Kansas at Oklahoma State Pick & Analysis

by | Last updated Feb 14, 2023 | cbb

Kansas (20-5 SU 11-14 ATS) vs. Oklahoma State (16-9 SU 15-10 ATS)
When: Tuesday, February 14th: 9:00 ET
Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena Stillwater, OK
Point Spread: KU -2/OSU +2 (Bet it FREE! Deposit $100 and get $100 FREE when you use bonus promo code PREDICT100 at MyBookie Sportsbook!)
Total: 140.5
Money Line: Kan -135/Okl. St. +111

The Kansas Jayhawks head to Stillwater, OK, to take on the4 Oklahoma State Cowboys in a Big 12 action on Wednesday night., The Jayhawks are a small two-point road favorite while the total line is offered up at 140.5 points. Read on to get our capper’s KU/OSU pick ATS and analysis.

Line Movement

The Jayhawks opened as low as -1.5 and have climbed to as high as -2.5 at some of the sportsbooks we track. The total line has been on the rise, opening at 138 points and now up to 140.5.

Last Game Info

Kansas picked up a victory over Oklahoma by a score of 78-55. Heading into the game, the Jayhawks were favored to win, with a point spread of -2.5. The combined 133 points did not surpass the 141.5 total line.

Oklahoma State will be looking for another win, as they most recently defeated Iowa State by a score of 64-56. The Cowboys also picked up an ATS victory as they were +6.5 point underdogs. The combined 120 points did not surpass the 127.5 total line.

Current Form

Over their last five games, Kansas has a straight-up record of 4-1 while going 4-1 vs. the spread. Over this stretch, the Jayhawks’ offense averages 77.2 points per game while hitting 46.5% of their shots from the field. On the defensive end of the floor, they have allowed opponents to shoot 42.4% from the field while allowing 69.8 points per contest.

Oklahoma State
In their previous five contests, Oklahoma State is 5-0 straight-up and 4-1 vs. the spread. In these five games, they have a scoring average of 73.4 points per game on a shooting percentage of 48.1%. Defensively, they allow teams to hit 38.8% of their shots while giving up 63.6 points per game.

Average Power Rating Of Opponents Played

This season, the combined power rating of Kansas’ opponents comes in at 87. On the other side, Oklahoma State’s combined opponent power rating sits at 84.7.

How Does Kansas Fare On The Road?

For the season, the Jayhawks have played ten road games and have a record of 6-4. In these contests, Kansas is 6-4 vs. the spread. Offensively, they have averaged 72.4 points per game on a shooting percentage of 45.9%. On defense, the Jayhawks allow 67.8 points per contest when playing away from home. So far, opposing teams have a field goal percentage of 41.0% in these games.

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How Does Oklahoma State Fare At Home?

In their 14 games at home, Oklahoma State has a 10-4 record vs. the spread while going 12-2 straight-up. On offense, the Cowboys are shooting 46.6% on their home floor, leading to 71.6 points per game. Defensively, opponents are shooting 37.6% in these contests. The Oklahoma State defense is allowing 61.1 points per game at home.

Offense vs. Defense

For the season, Kansas is averaging 78.6 points per game (31st) while posting an overall field goal percentage of 48.1%. In today’s game, they will be matched up against an Oklahoma State defense that has allowed an average of 63.4 points per contest. This year, opponents have hit 38.2% of their shots vs. Oklahoma State. On the other side, the Oklahoma State Cowboys are coming into the game averaging 68.4 points per game on a shooting percentage of 43.4%. The Cowboys will be facing a defensive unit allowing an average of 67.9 points per contest. So far, teams have hit 41.1% of their shots vs. the Jayhawks.

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Three-Point Shooting

From beyond the arc, Kansas has a shooting percentage of 35.5% while ranking 473rd in attempts per game. The Jayhawks will be facing an Oklahoma State defense that has a 3-point field goal shooting percentage allowed of 29.8%. Oklahoma State enters the game having hit 29.5% of their looks from deep while averaging 5.37 made 3’s per game. On the other end, Kansas has allowed opponents to hit 30.9% of their shots from beyond the arc.

Injuries Of Note


  • Cam Martin (Out) Shoulder
  • Zach Clemence (Out) Knee
  • Kyle Cuffe Jr. (Out) Knee
  • Charlie McCarthy (Out) Undisclosed
  • Bobby Pettiford Jr. (Out) Hamstring
  • Wilder Evers (Out) Foot

Oklahoma State

  • Avery Anderson III (Out) Wrist

Pick Against The Spread

The Jayhawks are beat up and will have their work cut out tonight. The Cowboys are 5-1 at home this season against Big 12 opponents, with the one loss coming against Texas back in early January. They’ve won seven out of their last eight games, losing only to Texas on the road in that stretch. They played Kansas tough on the road losing by two in the dying seconds, and no reason to think that they can upset on their home court. Take Ok State +2 Bet your college basketball predictions for FREE this week by scoring a 50% rea cash bonus on your first deposit of $100 to $500 at Bovada! The best bookmaker on the planet! Their live wagering platform is the BEST! Tons of games, it’s not clunky like most other sites and has high limits! They have a HUGE betting menu and offer TONS of props on every game! And they pay FAST! Click here to check them out!