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Kansas Giving Bettors Headaches

Despite being one of the best teams in the country, the Kansas Jayhawks have been pretty porous for bettors lately. Kansas is just 1-5 ATS in their past six games, including dropping their past four for bettors. The Jayhawks will be taking on the Iowa State Cyclones Monday, a team they have only covered against once in their past four meetings.

Shark Bites
  • Kansas is 19-4 SU in their last 23 games against Iowa State.
  • Iowa State is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games in January.
  • Iowa State has allowed just 66.7 points per game over their past three games.

Kansas has struggled on the road as they have dropped their past two games away from Allen Fieldhouse by a combined 30 points. These two teams last met in the Big 12 Championship last season and the Jayhawks offense stalled with three of their starters failing to score double-digit points including Perry Ellis.

Georges Naing is second in the Big 12 in points per game with the senior knocking down 19.3 points per game on 52.8 percent shooting. The Cyclones enter the game on a three-game winning streak that included a victory over the No.1 ranked Oklahoma Sooners.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Iowa State Cyclones to cover the point spread in this one found them as -1-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Kansas Jayhawks vs Iowa State Cyclones Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Iowa State Cyclones sport a record of 15-4 and 9-6-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Kansas Jayhawks have 16-3 and 10-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-9 for the Iowa State Cyclones and 7-9-1 for the Kansas Jayhawks.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 107 (Iowa State) and the No. 5 (Kansas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Iowa State's No. 9-ranked scoring average of 84.37 PPG, against a Kansas Jayhawks defense rated No. 103 and allowing 68.42 PPG. The Iowa State Cyclones FG% has averaged 50.24% to date this season, more than the Kansas Jayhawks shooters have managed so far (48.5% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Perry Ellis scored 26 points leading the Jayhawks to a 76-67 victory over Texas at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.

The Cyclones got 18 points from Monte Morris as Iowa State ran past TCU 73-60 on Saturday at TCU Recreation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
  • Kansas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Iowa State is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 6 games
  • Iowa State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Iowa State is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games when playing Kansas

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas home to Kentucky, Saturday, January 30th
Iowa State at Texas A&M, Saturday, January 30th