Oklahoma at Kansas 1/2/19 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Kansas Jayhawks vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date & Time: 1/3/2019, 2:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: KU -10 Total 149.5
TV Channel: ESPN 2

Two teams ranked in the top 25 meet on Wednesday when the No. 25 ranked Oklahoma Sooners visit Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas to play the No. 5 ranked Kansas Jayhawks. The Sooners improved to 11-1 on the season with a 76-69 overtime win over Northwestern. The Sooners’ Kristian Doolittle scored three consecutive baskets during overtime helping Oklahoma defeat the Wildcats.

Kansas improved to 11-1 on the season following its 87-63 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday. Udoka Azubuike returned from an ankle injury and scored 23 points while grabbing nine rebounds to lead the Jayhawks to the win.
Christian James leads the Sooners in scoring with an average of 17.9 points per game. Brady Manek is the leader in rebounding with an average of 7.5 rebounds per game. Aaron Calixte leads the Sooners in assists with an average of 3.3 per game. The Sooners are shooting 46.1% from the field and 36.9% from 3-point territory.

Dedric Lawson leads Kansas in scoring and rebounding and is second in assists with averages of 19.6 points, 10.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. Devon Dotson leads Kansas in assists with an average of 3.1 per game. Kansas is shooting 48.7% from the field and 35.7% from 3-point territory.

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Betting Trends

Oklahoma is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 on the road

The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the Sooners last 11

Kansas is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 versus Big 12 opponents

The OVER has cashed in 18 of the Jayhawks last 26

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Oklahoma Sooners +10

Oklahoma has an outstanding squad this season. The Sooners have covered the number in 10 of the last 12 overall, 4 of the last 5 on the road and each of the last 6 following a win straight up. Kansas has big man Udoka Azubuike back in the lineup. Azubuike will be the difference-maker in a win and loss straight up for Kansas, but the Sooners will cover. Final Score Prediction, Kansas Jayhawks win but fall short ATS 79-73.

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