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Oklahoma Sooners vs. Kansas Jayhawks - 1/14/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

Game
Kansas Jayhawks at Oklahoma Sooners
Date & Time Tuesday January 14, 2020, 9:00 PM (EST)
Location
Lloyd Noble Center
Norman, OK
The Line
KU -6.5 . Total 139.5
TV Channel
ESPN
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Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

The 6th ranked Kansas Jayhawks are on the road for a clash with the Oklahoma Sooners.  The Jayhawks are (12-3), coming off a 67-55 home loss to Baylor.  The Sooners are (11-4), after falling to Iowa State, 81-68.

In the Jayhawks loss to Baylor, Kansas was led on offense by Isaiah Moss.  Moss was 5 of 12 from the floor, making 3 foul shots, totaling 15 points.  Kansas shot 39% from the floor and 26% from 3-point range.  The Jayhawks out rebounded Baylor, 34 to 31.  Kansas struggled with ball security, committing 14 turnovers.  Baylor took 9 more shots than Kansas.  The Jayhawks trailed by as many as 16 points.

In the Sooners loss to Iowa State, Oklahoma was guided offensively by Brady Manek.  Manek was 6 of 7 from the floor, recording 17 points.  The Sooners shot 47% from the floor and 41% from distance.  Oklahoma struggled on the boards, allowing 12 offensive rebounds.  The 2nd chance opportunities allowed Iowa State to attempt 23 more shots than Oklahoma.  The Sooners committed 15 turnovers in the loss.

Recent Betting Trends:

Jayhawks are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games.

Jayhawks are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 January games.

The under is 5-0 in Jayhawks last 5 games.

Sooners are 2-9-1 ATS in their last 12 games.

Sooners are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games.

The under is 4-1 in Sooners last 5 games.

Kansas is 3-1 on the road this season, while Oklahoma is 6-0 at home.  Both teams saw their win streaks come to an end in their recent losses.  Kansas has had the better season to this point.  The Jayhawks also have a 26 point win over Iowa State, while Oklahoma just lost to Iowa State.  I look for the Jayhawks who rank 4th in field goal percentage to get it done on the road.  Final score prediction, Kansas will win and cover, 74-66.

Pick:
KANSAS JAYHAWKS -6.5
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