College Basketball Picks: Kansas State Wildcats vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys
The Kansas State Wildcats are 14-5-1 against the spread versus teams with a winning record this season, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks Monday, as they prepare to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Sports bettors will find that the Wildcats are nine-point road underdogs in the NCAA basketball odds, with the betting total sitting at 137.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this Big 12 Conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
Gambling stats via SBR Forum
Kansas State Wildcats
The Kansas State Wildcats have won back-to-back games, including an 80-73 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones as two-point home favorites last Saturday.
College basketball handicappers will find that the Wildcats are 10-6 straight up and against the spread versus conference opponents.
Oklahoma State Cowboys
The Oklahoma State Cowboys have won and covered the number in their last three games, including a 72-65 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks as one-point home favorites last Saturday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Cowboys are 0-4 against the spread as home favorites of 6.5 to nine points.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Kansas State Wildcats as one of their college basketball picks, as the Oklahoma State Cowboys are 10-25-1 against the spread in their last 36 games versus teams with a winning record.
Pick: Kansas State Wildcats +9
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