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Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Raiders College Basketball Betting Preview

United Supermarkets Arena features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Texas Tech Red Raiders and the visiting Kansas Jayhawks in college hoops betting odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Texas Tech Red Raiders betting line as 7-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas Jayhawks will look to cover the spread vs the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, as the Jayhawks are 9-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Red Raiders are 9-2 ATS. Kansas is 6-6 against the total, while Texas Tech is 6-5 versus the total betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 80-rated Texas Tech Red Raiders and the No. 4-ranked Kansas Jayhawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Tech's No. 108 nationally ranked offense (76.15 points per game) against a Kansas Jayhawks defense that sits as the No. 100 at 67.93 PPG. The Texas Tech Red Raiders have been averaging 46.13% from the field, less than the Jayhawks have managed so far this season (50.62% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas got 27 points and 27 rebounds from Perry Ellis en route to a 109-106 victory over Oklahoma on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.

The Red Raiders endured a 76-69 loss at the hands of the Cyclones on Wednesday, despite a 14-point effort from Justin Gray at Hilton Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas's last 6 games on the road
  • Texas Tech is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Texas Tech is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Kansas
  • Texas Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas at West Virginia, Tuesday, January 12th
Texas Tech at Kansas State, Tuesday, January 12th