New Mexico St. vs. Kansas Odds
OMAHA, NE (TheSpread) – No. 2 Kansas looks to avoid a major upset in the NCAA Tournament today when it faces No. 15 New Mexico State in the Midwest Region at 12:15PM ET on CBS.
Kansas is 26-8 on the season, 6-2 on a neutral floor and 17-15-1 against the spread. New Mexico State is 23-10 on the year, 2-0 on a neutral floor and 8-5 against the spread. New Mexico State is making its 19th NCAA Tournament appearance as the winner of the WAC. Kansas is making its 43rd March Madness appearance as an at-large bid out of the Big 12. These two last met in 2008 with Kansas getting a 100-79 victory.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kansas is favored in this game, but not by an overwhelming about. The Jayhawks are getting odds of -10.5 points against New Mexico State. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 132 points. This game is being played from the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.
New Mexico State has won 13 straight coming into today’s contest. The Aggies have only had their last two games lined and they are 1-1 against the spread while splitting the over/under total. Kansas is coming off a loss to Iowa State in the Big 12 Tournament final. The Jayhawks are just 2-7 against the spread in their last nine while hitting the under in three straight.