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Kansas Jayhawks at Kansas State Wildcats Betting Pick – Feb 5, 2024

The Kansas Jayhawks are on the road at the Kansas State Wildcats in a huge Big 12 showdown on Monday. The Kansas Jayhawks come into the game second in the conference standings. On the season, the Jayhawks are 18-4 on the season. The Jayhawks are coming off a massive home win over the Houston Cougars on Saturday. Kansas has won back to back games, and 7 out of their last 10 games.

For the Wildcats, they are 14-8 on the season. Kansas State has dropped four straight games, and are 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Wildcats are coming off a road loss at Oklahoma State on Saturday.

The Kansas Jayhawks are -5.5 on the road here. The total is listed at 143.5.

Road Kansas Jayhawks

Bill Self, and his Kansas Jayhawks made quick and easy work of the Houston Cougars in their first meeting as Big 12 rivals. The Jayhawks used four guys scoring in double digits in the win. Hunter Dickinson, the transfer from Michigan led the charge with 20 points and 8 rebounds in the win.

Kevin McCulllar is the top scorer on the season for the Jayhawks. He is averaging just shy of 20 points per game. McCullar missed the game against Oklahoma State, but returned and was solid in the win over Houston. K.J. Adams is third on the team, as he is scoring 12.6 points per game.

Kansas will host the Baylor Bears on Saturday, and then go on the road for back to back games. The first of the road games is at Texas Tech, and then they will head out to Norman Oklahoma to take on the Sooners.

Home Kansas State Wildcats

Jerome Tang and the Kansas State Wildcats have lost games at Iowa State, Houston, and Oklahoma State, and also a home loss to Oklahoma. In the four game losing streak, the Wildcats lost three of the four by double digits. The back to back losses to Houston and Oklahoma saw them score just 52.5 points per game.

Kansas State is led bin scoring by Cam Carter, with 15.8 points per game, while Tylor Perry is at 14.6 and Arhur Kaluma is scoring 14.4 points per game. The Wildcats as a team are scoring 72 points per game.

The Wildcats will go back on the road after this game. Kansas State will make their first Big 12 trip to Brigham Young on Saturday, before heading back home the next week to host TCU. A trip to Texas will follow for the Wildcats.

Great Battle in Manhattan

When these two rivals get together, you just never know what is going to happen. Kansas State is going to be ready to attack the Jayhawks, but Kansas, with a chance to get to the top of the Big 12 Conference knows they need to kick a struggling Wildcats team while they are down. Look for a fun game, with a close ending. Kansas wins in the end, but just barely. The Wildcats cover the +5.5 over the Kansas Jayhawks.

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