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Kansas JayhawksTexas Longhorns
Oct 29, 7:00 PM | Turf of Memorial Stadium

Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Longhorns Odds

2-5TEAM RECORD4-2

The Jayhawks will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Longhorns in Texas at Memorial Stadium on Saturday in Week 9 action.

The Jayhawks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Longhorns are 3-3 ATS. Kansas is 6-1 on the totals; Texas is 4-2.

View Kansas vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The home team opened as 27.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 25-rated Jayhawks taking on the No. 15-rated Longhorns in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 39-14 win for the Longhorns on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas's No. 52-ranked offense, averaging 30 PPG, against a Jayhawks defense that ranks No. 120 this week at 50.4 PPG. The Longhorns aerial game is averaging 203.5 yards per game, less than the Jayhawks secondary allows through the air, 318.9 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Jayhawks feature the league's No. 120-rated road run defense, allowing 355 yards per game. Texas, meanwhile, ranks No. 60 in rushing offense at home.

Kansas lost its last outing, a 59-21 result against Kansas State on October 22. Kansas failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point underdog, while the 80 combined points took the game OVER the total.

In their last action, Texas was a 38-26 loser at home against Oklahoma State. They failed to cover the 7–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (64) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing in October are 0-10
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 1-9

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 2-8

A few Jayhawks at Longhorns trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas's last 7 games
Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Kansas is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Texas
Kansas is 1-10 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Kansas at Iowa State, Saturday, November 5
Texas home to Texas Tech, Saturday, November 5

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