Check out our free Kansas vs Oklahoma State pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Stillwater. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

Kansas vs Oklahoma State Pick & Preview: Tuesday, February 14th Betting Odds

Jayhawks vs Cowboys Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Kansas Jayhawks at Oklahoma State Cowboys
  • Where: Stillwater at Gallagher-Iba Arena
  • Date: Tuesday, February 14th
  • Betting Odds: Kansas -2, KAN -135 | OKST +111 O/U 138.5

Jayhawks Preview:

Kansas heads into this matchup having played 25 games and have an overall record sitting at 20-5. On the road, the Jayhawks will be playing their 10th game of the season, having gone 6-4. So far, the Jayhawks have been favored 21 times, going 18-3 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Kansas as -2 point favorites.

Jalen Wilson comes into today’s game as the Jayhawks’ leading scorer at 20.6 points per contest. Not only has Wilson been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Kansas’ top rebounder at 8.32 boards per contest. Behind Wilson, the team has benefited from the strong play of Gradey Dick, who is second on the team in scoring at 14.2 points per game. Overall, he has hit 45.5% of his shots and is adding 4.96 boards per game.

So far this season, Kansas has put together a strong scoring offense at 78.6 points per game (31st). This strong figure has come despite the Jayhawks playing at a slow tempo compared to other schools. For the season, they have hit 35.5% of their shots from outside, which is closer to the NCAA average. Kansas’ overall field goal percentage currently sits at 48.1%

Cowboys Preview:

Through 25 games, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have an overall record of 16-9. So far this season, Oklahoma State has played 14 games at home, sitting with a record of 12-2. For the season, Oklahoma State has been the underdog in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 2-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Cowboys being +2 point underdogs.

Oklahoma State’s leading scorer this season is Kalib Boone, who is averaging 11.88 points per contest. So far, Boone has accounted for 17.17% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.48 rebounds per game and 1.28 assists. Bryce Thompson is the second leading scorer for the Cowboys, averaging 11.24 points per game. Between him and Thompson, they are accounting for 33.4% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Oklahoma State this season, as they are currently ranked 294th in college basketball at 68.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Cowboys’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 29.5%, placing them 480th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Kansas Jayhawks -2

Leading into this matchup, the Kansas Jayhawks are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -2. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Jayhawks’ shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Kansas has a field goal percentage of 48.1, good for 33rd in college basketball. In addition, look for the team to add to their trend of covering the spread on the road. Over their last 10 road matchups, they are 6-4 vs the spread.