Kansas tips off against Kansas State
College basketball rivals will hit the hardwood together once again on Monday night as the Kansas Jayhawks take on the Kansas State Wildcats in college basketball betting action.
Kansas had no trouble getting past Kansas State earlier in the season, winning 86-60 as a 10.5-point home favorite on the college basketball odds on January 11.
The Jayhawks are 9-1 both SU and ATS in their 10 most recent matchups.
The Jayhawks will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 13-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Wildcats are 14-7 ATS. Kansas is 14-8-1 on the totals; Kansas State is 6-15.
The Wildcats - Jayhawks odds would favor the Jayhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas State is rated No. 112 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas is at No. 29.
Kansas was an 83-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against West Virginia. They covered the 13-point spread as favorites. The Jayhawks got 19 points from Andrew Wiggins as Kansas ran past West Virginian 83-69 on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas State was a 74-57 winner in its last match at home against Texas. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. The Wildcats used a 34-point performance from Marcus Foster to help Kansas State smack Texas 74-57 on Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Kansas State's No. 194-ranked scoring average of 68.48 PPG, against a Jayhawks defense rated No. 126 and allowing 69.48 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 43.54% to date this season, less than the Jayhawks shooters have managed so far (50.32% per game).
Kansas home to TCU, Saturday, February 15th
Kansas State at Baylor, Saturday, February 15th