Jayhawks look for a victory over Texas
The Kansas Jayhawks will be looking to get some revenge on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday night as those schools meet in college hoops betting action for the second time this season.
Texas upset Kansas 81-69 as a 3.5-point home underdog in the first meeting of the season between those teams on February 1 in an OVER result. That dropped the Jayhawks to 8-2 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against the Longhorns since 2008.
The Jayhawks sport a record of 20-6 and 14-12 ATS heading into this battle, while the Longhorns have 20-6 and 13-10 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-10-1 for the Jayhawks and 13-10 for the Longhorns.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Jayhawks as -11.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 44-rated Jayhawks and the No. 46-ranked Longhorns, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.
Texas was an 85-76 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Iowa State. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. Texas got 26 points from Isaiah Taylor on the way to an 85-76 loss against Iowa State on Tuesday at Hilton Coliseum.
Last time out for Kansas, they were a 64-63 winner as they battled Texas Tech on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. Kansas earned a 64-63 victory over Texas Tech on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Andrew Wiggins at United Spirit Arena.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas's No. 21 nationally ranked offense (79.46 points per game) against a Longhorns defense that sits as the No. 149 at 70.46 PPG. The Jayhawks have been averaging 50.28% from the field, more than the Longhorns have managed so far this season (43.65% on average).
A few Longhorns at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Texas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Kansas is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
Kansas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kansas's last 10 games
Kansas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Texas home to Baylor, Wednesday, February 26th
Kansas at Oklahoma, Monday, February 24th