Texas A&M vs. Kansas Prediction
Are the Kansas Jayhawks a good bet to cover the point spread Saturday afternoon when they host the Texas A&M Aggies at 4:30 p.m. ET?
Who Oddsmakers Like: Kansas. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Jayhawks are 7-point home favorites to beat the Aggies, who opened as 8-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, hit the board at 143.5 but was bet up to 144.
Who Public Bettors Like: Kansas. As of Saturday morning, 72% of betting tickets wagered online are on the Jayhawks to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 60% of the online betting tickets are also on the over.
Who We Like: Kansas. The Jayhawks are 11-5 against the spread in their last 16 non-conference games, are 5-2-1 against the number in their last eight games coming off a loss, and have covered in five of their last six home games when facing an opponent with a losing road record.
On the other side, the Aggies are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, have failed to cover in six of their last eight games overall, and are just 1-6 at the betting window in their last seven games coming off a loss. They're also 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games when facing an opponent with a winning home record.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: KANSAS JAYHAWKS -7