Kansas State vs Kansas Hoops Pick
The Kansas Jayhawks will try to pay off on the college basketball betting lines against the Kansas State Wildcats once again on Tuesday night when they clash at the Fred Bramlage Coliseum.
Kansas is 4-1 both SU and ATS over its past five games against rival Kansas State, including 2-0 both SU and ATS in a pair of UNDER results for totals bettors at the sportsbooks last season.
The Wildcats sport records of 15-2 and 6-7 ATS heading into this battle, while the Jayhawks have 16-1 and 7-9 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-6-1 for the Wildcats and 7-6-1 for the Jayhawks.
Bettors looking to side with Kansas State in this one found them as 2.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 49-rated Wildcats and the No. 7-ranked Jayhawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 82-77 result in favor of the Jayhawks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Jayhawks rank No. 33 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.1 per game. That compares with Kansas State’s No. 36 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kansas State is college basketball's No. 175-ranked team at 6.1 per game, while the Jayhawks rate No. 202 with 5.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Kansas owns the country's No. 10-rated mark, allowing 57 points per game on the highway. Kansas State, on the other hand, rates No. 145 in scoring at home.
Kansas was a 64-59 winner in its last match on the road against Texas. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Kansas got 16 points from Ben McLemore en route to a 64-59 victory over Texas on Saturday at Frank Erwin Center.
Kansas State won its last outing, a 69-60 result against Oklahoma on January 19. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. Rodney McGruder scored 20 points leading the Wildcats to a 69-60 victory over Oklahoma at Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday.
Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Oklahoma are 8-2
After playing Texas are 9-1
After a win are 10-0
Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Iowa State are 8-2
After playing Oklahoma are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Jayhawks at Wildcats trends to consider:
Kansas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Kansas is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Kansas State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas State
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Kansas's last 18 games on the road
Kansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State's last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas State's last 6 games when playing Kansas
Kansas home to Oklahoma, Saturday, January 26
Kansas State at Iowa State, Saturday, January 26