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Texas Longhorns vs. Kansas Jayhawks Betting Pick – January 21, 2017

Josh Jackson of Kansas chasing down the ball. Bet on them over Texas on Jan 21, 2017.

In College Basketball on Saturday, the Big 12 will see a game played at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, on the campus of Kansas University. The struggling Texas Longhorns will take on the Kansas Jayhawks. Texas comes into the game as losers of four straight games. Things are not working out for Shaka Smart and the Longhorns, as they are 7-11 on the season.

For Bill Self and his Kansas Jayhawks, they have the nation’s second longest winning streak going. Kansas has won 17 straight games since losing the season opener to Indiana. The Kansas Jayhawks are perfect at home this season, with 10 straight wins. The Kansas Jayhawks are massive favorites in this game. The Jayhawks are -11 point favorites over Texas.

Jayhawks At Top of the Big 12

Once again, the Kansas Jayhawks are back at the top of the Big 12 standings. Kansas has yet to lose, while the Baylor Bears are next with one conference loss. The Jayhawks are coming off a win on the road at Iowa State. Kansas is scoring 85.8 points per game, which ranks 14th in the country.

Frank Mason III is one of the top candidates for national player of the year. The guard is scoring more than 20 points per game. The Jayhawks are seeking their 13th straight conference title. Kansas has been to the NCAA tournament 45 times, and in school history have 100 career wins.

Longhorns Fighting Through Nasty Streak

The Texas Longhorns are fighting through a horrible streak right now. Overall, Texas has dropped six out of seven games. The lone win for Texas during this streak came at home over Oklahoma State. Texas is led by guard Tevin Mack, who is scoring just shy of 15 points per game. The Longhorns as a team are scoring 69.6 points per game.

The Longhorns started the season with three straight wins, but then dropped three in a row. During non conference season, Texas lost to Northwestern, Colorado and Texas-Arlington. The Longhorns are not going to make the NCAA Tournament with their struggles. Texas has 33 tournament wins in school history.

Jayhawks Win; and Win Big

It’s Rock Chalk Jayhawk, and the students are back on campus. Look out Texas. There needs to be a game where Kansas completely breaks out and scores nearly 100 points. There is one pretty much every season. This seems like this could be the night for it. Look for the Jayhawks to win this game big.

Texas needs to figure out what is going on. No one expected this team to be the worst team in all of the Big 12. The Longhorns can’t score, and the Longhorns are not playing good defense. The final bet for this Big 12 game on Saturday is the Kansas Jayhawks -11 over the Texas Longhorns.