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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Kansas Jayhawks College Basketball Betting Preview

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Kansas and Texas Tech on Saturday, with the host Jayhawks trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Kansas Jayhawks as -11-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Kansas Jayhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas Jayhawks are 13-1 so far on the season, and 4-8 ATS vs the number. The Texas Tech Red Raiders, meanwhile, are 12-2 and 6-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Kansas go 7-5 and the Texas Tech Red Raiders go 7-4 on betting totals.

The Jayhawks - Red Raiders odds would favor the Jayhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas is rated No. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas Tech is at No. 39.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Texas Tech is ranked No. 158 in NCAA basketball at 36.5 per game. Contrast that with Kansas's No. 23 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kansas is the No. 63-ranked team in the country at 8.79 per game, while Texas Tech rates No. 194 at 6.57 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Raiders got 15 points from Zach Smith as Texas Tech ran past West Virginia 77-76 on Tuesday at United Supermarkets Arena.

Kansas earned a 90-88 victory over Kansas State on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Josh Jackson at Allen Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Texas Tech is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • Texas Tech is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas Tech's last 6 games on the road
  • Texas Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Kansas
  • Kansas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas's last 5 games
  • Kansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas Tech home to Kansas State, Tuesday, January 10th
Kansas at Oklahoma, Tuesday, January 10th