Kansas vs Oklahoma State Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Saturday, December 31, 2022

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The Kansas Jayhawks (11-1, 0-0 Big 12) will host the Oklahoma State Cowboys (8-4, 0-0 Big 12) after victories in eight straight home games. It starts at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 31, 2022.

The Jayhawks are currently healthy 10-point favorites over the Cowboys. The over/under is 138.5 points for the game.

Kansas vs. Oklahoma State Odds

Point Spread for Kansas vs. Oklahoma State

The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with oddsmakers listing Kansas as the favorite.

Kansas vs. Oklahoma State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Kansas has -547 odds to pick up the win, while Oklahoma State is listed at +402 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 138.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, December 31, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • Location: Lawrence, Kansas
  • Arena: Allen Fieldhouse

Kansas vs. Oklahoma State Betting Trends

Against the spread, Kansas is 5-7-0 this year. The Jayhawks have been listed as the favorite 10 times this season and have come away with a win in all of those games. Kansas’ games this year have gone over the total in eight out of 12 opportunities (66.7%).

Oklahoma State is 6-6-0 against the spread this season. The Cowboys have been listed as the moneyline underdog just two other times so far this season, and they lost both games. Oklahoma State’s games this season have eclipsed the over/under 41.7% of the time (five out of 12 games with a set point total).

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Kansas vs. Oklahoma State Key Players to Watch

Kansas

Jalen Wilson leads his team in both points (21.1) and rebounds (9) per game, and also averages 2.9 assists. At the other end, he puts up 1.1 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Kevin McCullar posts 11.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 2.7 steals and 0.8 blocked shots. Gradey Dick averages 15.4 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game, shooting 48.5% from the floor and 48.6% from downtown with 2.8 made 3-pointers per contest. Dajuan Harris paces the Jayhawks at 6.6 assists per game, while also putting up 2.3 rebounds and 7.7 points. He is eighth in the country in assists.

Oklahoma State

Moussa Cisse is the Cowboys’ top rebounder (10.8 per game), and he averages 8.6 points and 0.6 assists. Kalib Boone is averaging 9.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest, making 51.9% of his shots from the floor. The Cowboys receive 11.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game from Bryce Thompson.

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What you need to know about the Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas put together an 11-10-0 ATS record in conference play last year. With 78.8 points per game on offense, the Jayhawks are 52nd in college basketball. At the other end, they give up 64.3 points per contest, which ranks 74th in college basketball. Kansas is averaging 36 rebounds per game (50th-ranked in college basketball). It is giving up 31.6 rebounds per contest (213th-ranked).

With 7.5 treys per game, Kansas is 182nd in the nation. It owns a 35.9% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 96th in college basketball. The Jayhawks rank 119th in the country with 6.6 three-pointers allowed per game this season. Meanwhile, they rank 54th with a 29.6% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.

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What you need to know about the Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State’s conference games hit the over six out of 18 times last year. In 2022-23, the Cowboys are 188th in college basketball on offense (71.7 points scored per game) and 36th on defense (61.5 points conceded). On the glass, Oklahoma State is 28th in college basketball in rebounds (36.9 per game). It is 25th-best in rebounds allowed (27.3 per game).

Oklahoma State is 242nd in the country in 3-pointers made (6.9 per game) and 253rd in 3-point percentage (32.5%). In 2022-23 the Cowboys are 107th in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded (6.5 per game) and ninth-best in defensive 3-point percentage (26.9%).

Kansas vs. Oklahoma State Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Kansas, and we project that Oklahoma State will cover the spread (Kansas -10). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 138.5 points.

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How to bet Kansas vs. Oklahoma State

You can bet on Kansas vs. Oklahoma State 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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WRITTEN BY

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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