Kansas vs Texas Basketball Odds: 2023-24 College Basketball Season

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Key Takeaways:

  • The Texas vs. Kansas basketball game is set for Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. CT on ESPN. No odds have been released yet.
  • The Kansas Jayhawks are currently the No. 4-ranked team in the country, while the Texas Longhorns are unranked.
  • Last season, Texas beat Kansas 76-56 in the Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship.

After a loss in the Big 12 title game and a surprising second-round exit from the NCAA Tournament, Kansas basketball returns to the court this season with something to prove. The Jayhawks will face Texas at home and then most likely see them again in the Big 12 title game again this season. Kansas should spend more of this season ranked in the top 10 and will be one of the betting favorites to win it all.

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Texas vs. Kansas Odds: Who Is Favored To Win?

Texas is currently +30000 to win the Big 12 at DraftKings, though sportsbooks like ESPN BET Kansas may have different odds.

Although there isn't a line on this game yet, the Texas Longhorns are off to a slow start this season. They are 80-1 to win it all while Kansas Jayhawks are 18-1 according to DraftKings. Kansas odds should favor the Jayhawks to win this game when the two powers face off in February.

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The Kansas Jayhawks have an all-time record of 25-10 against the Texas Longhorns. In Big 12 play, KU is 14-6 all-time and have only lost two games out of the 15 played in Lawrence.

Latest Texas-Kansas Betting Updates

  • πŸ“† Dec 18 , 2023: Kansas is ranked No. 2 in the latest AP Poll.
  • πŸ“† Dec 9, 2023: No. 2 Kansas defeats Missouri 73-64.
  • πŸ“† Dec 1, 2023: No. 5 Kansas beats No. 4 reigning national champion UConn 69-65.
  • πŸ“† Nov. 22, 2023: No. 1 Kansas loses to No. 4 Marquette 59-73 in Maui Invitational Semifinals.
  • πŸ“† Oct. 13, 2023: The Kansas Jayhawks are picked to finish first in the Big 12 coaches preseason poll. The Texas Longhorns are picked to finish third behind Houston.

How to Watch KU vs. Texas Basketball

ESPN is the rights holder for Big 12 basketball and they will carry this year's battle in Lawrence on national TV. The game is scheduled for February 24, 2024 at 5 p.m. CT on ESPN.

How Much Are Tickets for Texas vs. Kansas?

Tickets for this game will be very hard to come by. The cheapest ticket as of the end of December was well over $300 per ticket. Plenty of tickets exist on the secondary market but it will be expensive to attend this game.

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Betting on Texas vs. Kansas 2023-2024 College Basketball Game

The Kansas Jayhawks ended the 2023 calendar year as one of the top teams in college basketball while Texas was still trying to find their identity. The Texas Longhorns lost to UConn in New York, the defending national champs, the same team that KU earlier beat at home this season. There will be some that will look to bet the underdog in this matchup, but many will take the home favorites.

Texas and Kansas Rankings

The Longhorns were ranked in the beginning of the season but eventually fell out of the rankings after a handful of losses. It's hard to see Kansas falling out of the top 10 this season given their fast start and the talent on the Jayhawks' roster.

2023-24 Texas vs. Kansas Predictions

Given the Kansas Jayhawks' dominance over Texas historically and the revenge factor after what happened last season, it's hard to see this contest being won by the Longhorns. The question will be how many points you will have to lay on the Jayhawks. It is still too early to know what the line will be but it could be over two possessions. Phog Allen will provide a difficult environment for the visitors.

Where to Bet on Texas vs. Kansas

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Other sportsbooks available to bet on the game include top books like BetMGM Kansas, FanDuel, DraftKings and Caesars.

History of Kansas vs. Texas in College Basketball

The Kansas Jayhawks' domination of the Longhorns has taken a hit these last few seasons. After Texas took down Kansas in the Big 12 title game last season, the Longhorns have won five of the last seven meetings. However, at Phog Allen Fieldhouse, Kansas still holds a commanding 13-2 record.

Top Games Between Texas and Kansas

  • πŸ€ March 3, 2023: Texas beat Kansas 76-56 in the Big 12 Championship.
  • πŸ€ Feb. 2, 2022: The Longhorns won their third straight over KU 79-76. It was the first ever three-game winning streak for UT in the series.
  • πŸ€ Jan. 9, 2005: Kansas won the first ever meeting between Texas and Kansas 90-65.

Texas-Kansas Accomplishment Comparison (prior to 2023 season)

StatKansas JayhawksTexas Longhorns
National Titles40
Reg. Season Big 12/Conference Championships6422
Final Four Appearances153
NCAA Tournament Appearances5037
All-Time Record, Win %2,370-885 (.728)1,883–1,129 (.625)
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