No. 6 Kansas takes on Oklahoma State, while TCU and Oklahoma will in highlighted Big 12 Conference fixtures on Tuesday, and here are the picks, odds, money line, and spread for these games.
Kansas Jayhawks-Oklahoma State Cowboys
The Jayhawks (10-2, 4-1 Big 12) are -3.5 points favorites to win against Oklahoma State, according to William Hill Sportsbook odds. The money line for Kansas is at -170, while the Cowboys are sitting at +145 as underdogs. The over/under is 145. Game time is 8:00 PM ET and BIG12|ESPN+ will provide the live streaming. STATS | WATCH | TUNEIN
Kansas goes in search of its third straight win since losing to then-No. 8 Texas on Jan. 2. The Jayhawks are also hunting their sixth straight win in the head-to-head series against Oklahoma State (8-3, 2-3 Big 12) and there are not too many people betting against them going to the Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater and getting the job done. The last time the Cowboys defeated Kansas was on March 3, 2018, when they picked up an 82-64 win.
Kansas has won by an average of 14 points in its last five wins over Oklahoma State (8-3, 2-3).
It will be interesting to see what sort of production will come from Oklahoma State talented freshman Cade Cunningham, who has been a bright spark this season for the Cowboys.
Cunningham is averaging 17.8 points, 6.1 rebounds with 3.8 assists, and shooting 45.3% from the field. He is scoring 21.8 points with 5.8 rebounds, 4.2 assists in his last five games and shooting 49.6% from the field and 40.9% from 3-pointers.
Cunningham has combined with Isaac Likekele and Rondel Walker to account for 51% of the team’s scoring this season. They have also scored 52% of all Cowboys points over the past five games, according to Automated Insights.
Jalen Wilson, Ochai Agbaji, and Marcus Garrett have been among the main contributors this season for Kansas.
Agbaji is averaging 14.8 points with 4.7 rebounds and shooting 44.9% and 42.5% from 3-pointers. Wilson is averaging 14.7 points and 8.1 rebounds and shooting 49.2% from the floor. He’s also connected on 38.9% of the 54 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 10 of 25 over the last five games.
TCU Horned Frogs-Oklahoma Sooners
Meanwhile, TCU and Oklahoma will both aim to snap a two-game losing streak when the pair meet Tuesday night. Game time is set for 7:30 PM ET with BIG12|ESPN+ providing the live stream. Big 12 Now on | ESPN+ | Radio | Live Stats
William Hill Sportsbook latest odds listed Oklahoma as a -6.5 point favorite vs. TCU, which is +6.5 on the spread. The money line sees the Sooners coming in at -300, while the Horned Frogs are +240. Over/under sits at 137.5 points, while Oklahoma is 6-4, 5-5-0 against the spread and TCU is 9-4, 5-8-0 ATS, according to William Hill Sportsbook odds.
The Sooners (6-4, 2-3 Big 12) are coming off back-to-back defeats to ranked teams, No. 2 Baylor and No. 6 Kansas in their last two outings. The loss to No. 15 Texas Tech means Oklahoma has lost three of the last four games.
TCU, in the meantime, has also suffered defeats to the Bears and Jayhawks in its last two outings. The Horned Frogs (9-4, 2-3 Big 12) were held to a season-low 49 points in the defeat to second-ranked Baylor Bears four days ago.
Oklahoma enters this matchup looking for its eighth straight win in the head-to-head series with TCU. The time the Horned Frogs won a game in this series was on March 8, 2017, with an 82-63 victory. According to Automated Insights. The report also noted that the Sooners have won by an average of 6 points against the Horned Frogs in the last seven meetings.
Oklahoma heads into this contest ranked second among Big 12 teams with an average of 77.4 points per game, but is allowing 70.6 points at the other end of the court.
TCU is holding teams to 68.1 points per game and scoring 69.4 points and shooting 45.9% from the floor.
The other scheduled Big 12 conference game for Tuesday between No. 2 Baylor and No. 13 West Virginia at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas, was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols and positive cases within the Mountaineers’ program.
Baylor is undefeated this season and is ranked below No. 1 Gonzaga in the AP rankings.