Texas vs Kansas: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 23, 2021

The No. 17 Kansas Jayhawks (17-7) are  underdogs as they look to build on a five-game win streak when they visit the No. 14 Texas Longhorns (13-6) on Tuesday, February 23 at Frank Erwin Center. The game airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 23, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Texas Betting Information

  • With a mark of 7-12, the Longhorns have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Longhorns have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2.5 points, going 3-8 this season.
  • In 63.2% of its games this season (12/19), Texas and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Longhorns fell 84-82 to West Virginia in their last contest on Saturday. Courtney Ramey put up a team-high 28 points in the loss. They were favored by 2.5 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 147 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Andrew Jones 18 15.6 4.7 2.1 1.1 0.1 2.1
Courtney Ramey 18 14.1 2.9 4.0 0.9 0.2 2.1
Matt Coleman III 19 13.1 3.6 4.2 1.2 0.1 1.6
Greg Brown III 18 10.8 7.6 0.3 0.7 1.1 1.4
Jericho Sims 18 8.2 6.8 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.0

Kansas Betting Information

  • With a 12-10-1 record ATS this season, Kansas has topped expectations.
  • The Jayhawks earn an 8-6 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • In 23 games this season, the Jayhawks have hit the over in 50% of their games.
  • The Jayhawks took down Texas Tech 67-61 and covered the spread as 2-point favorites, while falling short of the 134 point total in their most recent game on Saturday. David McCormack put up a team-high 17 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Kansas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ochai Agbaji 24 13.7 3.6 1.9 1.1 0.5 2.5
David McCormack 24 13.0 6.1 1.0 0.7 1.0 0.0
Jalen Wilson 24 12.7 8.0 2.1 0.3 0.2 1.5
Marcus Garrett 23 10.3 4.4 3.7 1.6 0.3 0.7
Christian Braun 24 10.3 5.1 1.9 1.3 0.4 2.0

Total Facts

  • In Texas’ matchups this season, the Longhorns and their opponents have eclipsed Tuesday’s point total of 139.5 points 14 times (73.7% of opportunities).
  • In Kansas’ games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Tuesday’s matchup over/under in 15 out of 24 matchups (62.5%).
  • The over/under for the game of 139.5 is 9.9 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Longhorns (75.7 points per game) and the Jayhawks (73.7 points per game).
  • This game’s point total is 5.0 fewer points than the 134.5 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Longhorns have seen a 144.2 average over/under in their games this season, 4.7 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Jayhawks games have a total points bet of 139.7 points this season, 0.2 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/2/2021 Kansas Kansas -4.5 138 -203 +167 Regular Season 84-59 TEXAS
2/3/2020 Kansas Kansas -14.5 132.5 -1638 +860 Regular Season 69-58 KANSAS
1/18/2020 Kansas Texas -6.5 128.5 -307 +233 Regular Season 66-57 KANSAS
1/29/2019 N/A Texas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-63 TEXAS
1/14/2019 N/A Kansas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-78 KANSAS

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