Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Wildcats versus the Longhorns? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN2. The game will be played at Moody Center in Austin, TX. The odds for this Big 12 conference game currently have Texas as the -8.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 141 points at Bookmaker.

Will the Wildcats Find a Way to Win on the Road?

After losing their last game to TCU by a score of 75-72, Kansas State is looking to snap their two-game losing streak. On the road this season, the Wildcats have gone 4-6, and their average scoring margin is -1.0.

Overall, Kansas State is 15-10, and they have a 5-7 record in Big 12 action. As the underdog, the Wildcats are 4-6, and they have gone 10-3 in non-conference games.

On the season, Kansas State is just 12-13 against the spread, including a 6-9 mark at home. As the underdog, the Wildcats are 6-4 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Kansas State is 6-4 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 141 is lower than the average over/under line in Kansas State’s games this season (144.1). Their over/under record for the season is 11-14. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points. For the season, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 141.

The Wildcats’ offense finished with 72 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 71.9 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Cam Carter, who holds an average of 15.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tylor Perry is averaging 15.2 points per game this season.

So far, the Wildcats’ defense is ranked 103rd in the country at 69.1 points per contest. In today’s game, the Kansas State defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 1 three-pointers while giving up 75 points.

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Is a Home Win Possible for Texas?

At home this season, Texas is 12-5, and they have been favored in 17 of their 25 games. Overall, they have a record of 16-9, and in Big 12 play, they are 5-7. Their average scoring margin at home is +13.2, and they are 6-4 in their last 10 games at home.

Coming off a 82-61 loss to Houston, Texas is favored by 8.5 points against Kansas State. So far, they have gone 13-4 when favored, and their record as the favorite this season is 13-4.

As the favorite this season, Texas has struggled against the spread with a record of 5-12. At home, their ATS mark is 6-11. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Longhorns are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 141 is lower than the average over/under line of 144.7 in Texas’ games this season. So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

In contrast to their season average of 76.2 points per game, the Texas had a below average performance. They scored 61 points against Houston and had a field goal percentage of 38.6%. In terms of offense, the Longhorns have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, putting them 57th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 68th in percentage and 172nd in three-pointers made.

The Longhorns’ defense is presently ranked 86th nationally, allowing an average of 68.4 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Texas’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.3% this season.

Currently, the Longhorns’ defense holds the 86th rank in the nation, allowing 68.4 points per game. The Texas defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 82 points and allowed Houston to connect on 8 threes.

Wildcats vs. Longhorns Pick

For a point-spread wager in this Longhorns vs. Longhorns game, we suggest taking the Longhorns at -8.5. Even though our predictions have the Longhorns winning 74-69, we see the Wildcats as the better choice on the point-spread.

Pick: Take the Wildcats at +8.5

The Total

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 141 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the over.

Pick: Go Over 141 points (-110)