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Kansas State Wildcats vs Kansas Jayhawks NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Kansas Jayhawks will hit the floor running against the away Kansas State Wildcats Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Kansas Jayhawks betting line as -12.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Kansas State Wildcats vs Kansas Jayhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas Jayhawks sport a record of 13-3 and 9-6 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Kansas State Wildcats have 12-4 and 4-9 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-7 for the Kansas Jayhawks and 6-7 for the Kansas State Wildcats.

The Kansas Jayhawks sit at No. 70 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas State Wildcats sit at No. 119 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Kansas's No. 13-ranked scoring average of 86.62 PPG, against a Kansas State Wildcats defense rated No. 42 and allowing 65.94 PPG. The Kansas Jayhawks FG% has averaged 51.07% to date this season, more than the Kansas State Wildcats shooters have managed so far (48.09% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Wildcats used a 38-point performance from Barry Brown to help Kansas State smack Oklahoma State 86-82 on Wednesday at Bramlage Coliseum.

Malik Newman scored 27 points leading the Jayhawks to a 83-78 victory over Iowa State at Allen Fieldhouse on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Kansas State is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
  • Kansas State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Kansas
  • Kansas State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas
  • Kansas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas's last 6 games
  • Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas State home to Oklahoma, Tuesday, January 16th
Kansas at West Virginia, Monday, January 15th