Kansas vs Texas Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for February 6 (Trust the Stars to Ball Out in Big 12 Contest)

Kansas vs Texas Prediction, Odds & Best Bet for February 6 (Trust the Stars to Ball Out in Big 12 Contest)


Kansas vs Texas Game Info

  • 2022-23 NCAA Basketball Regular Season Game
  • No. 8 Kansas (18-5, 6-4 Big 12) vs. No. 10 Texas (19-4, 8-2 Big 12)
  • Date: Monday, February 6, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Allen Fieldhouse -- Lawrence, Kansas

The 2022-23 college basketball season continues on Monday with an exciting matchup between the No. 10 Texas Longhorns and No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks. Texas snuck past Kansas State by a final score of 69-66 on Saturday. Christian Bishop and Jabari Rice combined for a solid 28 points off the bench.

Meanwhile, Kansas couldn't keep up in a 68-53 loss to Iowa State in its most recent game. The Jayhawks shot just 38.6% from the floor and logged 20 turnovers. Jalen Wilson provided the lone highlights with his 26 points and 9 rebounds. Which Big 12 team will earn a valuable win on Monday?

Kansas vs Texas Odds & Spread

Kansas enters this contest as a noticeable home favorite on the moneyline and spread per FanDuel Sportsbook's odds. This 9 p.m. ET clash also features an over/under of 146.5 points, which is above average compared to Monday's projected totals.

Kansas vs Texas Betting Trends

  • Kansas has covered the spread nine times in 23 games.
  • As 3.5-point favorites or more, the Jayhawks are 5-10 against the spread.
  • Kansas has played 23 games this season, and 12 of them have gone over the total.
  • Texas is 10-13-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Longhorns don't have a win ATS (0-1) as a 3.5-point underdog or more this year.
  • Out of Texas' 23 games so far this season, 12 have hit the over.
Kansas Rank Kansas AVG Texas AVG Texas Rank
86th 75.6 Points Scored 79.4 29th
134th 68.0 Points Allowed 67.6 125th
56th 34.4 Rebounds 32.6 140th
125th 9.2 Off. Rebounds 9.0 148th
160th 7.6 3pt Made 7.0 230th
14th 16.8 Assists 16.6 16th
205th 12.3 Turnovers 11.5 122nd

Kansas vs Texas Prediction & Pick

Each of these teams have played 10 conference games, yet this is the first time Texas and Kansas are meeting head-to-head this season. The Longhorns sit alone atop the Big 12 after taking down three teams ranked in the AP Poll's top 15 over the last four games. They enter this matchup battle-tested.

Kansas has suffered a few hiccups, but returning home to Allen Fieldhouse should help get the team back on track. The Jayhawks have posted an average scoring margin of +12.1 at home this season and are holding opponents to 41.0% shooting percentage in those games. Getting stops will be key.

Kansas has won 10 of its last 11 home games against Texas, so back the Jayhawks in a close one.

Final Score Prediction: Kansas: 76 | Texas: 74

Kansas vs Texas Best Bet

The Big 12 may be the nation's best college basketball conference this season, which makes games like this one tough to call. Shifting gears to the point total is a much better option. Both Kansas and Texas are averaging over 76.5 points per game and shooting better than 46.0% during this campaign.

The total has hit the over in 10 of the Longhorns' last 15 games as well as in nine of their last 13 away games as a result. The over has also cashed in six of The Jayhawks' last seven Monday home games. Trust efficient scorers like Jalen Wilson and Marcus Carr to ball out in a high-scoring showdown.

Bet: Over 146.5 Points (-110)

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