Kansas vs. Texas - 2/3/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Texas Longhorns (14-7) at Kansas Jayhawks (18-3)
College Basketball: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Allen Fieldhouse)
The Line: Kansas Jayhawks -15 -- Over/Under: 128 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Texas Longhorns and the Kansas Jayhawks meet in Big 12 conference college basketball action from Allen Fieldhouse on Monday night.
The Texas Longhorns will look to build on back-to-back wins after a 72-68 win over Iowa State last time out. Jericho Sims, Courtney Ramey and Matt Coleman III each had a team-high 14 points with Sims shooting 7 of 8 with a team-high 9 rebounds while Ramey drilled a pair of threes and Coleman III shot 6 of 10 with a team-high 4 assists and 3 steals. Donovan Williams added 13 points with 3 threes and 4 rebounds to round out the group of double-digit scorers for Texas in the loss. Coleman III leads Texas in scoring and assists with an average of 12.3 points and 4.2 assists per game while Sims leads the Longhorns in rebounding with 8 rebounds per game this season. As a team, Texas is averaging 66.2 points per game on 44.1% shooting from the field, 34.6% from behind the arc and 65.3% from the foul line this season.
The Kansas Jayhawks will look to add to their current six-game winning streak after a 78-75 win over Texas Tech last time out. Devon Dotson led the Jayhawks with 21 points on 9 of 16 shooting with 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals while Marcus Garrett added 15 points with 3 assists and Isaiah Moss added 12 points. Ochai Agbaji added 11 points with 5 rebounds to finish off the scoring in double figures for Kansas in the win while Udoka Azubuike chipped in 5 points with a team-high 8 rebounds. Dotson leads Kansas in scoring with an average of 18.2 points per game while Azubuike leads the Jayhawks in rebounding with 9.4 rebounds per game and Garrett leads Kansas in assists with 4.5 assists per game this season. As a team, Kansas is averaging 76 points per game on 49% shooting from the field, 35.1% from behind the arc and 66.3% from the foul line this season.
Texas is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against a team with a winning record and 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games overall while the 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games following a win while the over is 5-2 in their last 7 Monday games. Kansas is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall while the under is 6-0 in their last 6 games following an ATS loss. The road team is 10-2 ATS in the last 12 meetings between these two teams.
This line is crazy and Texas is more than capable of keeping this one within the number given the talent on the roster. However, Texas is averaging just 59.8 points per game on the road while Kansas is outscoring teams by 14.5 points per game at home and putting up 77.6 points per game. I think this is just a bad spot for Texas as Kansas is just clicking right now, so I’ll lay the points with Kansas in this one.