The Kansas-Kansas State rivalry is called the Sunflower Showdown and it hasn’t been much of a rivalry in recent years as the No. 5 Jayhawks have dominated their little brother. Oddsmakers expect something similar on Monday with KU a solid NCAA Basketball odds favorite.
How to Bet Kansas at Kansas State NCAA Basketball Odds & Game InfoWhen: Monday, 9 PM ETWhere: Bramlage Coliseum, ManhattanTV: ESPNStream: WatchESPNRadio: Jayhawk IMG Radio Network (Kansas) / 610 AM (Kansas State)Opening NCAA Basketball Odds: Kansas -2
First MeetingOn Jan. 13, Kansas beat visiting Kansas Sate 73-72. It took 23 points from Devonte Graham and two go-ahead free throws from Malik Newman with 15 seconds left. Udoka Azubuike added 18 points and eight rebounds for the Jayhawks, who beat their Interstate 70 rival for the sixth straight time and 12th in a row at Allen Fieldhouse. KSU’s Barry Brown missed a 3-pointer as time expired. Dean Wade had 22 points to lead the Wildcats. Cartier Diarra added a career-high 18, though he was also whistled for a crucial technical foul, while Brown had 12 points, six assists and five rebounds. KSU was without one of its better players in guard Kamau Stokes due to injury. He’s still not back.Kansas has won six straight against Kansas State and leads the overall series 194-93. The Jayhawks have won 55 of the last 60 meeting dating back to 1994.
Latest NCAA Basketball Odds Trends
- Kansas is 2-4 ATS in the last 6 games
- Kansas is 6-1 SU in the last 7 games
- The total went UNDER in 4 of Kansas’s last 5 games
- Kansas State is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 games
- Kansas State is 5-1 SU in he last 6 games
- The total went UNDER in 4 of Kansas State’s last 5 games