Kansas State vs. Kansas Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Kansas as an 8.5-point favorite versus Kansas State, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 132 points. The Wildcats enter play with a 19-4 record and 8-2 in the Big 12, while the Jayhawks are 19-4 overall and 7-3 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: Kansas opened as 9-point favorites but the spread has been bet down to 8.5 or 8 at most online sports books. The total, meanwhile, opened at 129 and has been bet up to 132 or 131.5 depending on the book.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 62% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Kansas State. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Kansas. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Wildcats are just 7-23 against the spread in their last 30 games versus the Jayhawks, who are 6-0 against the number in their last six meetings with K-State. The favorite is also 23-7 against the number in the last 30 meetings between these two teams while the home squad is 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
Continuing with the trends, the Wildcats are just 2-7-1 against the spread in their last 10 road games and 2-6-1 ATS in their last nine road games versus a team with a winning home record. The Jayhawks are 12-5-1 ATS in their last 18 games following a straight up loss and 19-9 in their last Monday games. Kansas has also won 45 of the last 48 meetings with Kansas State and is 156-8 at home during Bill Self’s 10-season tenure. Look for the Jayhawks to continue to own the Wildcats with a victory tonight.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: KANSAS STATE -8.5