NCAA hoops odds preview - Oklahoma vs. Kansas
Oklahoma Sooners vs Kansas Jayhawks Odds
Kansas will look to improve on its 17-1 record on Saturday when they host Oklahoma in NCAA basketball odds action at Allen Fieldhouse.
This season, the Jayhawks are 17-1 overall and 8-9 ATS ATS, while the Sooners are 13-4 and 9-4 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Kansas boasts a 7-7-1 on the OU, and Oklahoma is 6-4-1.
The Jayhawks were listed as 15-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Jayhawks sit at No. 7 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Sooners sit at No. 29 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Jayhawks will win this game 82-73.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Sooners rank No. 79 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.5 per game. That compares with Kansas’s No. 33 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kansas is college basketball's No. 213-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Sooners rate No. 298 with 4.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oklahoma owns the country's No. 112-rated mark, allowing 66.7 points per game on the highway. Kansas, on the other hand, rates No. 48 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Oklahoma, they were a 73-67 winner as they battled Texas at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite. Romero Osby scored 29 points for Oklahoma on Monday, leading the Sooners to a 73-67 win over Texas at Lloyd Noble Center.
Kansas was a 59-55 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Kansas State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Travis Releford scored 12 points leading the Jayhawks to a 59-55 victory over Kansas State at Bramlage Coliseum on Tuesday.
Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Baylor are 7-3
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 10-0
After playing Kansas State are 10-0
After a win are 10-0
A few Sooners at Jayhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma's last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Oklahoma is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Oklahoma is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Oklahoma is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oklahoma
Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma
Oklahoma at Baylor, Wednesday, January 30
Kansas at West Virginia, Monday, January 28