Kansas hosts arch rival Kansas State
The Kansas Jayhawks will be looking to extend their SU and ATS winning streak against the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday afternoon as those teams meet on the hardwood.
Kansas is 5-0 both SU and ATS in its five most recent games against rival Kansas State, and 9-1 SU and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings between the two schools. The UNDER has paid off in four of the last five games between the two teams.
Kansas will face the 12-3 Wildcats, who own a 9-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Jayhawks are 7-6-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Wildcats are 2-11 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Kansas Jayhawks as -11-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
This game matches up the No. 51 (Jayhawks) and the No. 27 (Wildcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
In their last action, Kansas State was a 65-47 winner on the road against TCU. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. The Wildcats grabbed a 65-47 win over the Horned Frogs on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from Thomas Gipson at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.
Kansas was a 90-83 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Oklahoma. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. The Jayhawks got 24 points from Wayne Selden, Jr. as Kansas ran past Oklahoma 90-83 on Wednesday at Lloyd Noble Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas's No. 43-ranked offense, averaging 78.57 PPG, against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 8 at 58 PPG. The Jayhawks field goal percentage has averaged 49.6% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.95% per game.
A few Wildcats at Jayhawks trends to consider:
Kansas State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Kansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas State's last 5 games
Kansas State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Kansas
Kansas is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Kansas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games at home
Kansas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
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