27 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Kansas over Oklahoma State, 70-58, on Monday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
After playing Oklahoma State are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

A few Longhorns at Jayhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Texas is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas's last 7 games at home

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