Oklahoma Sooners vs Kansas State Wildcats NCAAB Betting Prediction

Oklahoma Sooners vs Kansas State Prediction 1/30/2024

The Oklahoma Sooners (15-5) travel to face off against the Kansas State Wildcats (14-6) on Tuesday, January 30th. This game will be played at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan and televised on ESPN+. Both Oklahoma and Kansas State will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

Oklahoma Sooners vs Kansas State Wildcats

The Oklahoma Sooners Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their last game against Texas Tech by a score of 85-84, Oklahoma is 15-5 overall and 3-4 in the Big 12. So far, they have gone 12-1 in non-conference games compared to 3-4 in conference games. On the road, the Sooners are 2-2, and they have gone 3-7 in their last ten road games.

As the underdog, Oklahoma has gone 2-3 this season, and their average scoring margin on the road is -1.2. For the year, they have been the underdog in five games and the favorite in 15.

As the underdog this season, Oklahoma has gone 2-3 vs. the spread and they are 11-9 overall. On the road, the Sooners are 2-2 ATS this year and their last 10 road ATS mark is 4-6. In their last 3 games as the underdog, Oklahoma is 1-2 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Oklahoma games is 10-10. Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (144.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points.

The Kansas State Wildcats Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Through 20 games this season, Kansas State is 14-6 overall and 4-3 in Big 12 play. The Wildcats have lost two straight games, and their record at home is 10-2 compared to 4-4 on the road.

As for their opponent, Oklahoma, they come into this game with a 3-5 record when they are the underdog. So far this season, the Sooners have played eight games where they were the underdog.

When looking at Kansas State’s ATS record this season, they are currently sitting at .500 with a mark of 10-10. At home, their ATS record is 5-7 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 5-5.

So far this season, the over/under record for Kansas State games is 9-11. On average, their games have finished with 141.2 points compared to an average over/under line of 144.6, resulting in an average margin of -3.5 points. Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year and their last three games have had an average scoring total of 135 points.

Oklahoma Offense Breakdown

Oklahoma’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 84 points vs. Texas Tech. Overall, they hit 47.5% of their shots from the field and went 15/24 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Sooners was Rivaldo Soares with 19 points, while Otega Oweh also added 14 to the scoreboard.

Javian McCollum (G) 14.2 2.9 3.9
Otega Oweh (G) 13.8 4.3 1.1
Jalon Moore (F) 9.6 5.6 0.5

Kansas State Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Kansas State offense ended with 52 points against Houston. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 40.4% and made 7 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Cam Carter who comes into today’s matchup averaging 16.3. Arthur Kaluma also heads into the game with a PPG average of 15.

Cam Carter (G) 16.3 4.7 2.8
Arthur Kaluma (F) 15.0 7.3 1.9
Tylor Perry (G) 13.9 2.9 5.0

Oklahoma Team Defense

So far this season, the Oklahoma defense has been performing well, ranking 56th in the country at 66.6 points allowed per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Oklahoma’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 28.3% this season.

Kansas State Team Defense

At this time, the Wildcats’ defense is positioned 89th in the country, permitting 68.2 points per game. So far, the Kansas State defense is giving up an average of 10.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14.2 times per game (698th).

Sooners vs Wildcats Trends

  • Although Oklahoma has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-2. The team averaged 68 points per game in these games.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Kansas State has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 65 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Sooners have a straight up record of 2-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Wildcats have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 5-0.

Sooners vs Wildcats Prediction

Not only do we have the Wildcats winning this one by a score of 76-68, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Wildcats at -1.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 137.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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