Arkansas vs. Kansas Prediction & Odds
Despite throttling Howard in the opening round, 1-seed Kansas is only laying three points against 8-seed Arkansas in the second round of the tournament.
Will the Jayhawks cover or is there a better bet on the board?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
809 Arkansas Razorbacks (+3.5) vs. 810 Kansas Jayhawks (-3.5); o/u 143.5
5:15 p.m. ET, Saturday, March 18, 2023
Wells Fargo Arena (IA), Des Moines, IA
Arkansas vs. Kansas Public Betting Information
Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 67% of public bettors are currently backing Kansas when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.
Kansas Jayhawks Notes
Jalen Wilson contributed 20 points (8-16 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 2-2 FT) and seven rebounds in 33 minutes during Thursday's 96-68 win over Howard. It was a pretty standard day at the office for the AP All-American First-Teamer. Wilson led all scorers in this first round win as Kansas looks to defend their title. Wilson has scored at least 20 points in his last six games and will hope to continue that streak in their second round matchup.
NC State vs. Creighton CBB Betting Trends
Under is 4-0 in Razorbacks last 4 NCAA Tournament games
Over is 4-1 in Razorbacks last 5 games following a straight up win
Under is 6-0 in Jayhawks last 6 games following a straight up win
Under is 7-1 in Jayhawks last 8 overall
NC State vs. Creighton CBB Prediction:
The Jayhawks are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games following an ATS win, are 6-2 against the number in their last eight games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600 and are 5-1 at the betting window in their last six games following a win of more than 20 points. On the other side, the Razorbacks are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven NCAA tournament games.
CBB BETTING PREDICTION: KANSAS JAYHAWKS -3.5