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NCAAB Kansas City vs Kansas Jayhawks Prediction 12/5/2023

The Kansas City Roos (3-5) travel to face off against the Kansas Jayhawks (7-1) on Tuesday, December 5th. This game will be played at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Kansas City Roos vs Kansas Jayhawks

The Kansas City Roos Are Coming Off A Win

As they head into their 9th game, Kansas City will face Kansas with a record of 3-5. In road games, the Roos are 0-3 while they are 1-2 at home. In terms of their ATS performance, Kansas City is sitting below the .500 mark with a 2-4 ATS record. On the road, Kansas City has gone 1-2 vs. the spread so far this season and holds a 4-6 ATS record in their last ten road games.

Kansas City’s games have, on average, featured 143.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-2-1. Their average over/under line is currently 138.2 points so far. In their most recent three games, the Roos’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 138 points per game.

The Kansas Jayhawks Are Coming Off A Win

After eight games, Kansas has a record of 7-1. In each of their eight games, the Jayhawks have been favored by the betting lines. Against the spread, Kansas has a current record of 4-4. In their previous five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Kansas have had an average of 144.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 146.4 points. Their over/under record is 3-5-0. The Jayhawks have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 133 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.

Kansas City Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Roos’ offense finished with 74 points, which is right in line with their current average of 72 points per contest. Leading Kansas City in scoring vs. Southeast Missouri State was Jamar Brown with his 19 points. Cameron Faas also added 16 points for the Roos.

Jamar Brown (G) 14.0 5.6 1.4
Anderson Kopp (G) 12.2 4.6 3.1
Cameron Faas (G) 10.4 4.4 1.9

Kansas Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Kansas offense tallied 69 points in a matchup against Connecticut. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50%, and they made 9 threes. Offensively, the Jayhawks have a season long field goal percentage of 53%, which is 21st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 77th in percentage and 234th in three-pointers made.

Hunter Dickinson (C) 20.9 12.2 2.0
Kevin McCullar Jr. (G) 18.5 7.0 5.1
KJ Adams Jr. (F) 11.8 3.6 2.5

Kansas City Team Defense

At present, the Roos’ defense is nationally ranked 99th, allowing 68.6 points per game. In today’s game, the Kansas City defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 44 points.

Kansas Team Defense

So far, the Jayhawks’ defense is ranked 49th in the country at 64.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Kansas’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.7% this season.

Roos vs Jayhawks Trends

  • Through their last ten road games, Kansas City has an ATS record of just 4-6. However, their overall record was 2-8 while averaging 60 points per game.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Jayhawks have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 4-6 vs. the spread. The team averaged 71 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Roos have a straight up record of 0-5 and an ATS mark of 1-4.
  • Against the spread, the Jayhawks have put together of 2-3 in their last five games as the betting favorite. In these same games, they went 4-1 straight up.

Roos vs Jayhawks Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Jayhawks vs. Jayhawks game, we suggest taking the Jayhawks at -27.5. Even though our predictions have the Jayhawks winning 78-66, we see the Roos as the better choice on the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 141.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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