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Kansas Jayhawks Spread vs. Seton Hall Should Be -7

Written by:
Phil Simon
Published on:
Nov/29/2022

(November 28, 2022) - The Kansas Jayhawks were expected to come into Thursday's game against Seton Hall as a -7 to -7.5 home favorite following their dominating win over 1-7 Texas Southern.  The Jayhawks game against Seton Hall should be much tougher but the Pirates have disappointed thus far.  They will come into this game with a 4-3 record.  Kansas has just one loss on the season.  Monday's home court advantage courtesy of Sagarin comes in at 2.93.  Live odds are available at BetOnline.

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Kansas vs Seton Hall

Kansas will come into this game offered at 30-1 odds to win the 2023 NCAA Men's Basketball Championhip.

Seton Hall, competitive in recent years, have gotten off to a rough start.  They fell to Siena Sunday night, 60-55.

Seton Hall (4-3) started the past week strong versus Wagner then went on to beat Memphis by a point courtesy of Tyrese Samuel's buzzer-beater.  They lost by 13 points to Oklahoma ahead of the Sienna loss.

There is one bright spot. Seton Hall hadn't lost a Feast Week ledger since the 2016-17 season and that team would go on and make it into the NCAA Tournament later that year.

Kansas Jayhawks Sagarin Rating

  21  Iowa                    =  86.90    
  22  Saint Mary's-Cal.       =  86.64   
  23  San Diego State         =  86.35   
  24  Kansas                  =  86.28   
  25  Mississippi State       =  86.19   
  26  Auburn                  =  85.88    
  27  North Carolina          =  85.69    
  28  Memphis                 =  85.67    
  29  Rutgers                 =  85.14    
  30  NC State                =  85.10 

Seton Hall Sagarin Rating

  51  Utah                    =  82.05   
  52  St. John's              =  81.90   
  53  Seton Hall              =  81.83    
  54  LSU                     =  81.80    
  55  Missouri                =  81.79    
  56  Utah State              =  81.76    
  57  TCU                     =  81.61    
  58  Texas A&M               =  81.53    
  59  Butler                  =  81.45    
  60  Mississippi             =  81.43  

Kansas Recent Betting Results

Kansas relatively low rating compared to their one-loss record might have something to do with their record Against The Spread.  Despite the 7-1 Straight Up record, they were just 2-6 Against The Spread following their defeat of Texas Southern.

The line against Texas Southern was a hefty one at -26, but this was one of the two covers.

The last two games for KU featured overlays, one with the Jayhawks as a favorite (vs. Wisconsin) and the other they were the dog (vs. Tennessee)

Tennessee -1.5 to -2 Kansas (road favorite Tenn covers) Tenn 0.12 Overlay 1.5 to 2 points

Wisconsin +7.5 Kansas (road dog Wisconsin covers) KU 5.02. Overlay 2.5 points

In regard to the Wisconsin game, a number of matchups featuring ranked teams in the 7.5 range featured Overlays in recent days.  The dog is 4-0 in this line range in games with Overlays.

7.5
*Iowa -6.5 to -7.5 TCU (home dog TCU covers) Iowa 2.29 Overlay of 4 to 5 points
*Auburn -7.5 Northwestern (home dog Northwestern covers) Auburn 0.27 Overlay of 7.5
*Iowa -7.5 to -8.5 Clemson (home dog Clemson covers) Iowa 4.59 Overlay 3 to 4 points
*Wisconsin +7.5 Kansas (road dog Wisconsin covers) KU 5.02. Overlay 2.5 points

- Mary Montgomery, Gambling911.com

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