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Kansas Jayhawks visit Texas Tech Red Raiders in NCAAB hoops battle

Kansas JayhawksTexas Tech Red Raiders
Jan 11, 9:00 PM | United Spirit Arena

Kansas Jayhawks vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Odds


Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Kansas when they take on the Red Raiders on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.

The Red Raiders sport records of 7-7 and 2-7-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Jayhawks have 12-3 and 8-6 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-7 for the Red Raiders and 4-10 for the Jayhawks.

View Kansas vs Texas Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Red Raiders are listed as 14.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 171-ranked Red Raiders and the No. 9-rated Jayhawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 83-68 win for the Jayhawks on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas Tech has the nation's No. 211-rated offensive output, at 66.6 PPG. The visiting Jayhawks defense ranks No. 28 allowing on average 59.2 PPG. The Red Raiders FG% has averaged 48.4% so far, more than the Jayhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 48% per game.

Defensively, Kansas features the nation's No. 38-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.8 points per game. Texas Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 160 nationally in scoring at home.

Kansas was a 72-61 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Oklahoma. They covered the 7–point spread as favorites. The Jayhawks got a terrific 28-point effort from Travis Releford as Kansas defeated Oklahoma 72-61 on Saturday at Lloyd Noble Center.

Texas Tech lost its last outing, a 73-60 result against Baylor on January 7. They earned a push in that game as a 13-point underdog. Texas Tech got 13 points from Javarez Willis but lost anyway, 73-60, to Baylor on Saturday at United Spirit Arena.

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Iowa State are 9-1
After playing Oklahoma are 9-1
After a win are 8-2

Texas Tech Red Raiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas A&M are 3-7
After playing Baylor are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Jayhawks at Red Raiders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas's last 5 games on the road
Kansas is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Kansas is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Kansas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas Tech
Texas Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Texas Tech is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Kansas
Texas Tech is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas

Next up:
Kansas home to Iowa State, Saturday, January 14
Texas Tech at Texas A&M, Saturday, January 14