The Kansas Jayhawks (16-2 SU, 8-10 ATS) are 16-1 SU and 14-3 ATS in their last 17 home games against the Texas Tech Red Raiders (15-4, 12-7). Kansas’ home dominance over Texas Tech could make Kansas a popular Red Raiders vs Jayhawks prediction in Monday night’s matchup.
Kansas Vs Texas Tech Odds & Analysis
Betting action and Red Raiders vs Jayhawks predictions have been on the Jayhawks’ side leading up to this game as Kansas is now a 7-point home favorite after opening at Kansas -4.5. The total has also seen significant movement from its opening line of 141.5 points down to 138 points. The OVER is 8-3 in the last 11 games between the Jayhawks and Red Raiders.
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Kansas Has Won 16 Straight Games At Home
Ochai Agbaji scored 29 points and recorded seven rebounds in Kansas’ 78-75 road win over the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday. The senior guard is now averaging 20.4 points per game in 2021-22 and has been the focal point of this offense alongside fellow guard Christian Braun (15.3 points per game). Kansas improved to 4-0 SU over its last four games with the win but failed to cover the spread as a 6-point favorite, falling to 1-4 ATS over its last five games.
The Jayhawks had an eight-game winning streak snapped in a 75-67 loss to the Red Raiders in Texas Tech earlier this month. Now Kansas will try to get revenge at home, where the team is undefeated this season with an 8-0 SU and 4-4 ATS record. Kansas is 16-0 SU and 9-7 ATS over its last 16 home games.
Texas Tech Has Struggled On The Road This Season
The Red Raiders picked up another win and cover at home on Saturday in a 78-65 victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers. Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 23 points in the win and Kevin Obanor added 18 points. Texas Tech improved to 5-1 SU and ATS over its last six games with the win and is now 12-0 SU and 9-3 ATS in 12 home games this season.
Things have been less impressive on the road, where Texas Tech is 1-3 SU and 2-2 ATS in true road games and 2-1 SU and 1-2 ATS in neutral-site games. Interestingly enough, Texas Tech’s only road win of the season came against the then No. 1 Baylor Bears as 11.5-point underdogs earlier this month. Texas Tech will need to solve its road woes to cash in as a Red Raiders vs Jayhawks prediction in this one.
Red Raiders vs Jayhawks Pick & Insights
Red Raiders: Keys To Cover
Texas Tech has a balanced offensive attack averaging 73.9 points per game and the 11th-ranked defense in the nation that allows only 59.1 points per game. The Red Raiders’ strong defense will be the key to covering the spread and being a winning Red Raiders vs Jayhawks pick.
Jayhawks: Keys To Cover
The Jayhawks found their groove on offense with 42 points in the second half against Texas Tech earlier this month after scoring only 25 points in the first half. To win and cover as a Red Raiders vs Jayhawks prediction, Kansas needs to get off to a strong start to get the home crowd going and to get Texas Tech out of its comfort zone.
Odds Shark’s Computer Red Raiders vs Jayhawks Prediction: Red Raiders +7
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