Kansas vs Samford Betting March Madness 2024

Kansas vs Samford Betting March Madness 2024

Kansas vs Samford Betting March Madness 2024 prediction. Place a bet on this college basketball game now at YouWager.lv.

The No. 4 Kansas Jayhawks (22-10) and the No. 13 Samford Bulldogs (29-5) will face off in the NCAA Tournament’s first round on Thursday at 9:55 p.m. ET on TBS. Kansas is the 7-point favorite in this matchup. Here’s all you need to know about this Midwest Region clash as you prepare your brackets. The point total for this matchup is 152.5.

Kansas vs Samford Betting Odds

Here are the Kansas vs Samford Betting odds:

+7 +235 Over 153
KANSAS -7 -290 Under 153

Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Time: 9:55 PM ET
  • TV: TBS
  • Where: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Venue: Delta Center

Kansas vs Samford Betting Insights

Here are the Kansas vs Samford Betting insights.

Kansas and Samford Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Kansas is 7-10-1 against the spread in games when it is favored by 7 points or more this season.

Samford has yet to cover the spread as an underdog of 7 points or more this season (0-1).

The two teams average 8.8 more points per game (161.3), than the game’s over/under of 152.5 points.

Opponents of these clubs have averaged 142.6 points per game, which is 9.9 points less than the game’s over/under.

The average point total in Kansas’ games this season is 8.6 points lower than the over/under of 152.5 in this game.

This year’s Bulldog games have averaged 159.9 points, which is 7.4 more than the point total in this meeting.

The Jayhawks are 13-18-1 against the spread this season.

This season, the Bulldogs had an 18-15-0 ATS record.

Kansas Stats & Insights

Kansas had a +210 scoring difference and outscored opponents by 6.6 points per game. It averages 75.3 points per game to rank 123rd in NCAA basketball, while allowing 68.7 per game to rank 79th.

Kansas averages 36 rebounds per game (131st in college basketball) and allows 33.6 per game to its opponents. It outrebounds its opponents by 2.4 boards per game.

The Jayhawks make 5.6 three-pointers per game (332nd in NCAA basketball), 2.7 fewer than their opponents (8.3). They shoot 32.9% from deep (241st in college basketball) and allow opponents to shoot 33.2%.

Kansas’ offensive scoring rate of 97.5 points per 100 possessions ranks 123rd in college basketball, while its defensive rating of 89 points per 100 possessions ranks 65th.

This year, the Jayhawks average 79.9 points per game at home, 10.7 more than they do away from home (69.2).

Samford Stats & Insights

Samford’s +409 scoring difference (outscoring opponents by 12.1 points per game) is the consequence of averaging 86 points per game (fifth in NCAA basketball) and allowing 73.9 per game (243rd).

Samford averages 35.9 rebounds per game (137th in college basketball), compared to 35.6 for its opponents.

Samford shoots 9.9 three-pointers per game (15th in college basketball) at a 39.3% rate (sixth best in college basketball), while its opponents shoot 8 per game at a 33.8% rate.

Samford’s offense averages 103.6 points per 100 possessions (24th in college basketball), while their defense allows 89.1 points per 100 possessions (68th).

The Bulldogs score an average of 94.9 points per game at home and 75.8 on the road.

Kansas Key Players to Watch

Kevin McCullar leads the Jayhawks in scoring, averaging 18.3 points per game along with six rebounds and 4.1 assists.

Hunter Dickinson is Kansas’ leading rebounder, with 10.8 rebounds per game, and Dajuan Harris is its greatest passer, with 6.3 assists per game.

McCullar is the Jayhawks’ leading three-point shooter, averaging 1.5 threes per game.

Harris leads Kansas in thefts, averaging 1.5 per game, while Dickinson leads the team in blocks, with 1.4 per game.

Samford Key Players to Watch

Achor Achor leads the Bulldogs in scoring and rebounding, averaging 15.8 points and 6.1 rebounds per game.

Rylan Jones leads Samford in assists, averaging 4.7 per game.

Jones is the Bulldogs’ best three-point shooter, averaging 1.6 per game.

A.J. Staton-McCray leads Samford in thefts (1.6 per game), while Achor leads the team in blocks (1.8 per game).

Kansas vs Samford Betting Picks

Here are the Kansas vs Samford Betting picks for the spread and the total:

  • Pick ATS: Samford
  • Pick OU: Under

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