Kansas vs Indiana Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Saturday, December 17, 2022

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The Kansas Jayhawks (9-1) will try to extend a three-game winning run when hosting the Indiana Hoosiers (8-2) on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Allen Fieldhouse. It airs at 12:00 PM ET.

The Jayhawks are currently 5.5-point favorites against the Hoosiers. The matchup’s over/under is 142.5.

Kansas vs. Indiana Odds

Point Spread for Kansas vs. Indiana

The spread for this matchup is set at 5.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Kansas as the favorite.

Kansas vs. Indiana Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Kansas has -234 odds to pick up the win, while Indiana is listed at +191 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 142.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • Location: Lawrence, Kansas
  • Arena: Allen Fieldhouse

Kansas vs. Indiana Betting Trends

Against the spread, Kansas is 4-6-0 this year. The Jayhawks have been listed as the favorite eight times this season and have come away with a win in all of those games. Kansas’ games this year have hit the over seven times in 10 opportunities (70%).

Indiana is 6-3-1 against the spread this year. The Hoosiers have been listed as the moneyline underdog only one other time so far this season, a game they lost. Indiana’s games this year have eclipsed the over/under 60% of the time (six out of 10 games with a set point total).

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Kansas vs. Indiana Key Players to Watch


Jalen Wilson paces his team in both points (22.1) and rebounds (9.4) per contest, and also posts 3.2 assists. Defensively, he puts up 1.0 steal and 0.3 blocked shots. Gradey Dick posts 15.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest. At the other end, he delivers 1.2 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Kevin McCullar is posting 11.8 points, 2.1 assists and 7.2 rebounds per contest.
Dajuan Harris paces his team in assists per contest (6.5), and also posts 7.8 points and 2.5 rebounds. Defensively, he posts 2.3 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.


Trayce Jackson-Davis tops the Hoosiers in scoring (16.8 points per game) and rebounding (8.4), and produces 3.0 assists. He also puts up 0.8 steals and 2.0 blocked shots. Xavier Johnson is the Hoosiers’ top assist man (5.2 per game), and he puts up 10.9 points and 3.5 rebounds. Race Thompson is putting up 7.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest, making 44.8% of his shots from the field. Malik Reneau is putting up 7.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest, making 57.6% of his shots from the field.

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What you need to know about the Kansas Jayhawks

On offense, the Jayhawks are posting 79.4 points per game (59th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing 65.6 points per contest on defense (106th-ranked). Kansas ranks 54th in college basketball with 36.0 rebounds per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 242nd with 32.3 rebounds allowed per contest.

Kansas ranks 144th in the nation with 7.9 three-pointers per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 82nd with a 36.7% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Jayhawks are 117th in the country with 6.6 treys allowed per game this year. Meanwhile, they rank 53rd with a 29.2% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.

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What you need to know about the Indiana Hoosiers

In 2022-23, the Hoosiers are 35th in the country on offense (81.4 points scored per game) and 72nd defensively (63.8 points allowed). In 2022-23, Indiana is 98th in the country in rebounds (34.4 per game) and 132nd in rebounds conceded (30.1).

With 7.1 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 36.4% from downtown, Indiana is 228th and 93rd in the nation, respectively, in those categories. In 2022-23, the Hoosiers are 153rd in the country in 3-pointers allowed (6.9 per game) and 69th in defensive 3-point percentage (30.0%).

Kansas vs. Indiana Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this game is Kansas, and we expect that Indiana will cover the spread (Kansas -5.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 142.5 points.

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How to bet Kansas vs. Indiana

You can bet on Kansas vs. Indiana at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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