Kansas Jayhawks at Oklahoma Sooners Free Prediction 01/14/20

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A seven-game home winning streak is on the line for the Oklahoma Sooners (11-4, 2-1 Big 12) when they challenge the sixth-ranked Kansas Jayhawks (12-3, 2-1 Big 12) at Lloyd Noble Center. Action begins at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, and can be seen on ESPN.

Kansas Jayhawks vs. Oklahoma Sooners Betting Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last contest. The Sooners fell to the Iowa State Cyclones, 81-68, while the Jayhawks were defeated by the fourth-ranked Baylor Bears, 67-55.

Kansas did a great job of converting from the charity stripe (11-14; 78.6 percent) while Oklahoma did an excellent job of making free throws (17-24; 70.8 percent). Oklahoma rallied around Brady Manek, who had 17 points. Udoka Azubuike, meanwhile had a good outing for Kansas, contributing six points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks.

This series was highly competitive last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Sooners won the most recent game 81-68. Oklahoma’s 0.281 free throw rate was their largest strength over Kansas, who had a mark of 0.106. This will be the first game of the year between these two teams.

Oklahoma might have a tough time putting up points as they clash against one of the country’s best defenses. Kansas currently ranks 17th in defensive efficiency, while the Sooners rank 155th in offensive efficiency.

Kansas Jayhawks at Oklahoma Sooners ATS Pick

Free Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Kansas, ATS Winner – Oklahoma, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Kansas ranks 38th in rebounds allowed per game (31.7) while Oklahoma ranks 234th (38.1).
  • The Jayhawks rank 31st in steals per game (8.7) while the Sooners rank 137th (6.4).
  • Kansas ranks 37th in blocks per game (4.7) while Oklahoma ranks 83rd (3.7).
  • The Jayhawks rank 39th in assists per game (15.7) while the Sooners rank 214th (11.4).
  • Oklahoma averages 22.0 three pointers per game, which ranks 144th in the nation. Kansas ranks 263rd in three pointers allowed per game (26.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Jayhawks have scored an average of 64.2 points per game (13.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 57.0 points per game (4.4 below their season average).
  • The Sooners’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 4.4, down from 4.5 for the season.