Kansas vs Oklahoma: Big 12 Tournament Betting Odds and Picks – March 11, 2021

Posted on March 11, 2021 - Last Updated on April 19, 2021

The No. 2 seed Kansas Jayhawks (19-8) are favored by 3 points in their Big 12 Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the No. 7 seed Oklahoma Sooners (15-9) on Thursday at Sprint Center, tipping off at 6:30 PM ET on ESPN2. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 9:10 AM ET.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Kansas -3 -112 -108 138 -108 -112

Keys to the Game for Kansas

  • The Jayhawks hold a winning record against the spread this year, going 14-11-1 ATS.
  • The Jayhawks record against the spread as at least a 3-point favorite is above .500 at 8-7.
  • Kansas and its opponents have hit the over in only 46.2% of games (12 out of 26 matchups).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Kansas Leaders

  • Ochai Agbaji leads the Jayhawks in scoring, tallying 13.7 points per game to go with 3.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • Jalen Wilson leads Kansas in rebounding, averaging 8.2 per game, while Marcus Garrett leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.7 in each contest.
  • Agbaji paces his teammates on the Jayhawks with 2.6 made threes per game.
  • The Kansas steals leader is Garrett, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is David McCormack, who compiles 1.0 block per contest.

Keys to the Game for Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma has covered the spread in half of its contests, going 12-12 ATS.
  • When they are at least 3-point underdogs, the Sooners have a record ATS of 4-9.
  • In most of Oklahoma’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (11 out of 24 games, 45.8%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Oklahoma Leaders

  • Austin Reaves leads the Sooners with 17.6 points per game, 5.6 rebounds per game, and 4.8 assists per game.
  • Umoja Gibson connects on 2.3 three-pointers per game, the top mark for the Sooners.
  • Nobody on Oklahoma grabs more steals than Elijah Harkless (2.0 per game) or blocks more shots than Kur Kuath (1.4 per game).

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Jayhawks (-3)

Pick OU:
Over (138)

Prediction: Kansas 74, Oklahoma 68

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Head to Head

The Jayhawks are 4-2 against the Sooners in the last six meetings between the two teams. Neither team holds an advantage against the spread in those head-to-head matchups. The Jayhawks and the Sooners have a 2-2 ATS record.

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
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