Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas Jayhawks NCAAB Betting Prediction

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas Prediction 1/30/2024

The Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-11) travel to face off against the Kansas Jayhawks (16-4) on Tuesday, January 30th. This game will be played at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence and televised on ESPN. Oklahoma State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Kansas is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Iowa State. Tip-off is set for 9:00 ET.

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas Jayhawks

The Oklahoma State Cowboys Are Coming Off A Win

Today, the Oklahoma State Cowboys head to Kansas to take on the Jayhawks as 14.5-point underdogs. So far this season, the Cowboys have gone 9-11, including a 1-6 mark in Big 12 play.

Thus far, the Cowboys have gone 0-5 on the road, and they have lost their last five games away from home. On the season, Oklahoma State has been outscored by an average of 9.8 points per game on the road.

As the underdog this season, Oklahoma State has gone just 1-6 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark sits at 1-4 and their last 10 road games vs. the spread is just 2-7. Overall, the Cowboys are 6-13 vs. the spread this year.

This season, the over/under record for Oklahoma State games is 10-9 and today’s over/under line of 145.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (140.6). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

The Kansas Jayhawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their most recent game to Iowa State, the Jayhawks will look to bounce back and continue their perfect home record of 11-0. So far this season, Kansas has been favored in 19 of their 20 games, going 16-3 in those contests.

On the year, the Jayhawks are 16-4, including a 4-3 mark in Big 12 play. Their average scoring margin at home is +14.9, compared to +5.6 on the road. Currently, Kansas has won their last 11 games at home.

When looking at Kansas’ ATS record this season, they are currently 8-12. At home, their ATS record is 5-6. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Jayhawks have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Kansas is 10-10 and today’s over/under line of 145.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games (145.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 157 points compared to their season average of 147.3 points per game. Currently, their OU record over their last three games is 2-1 and their OU record over their last 10 games is 6-4.

Oklahoma State Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Oklahoma State offense tallied 70 points in a matchup against West Virginia. Their field goal percentage for the game was 40.4%, and they made 8 threes. Leading Oklahoma State in scoring vs. West Virginia was Brandon Garrison with his 20 points. Javon Small also added 15 points for the Cowboys.

Javon Small (G) 13.9 5.4 4.8
Bryce Thompson (G) 12.2 2.0 1.5
Eric Dailey Jr. (F) 10.1 5.2 1.9

Kansas Offense Breakdown

The Jayhawks’ offense finished with 75 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 79 points per contest. Offensively, the Jayhawks have a season long field goal percentage of 50%, which is 18th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 122nd in percentage and 299th in three-pointers made.

Kevin McCullar Jr. (G) 19.8 6.3 4.7
Hunter Dickinson (C) 18.9 11.2 2.0
KJ Adams Jr. (F) 12.6 4.8 3.1

Oklahoma State Team Defense

Currently, the Cowboys’ defense holds the 107th rank in the nation, allowing 69.4 points per game. The Oklahoma State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 66 points and allowed West Virginia to connect on 8 threes.

Kansas Team Defense

Currently, the Jayhawks’ defense holds the 91st rank in the nation, allowing 68.3 points per game. Against Iowa State in their most recent game, the Kansas defense gave up a total of 79 points while allowing Iowa State to hit 45% of their shots.

Cowboys vs Jayhawks Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Oklahoma State has an ATS record of 1-3 while averaging 64 per game. The team went 1-4 overall in these games.
  • Kansas has a 2-3 record in their last five home games. In this stretch, they averaged 79 points per game while allowing 73. The team also performed well vs the spread at 3-2.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Cowboys have a straight up record of 0-3 and an ATS mark of 1-2.
  • Over the team’s last three games as the favorite, the Jayhawks struggled vs the spread going just 1-2. However, they still had a straight up mark of 2-1.

Cowboys vs Jayhawks Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Jayhawks vs. Cowboys matchup, our bet is to grab the Cowboys at +14.5. Even though our projections have the Jayhawks winning 75-69, we see the Cowboys as the play on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 145.5, and our model predicts the Cowboys and Jayhawks to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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