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Texas Longhorns vs Kansas Jayhawks College Basketball Betting Preview

The Kansas Jayhawks will be trying to slam the Texas Longhorns on Saturday when the teams tip off at Allen Fieldhouse in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Longhorns opened as 10.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Texas Longhorns vs Kansas Jayhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 15-3 and 10-6 ATS Kansas Jayhawks will face the 12-6 Texas Longhorns, who own a 6-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Kansas Jayhawks are 7-9 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Texas Longhorns are 9-8.

The Jayhawks - Longhorns odds would favor the Jayhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 108.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas has the nation's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 84.78 PPG. The visiting Texas Longhorns defense ranks No. 95 allowing on average 68 PPG. The Jayhawks FG% has averaged 48.96% so far, more than the Kansas Longhorns marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.68% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Javan Felix scored 17 points leading the Longhorns to a 56-49 victory over West Virginia at WVU Colliseum on Wednesday.

The Jayhawks endured a 86-67 loss at the hands of the Cowboys on Tuesday, despite a 14-point effort from Frank Mason at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas's last 9 games
  • Kansas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to TCU, Tuesday, January 26th
Kansas at Iowa State, Monday, January 25th