College Basketball Picks: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

Jeff GrantContributor IFebruary 20, 2013

College Basketball Picks: Kansas Jayhawks vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

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    The Kansas Jayhawks (21-4) have won and covered the spread in their last two opportunities when revenging a home loss versus an opponent, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks on Wednesday night, as they travel to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys (19-5).

    Sports bettors will find that the Jayhawks are one-point favorites in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 135.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this Big 12 Conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way. 

Kansas Jayhawks

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    The Kansas Jayhawks have won back-to-back games, including a 73-47 blowout victory over the Texas Longhorns as 14-point home favorites last Saturday.

    Sports bettors will find that the Jayhawks are 2-5 against the spread in seven road games this season. 

Oklahoma State Cowboys

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    The Oklahoma State Cowboys are the hottest team in the Big 12 Conference. They've won their last seven games, including a 84-79 overtime victory over the Oklahoma Sooners as nine-point home favorites last time out.

    Sports bettors will find that the Cowboys have won 40 of their last 62 home games versus ranked opponents. 

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Oklahoma State Cowboys as one of their sports betting picks on Wednesday night, as they've gone 42-20-3 against the spread in their last 65 home games.

    College Basketball Pick: Oklahoma State Cowboys +1 

     

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