The No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks (27-7) and the No. 16 seed Howard Bison (22-12) will meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at 2:00 PM. Kansas is favored by 21.5 points in the contest, which airs on TBS. Here's everything you need to know about this 1-16 matchup when filling out your brackets. The matchup's over/under is 145.5.
Kansas vs. Howard Odds & Info
- Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
- Time: 2:00 PM ET
- TV: TBS
- Where: Des Moines, Iowa
- Venue: Wells Fargo Arena
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Kansas vs Howard Betting Records & Stats
- So far this season, the Jayhawks have compiled a 14-17-0 record against the spread.
- Kansas has been at least a -5000 moneyline favorite three times this season and won all of those games.
- The implied probability of a win from the Jayhawks, based on the moneyline, is 98%.
- So far this season, Howard has put together a 16-12-0 record against the spread.
- This is the worst odds of a win that sportsbooks have given the Bison this season with a +1600 moneyline set for this game.
- Howard has an implied victory probability of 5.9% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
Kansas vs. Howard Over/Under Stats
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Additional Kansas vs Howard Insights & Trends
- Kansas is 6-4 against the spread and 8-2 overall over its last 10 contests.
- The Jayhawks have hit the over twice in their past 10 contests.
- Howard is 6-4 against the spread and 8-2 overall over its last 10 games.
- Five of the Bison's last 10 outings have gone over the total.
- The Jayhawks score 74.9 points per game, only three more points than the 71.9 the Bison allow.
- When Kansas scores more than 71.9 points, it is 10-7 against the spread and 18-1 overall.
- The Bison average 7.6 more points per game (75.5) than the Jayhawks allow (67.9).
- Howard is 10-8 against the spread and 15-7 overall when it scores more than 67.9 points.
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Kansas vs. Howard Betting Splits
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Kansas vs. Howard Home/Away Splits
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