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Kansas Has Had Oklahoma’s Number

The Kansas Jayhawks will host the Oklahoma Sooners Monday in one of the biggest games of the college basketball season thus far. The two teams are a combined 24-1 SU this season heading in into their clash, but Kansas has gotten the better of Oklahoma in their recent meetings. The Jayhawks are 7-1 SU and 6-2 ATS in their last eight games against the Sooners.

Shark Bites
  • Kansas is 38-12 SU in their last 50 games against Big 12 opponents.
  • Oklahoma is 2-6 SU and ATS in their last eight games as an underdog.
  • Ryan Spangler averaged 11 points and 10.5 rebounds in two games against Kansas last season.

Kansas has been backcourt oriented this season with Frank Mason III and Devonte Graham averaging 23.6 points and nine assists per game while shooting 46.3 percent from the floor. Since dropping their second game of the season to Michigan State, the Jayhawks are 12-0 SU with an average scoring margin of +22.7 points per game.

Buddy Hield has been one of the most prolific scorers in college basketball this season as the senior has averaged 24.7 points per game this season and has not scored less than 20 points in his past six outings. Though emphasis has been put on their scoring, Oklahoma’s rebounding has been great behind do-it-all center Ryan Spangler (11.1 points, 10.2 rebounds per game).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Oklahoma Sooners in this one, their betting line was listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Oklahoma Sooners vs Kansas Jayhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Oklahoma Sooners have watched them go 12-0 and 6-4 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Kansas Jayhawks are at 12-1 and 9-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Kansas Jayhawks are 5-6, while the Oklahoma Sooners have a 7-3 mark.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Kansas Jayhawks and the No. 9-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Oklahoma is ranked No. 8 in NCAA basketball at 43.5 per game. Contrast that with Kansas's No. 130 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kansas is the No. 38-ranked team in the country at 8.85 per game, while Oklahoma rates No. 13 at 10.08 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Oklahoma got 20 points and 20 rebounds from Ryan Spangler en route to a 87-83 victory over Iowa State on Saturday at Lloyd Noble Center.

Kansas cruised to victory on Saturday, running Baylor out of the gym and running up a 102-74 score at Allen Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Oklahoma is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Oklahoma is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma's last 6 games
  • Oklahoma is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Oklahoma

Next Betting Matchups

Oklahoma home to Kansas State, Saturday, January 9th
Kansas at Texas Tech, Saturday, January 9th