Sooners Host Jayhawks in Big 12 Showdown

Oklahoma Sooners

Sooners and Jayhawks Jockey for Top Spot in Conference

The 5th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks and the 12th-ranked Oklahoma Sooners will battle on Tuesday at Lloyd Noble Center. Tip-off is set for 7 pm EST and ESPN will telecast this Big 12 heavyweight showdown.

Oddsmakers opened the Jayhawks as -1-point favorites versus the Sooners, while the game’s total opened at 171. The line now shows Oklahoma as a 1-point favorite now. The total is at 171.5.

Sooners Trae Young Is the Cog

Oklahoma was a 83-81 loser in their most recent outing on the road against their rival the Oklahoma State Cowboys. They failed to cover the -2-point spread as favorites.

Trae Young chose the Sooners over the Jayhawks when he committed. But, there’s not much time to get caught up in the hype of playing Kansas. The only thing the players are thinking about are snapping out of the recent two-game skid the Sooners have. Young is chipping in 30.5 points per game.

Young scored 48 in the loss to Oklahoma State.

Kansas has Two Game Lead over Sooners in Big 12

Kansas won its last outing, a 70-67 result against the Baylor Bears on January 20. They failed to cover in that game as a -8-point favorite.

Kansas may not have the highly talented lottery picks that they have had in recent years, but the Jayhawks still are in control of the Big 12. They are in position to claim a 14th consecutive regular-season conference title. They have a two-game lead.

Point guard Devonte’ Graham averages nearly 10-assist per game average and makes the Kansas offense go. He’s also Kansas’ best defender and figures to draw the task of slowing Young most of the game.

Recent Form

NameRecordATSOffenseDefenseDiffATS HomeATS AwayOU RecordOU HomeOU Away
Power Stats
Assists Turnovers
Team Records

Kansas Jayhawks

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 108-23-25-05-51-44-182.2075.606.60
vs Conf5-12-13-03-30-33-080.0078.501.50

Oklahoma Sooners

NameRecordHomeAwayATSATS HomeATS AwayOffenseDefenseDiff
Last 108-25-03-25-43-12-390.6082.807.80
vs Conf4-23-01-23-32-11-286.8386.000.83


Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense84.212281.61253
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense79.803079.55251
Away Team Road Rebounds vs Home Team Home Rebounds Allowed34.2014837.00226
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense91.56269.79102
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense96.91272.4090
Home Team Home Rebounds vs Away Team Road Rebounds Allowed40.454039.20227

Head To Head Summary

TeamrecordATSO/UAVGAVG ½FG%REB3PTsteals

Head To Head Detail

DateAwayaway scoreHomehome scorelineATSTotalO/UFG% EdgeReb Edge3PT EdgeAway Half ScoreHome Half ScoreAway FG%Home FG%Away ReboundsHome ReboundsAway Three PointersHome Three PointersAway StealsHome Steals
Feb 27, 2017OKLA63KANSA73-14.5OKLA152UKANSAKANSAKANSA282834.95034374/149/19107
Jan 10, 2017KANSA81OKLA7012.5OKLA151.5UKANSAOKLAKANSA273640.337.7424412/275/1966
Feb 13, 2016KANSA76OKLA72-3KANSA156UKANSAKANSAKANSA383346.333.3383611/2610/3235
Jan 4, 2016OKLA106KANSA109-7OKLA159.5OKANSAKANSAOKLA444040.942.6556016/3311/2289
Mar 7, 2015KANSA73OKLA75-6KANSA142OOKLAPushOKLA303238.138.244445/156/1838
Jan 19, 2015OKLA78KANSA85-5.5KANSA138OKANSAKANSAKANSA32514048.336398/2510/1958
Feb 24, 2014OKLA75KANSA83-11OKLA154.5OKANSAKANSAKANSA334244.344.629406/147/1656
Jan 8, 2014KANSA90OKLA836KANSA158.5OKANSAKANSAKANSA504454.745.336228/166/1946
Feb 9, 2013KANSA66OKLA725.5OKLA135.5OKANSAPushOKLA343846.344.835355/157/2056
Jan 26, 2013OKLA54KANSA67-12.5KANSA136UKANSAKANSAKANSA212935.643.631413/127/1778

College Basketball Betting Trends

Team Last 5 Games

Kansas Jayhawks

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 20, 2018BAYLR70-67W-8144.5L/U40.3861.767H
Jan 15, 2018W.VA71-66W5.5156W/U44.0768.758A
Jan 13, 2018KANST73-72W-12.5150L/U48.9888.2410H
Jan 9, 2018IOWAS83-78W-16158.5L/O47.7638.4614H
Jan 6, 2018TCU88-84W-2160.5W/O50.9469.7011A

Oklahoma Sooners

DateOpponentscoreResultlineTotalATS Resultfield goal percentagefree throw percentagethree pointersLocation
Jan 20, 2018OKST81-83L-2167L/U34.1588.2410A
Jan 16, 2018KANST69-87L-2164L/U41.9476.927A
Jan 13, 2018TCU102-97W-6.5173.5L/O48.6159.0919H
Jan 9, 2018TEXTK75-65W-2.5162W/U40.9885.717H
Jan 6, 2018W.VA76-89L5.5173.5L/U43.1067.867A

Next up:
Kansas home to Texas A&M Saturday, January 27
Oklahoma at Alabama Saturday, January 27

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