The Kansas Jayhawks (14-1, 3-0 Big 12) will be attempting to build on a nine-game home winning streak when taking on the Oklahoma Sooners (10-5, 1-2 Big 12) on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at Allen Fieldhouse. It airs at 9:00 PM ET.
The Jayhawks square off against the Sooners in a game that Kansas is currently a sizable favorite by 10.5 points. The over/under for the game is 134.
Kansas vs. Oklahoma Odds
Point Spread for Kansas vs. Oklahoma
The spread for this matchup is set at 10.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Kansas as the favorite.
Kansas vs. Oklahoma Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Kansas has -596 odds to pick up the win, while Oklahoma is listed at +431 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 134 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- Location: Lawrence, Kansas
- Arena: Allen Fieldhouse
Kansas vs. Oklahoma Betting Trends
Against the spread, Kansas is 7-8-0 this year. The Jayhawks have been named as the favorite 13 times this year and have yet to lose any of those games. Kansas has hit the over in 60% of its opportunities this year (nine times in 15 games with a set point total).
Oklahoma has played 15 games, with eight wins, against the spread. The Sooners have gone 3-3 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 50% of those games). Oklahoma’s games this year have gone over the total in six of 15 opportunities (40%).
Kansas vs. Oklahoma Key Players to Watch
Jalen Wilson leads the Jayhawks with 20.2 points per game and 8.8 rebounds, while also putting up 2.8 assists. Gradey Dick posts 14.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. Defensively, he puts up 1.5 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Kevin McCullar averages 11.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2 assists per contest. At the other end, he puts up 2.6 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
Dajuan Harris paces his squad in assists per contest (6.3), and also posts 8.5 points and 2.3 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 2.1 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
Tanner Groves is averaging a team-high 7.2 rebounds per contest. And he is contributing 10.7 points and 1.9 assists, making 56.3% of his shots from the floor. The Sooners receive 9.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1 assists per game from Jalen Hill. Jacob Groves gets the Sooners 9.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest. He also posts 0.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Kansas Jayhawks
The Jayhawks are averaging 77.7 points per game (64th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while ceding 64.9 points per contest (70th-ranked). With 35.5 rebounds per game, Kansas ranks 49th in the country. It surrenders 31 rebounds per contest, which ranks 175th in college basketball.
With 8.2 three-pointers per game, Kansas is 106th in the nation. It owns a 38.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 32nd in college basketball. The Jayhawks are 174th in the country with 7.1 treys allowed per game this season. Meanwhile, they rank 104th with a 31.5% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.
The Jayhawks have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 9-1 overall over their past 10 contests. Kansas has hit the over in six of its last 10 games. In its last 10 games, Kansas has been scoring 76.4 points per contest, an average that’s slightly lower than the 77.7 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Kansas’ defense has been more stingy as of late, as the team has given up 63.6 points per game over its past 10 compared to the 64.9 points per game its opponents average this season.
What you need to know about the Oklahoma Sooners
The Sooners are 272nd in college basketball in points scored (68.3 per game) and 29th in points conceded (61.6). On the boards, Oklahoma is 319th in college basketball in rebounds (29.2 per game). It is 17th-best in rebounds conceded (27.4 per game).
Oklahoma is 201st in the country in 3-pointers made (7.3 per game) and 32nd in 3-point percentage (38.2%). Defensively, the Sooners are sixth-best in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded per game at 4.8. They are sixth-best in 3-point percentage conceded at 26.9%.
The Sooners have gone 6-4 in their past 10 contests, with a 6-4 record against the spread in that span. Oklahoma has hit the over in six of its last 10 games. In its past 10 games, Oklahoma is posting 70.1 points per game, 1.8 more than its season average (68.3). While the Sooners are giving up 61.6 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse in their previous 10 games, allowing 64.5 points per contest.
Kansas vs. Oklahoma Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this contest is Kansas, and we predict that Oklahoma will cover the spread (Kansas -10.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 134 points.
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