The Longhorns are coming off a tough 72-67 overtime win against Texas A&M on Saturday while Kansas State won at Colorado.
Those that bet on college basketball will notice that Texas is one of two unbeaten teams in the country with Kentucky being the other.
College basketball betting is very close on this matchup between two Top 15 teams. The Wildcats are no slouch and they could hand Texas their first loss of the year. Kansas State is 15-2 overall and 10-0 at home. They are also 5-0 vs. the pointspread at home this season in their lined games. This is a tough week for Texas as they also have to play at Connecticut on Saturday. Texas is 17-0 for the first time since the 1932-33 season and just the third time in school history. Texas started the Big 12-0 season with a 3-0 mark for the first time since the 2006-07 season.
Texas didn’t cover in their win against A&M in their last game and that has been a problem for those taking the Longhorns when they bet on college basketball. The Longhorns are 6-20-2 vs. the college basketball betting line in their last 28 vs. the Big 12. Texas has also struggled on the road as they are 2-8-1 vs. the college basketball betting point spread in their last 11 road games. And Texas has struggled at Kansas State as they are 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 college basketball betting meetings.
Kansas State has been very good pretty much everywhere lately for those that bet on college basketball. The Wildcats are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Wildcats are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games. The one concern for those taking Kansas State as they bet on college basketball is that the Wildcats are 6-18-3 ATS in their last 27 vs. the Big 12.
The last four Texas road games have gone over the college basketball betting total. Five of the last Texas games overall have gone over. Kansas State has also been a team that goes over the college basketball betting number. Eight of their last eleven games have gone over. In this series though, three of the last four at Kansas State have gone under the total.