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Big 12 Tournament - Kansas State Wildcats home to Texas Longhorns in NCAA Basketball betting action

Texas LonghornsKansas State Wildcats
March 14, 7:00 PM | Sprint Center

Texas Longhorns vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds

16-16TEAM RECORD25-6

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Texas when they take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Thursday in college hoops betting action.

This is a conference playoff game in the Big 12 Tournament. Sprint Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

The Wildcats currently sports a 25-6 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-14 ATS. The Longhorns are 16-16 and 16-13-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wildcats produce a 13-11-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Longhorns have gone 17-13 against the number.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Wildcats, most recently No. 51 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Longhorns, who rate No. 74 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-66 victory for the Wildcats.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas State's No. 114 nationally ranked offense (69.8 points per game) against a Longhorns defense that sits as the No. 146 at 65.4 PPG. The Wildcats have been averaging 44.1% from the field, more than the Longhorns have managed so far this season (41.6% on average).

Defensively, Texas features the nation's No. 243-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.2 points per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 104 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 70-57 winner as they battled TCU at home. They covered in the match as a 11-point favorite. Texas got 19 points from Julien Lewis en route to a 70-57 victory over TCU on Wednesday at Sprint Center.

Kansas State lost its last outing, a 76-70 result against Oklahoma State on March 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. The Wildcats got 22 points from Rodney McGruder, but it was Oklahoma State that prevailed in a 76-70 final on Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.