Wichita State vs. Kansas Odds
OMAHA, NE (TheSpread) – No. 7 Wichita State is playing for respect today when it faces No. 2 Kansas in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament at 5:15PM ET on CBS.
Kansas is 27-8 on the seas, 7-2 on a neutral floor and 18-15-1 against the spread. Wichita State is 29-4 on the season, 4-2 on a neutral court and 16-14-1 against the spread. Wichita State advanced to today’s game with an 81-76 win over Indiana on Friday. Kansas earned a 75-56 win over New Mexico State in the second round to reach this game. These two have no recent meetings to consider.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Kansas is the slim favorite in this contest, as the Jayhawks are getting odds of -1.5 points against Wichita State. The over/under total in this one has been set at 134 points. This game is being played from the CenturyLink Center in Omaha.
Kansas has won three of its last four but is just 6-4 in its last 10 games. The Jayhawks have been even worse against the spread, going just 3-7 ATS in their last 10. Kansas has been strong with the under as of late, hitting it in four straight. Wichita State has won nine of its last 10, but is also struggling ATS as of late, failing to cover in its last three games. The Shockers have trended to the over, hitting it in six of its last nine games.