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Texas Longhorns host Kansas State Wildcats in college basketball action

Kansas State WildcatsTexas Longhorns
Feb 28, 9:00 PM | Frank Erwin Center

Kansas State Wildcats vs Texas Longhorns Odds

20-9TEAM RECORD24-5

A key college battle sees the visiting Wildcats travelling to Texas Monday to take on the Longhorns on Monday.

Supporters of the Wildcats have watched them go 20-9 and 10-12 ATS on the year, while the Longhorns are at 24-5 and 17-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Longhorns are 7-15, while the Wildcats have a 7-15 mark.

View Kansas State vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Texas opened as 9.5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Longhorns sit at No. 1 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wildcats sit at No. 26 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Longhorns will win this game 84-77.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 33 in NCAA hoops at 38.3 per game. Contrast that with Texas’s No. 6 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas is the No. 218-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Kansas State rates No. 83 at 7.1 per game.

Defensively, Kansas State features the nation's No. 120-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.8 points per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 47 nationally in scoring at home.

Kansas State was an 80-70 winner in their most recent outing at home against Missouri. They covered the 4.5–point spread as favorites. The Wildcats grabbed an 80-70 win over the Tigers on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Jacob Pullen at Bramlage Coliseum.

Texas lost its last outing, a 91-89 result against Colorado on February 26. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point favorite. Texas got 21 points from Jordan Hamilton but lost anyway, 91-89, to Colorado on Saturday at Coors Events Center.

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Iowa State are 7-3
After playing Missouri are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Baylor are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Wildcats at Longhorns trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas State's last 15 games on the road
Kansas State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
Kansas State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Kansas State is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games at home
Texas is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas's last 11 games

Next up:
Kansas State home to Iowa State, Saturday, March 5
Texas at Baylor, Saturday, March 5

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