Kansas vs. Wichita State: Odds, Point Spread & Over-Under

Ron Baker and Wichita State are the slight underdogs vs. Kansas. (Getty)

Ron Baker and Wichita State are the slight underdogs vs. Kansas. (Getty)

It’s the National Championship of Kansas when the Jayhawks and Wichita State Shockers have their Midwest Regional showdown Sunday.

For the purpose of the NCAA Tournament, a Sweet 16 trip is on the line. But for the state, bragging rights are up for grabs.

The second-seeded Jayhawks are slight favorites and are coming off a big win where they covered the 9.5-point spread. No. 7 Wichita State won its first game by 5, failing to cover the 6.5-point spread.

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The below numbers are supplied by sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com and are subject to change.


Kansas-Wichita State Point Spread

Kansas … -1.5

Wichita State … +1.5

Kansas is 19-16 against the spread, while Wichita State is 17-14-1.

Kansas is 3-7 ATS in the past 10, Wichita State 6-3-1.

Wichita is 9-1 straight up over the past 10 games, Kansas 6-4.

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Kansas-Wichita State Over-Under

Over-Under … 134

Kansas is 17-17 vs. the over-under, Wichita State 16-13.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wichita State’s last 9 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas’s last 5 games.


Kansas-Wichita State Odds to Win the Tournament

Kansas … 40/1

Wichita State … 50/1

The oddsmakers aren’t giving much respect to Kansas as a No. 2 seed (lowest odds of all 2s to win the entire tournament), while they’re loving Wichita State as a No. 7 (the Shockers were given better odds than most 4s, 5s and 6s).

Before UConn won last as a No. 7 vs. a 2 in 2014, second seeds had won 12 straight vs. No. 7s.


The Basics

Who:

No. 2 Kansas (27-8) vs. No. 7 Wichita State (29-4)

What:

NCAA Tournament Round of 32

When:

Sunday

Where:

CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska

Bracket Region:

Midwest

Time:

5:15 p.m. Eastern

Channel:

CBS