Looking to win big? The Wildcats and Cowboys face off at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Cowboys are hosting the game at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK. Kansas State come into this Big 12 conference matchup as the -1 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 135.5 points.


The Pick: Oklahoma State Cowboys +1

This game will be played at Gallagher-Iba Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Cowboys.
  • Not only will Oklahoma State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 135.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Can the Wildcats Lock in a Road Win?

Through 21 games, Kansas State has a record of 14-7, including a 4-4 mark in Big 12 play. The Wildcats are coming off a 73-53 loss to Oklahoma, which was their third straight defeat.

On the season, Kansas State has been favored in 13 of its 21 games, going 11-2 in those contests. The Wildcats' average scoring margin on the road is -0.1 points per game, and they are 4-4 away from home.

As the favorite this season, Kansas State has gone 6-7 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-3 this year and 10-11 overall. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 135.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Kansas State's games this season (144.4). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than 135.5. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 132 points.

Kansas State offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 53 points against Oklahoma. In that game, they made 4/28 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 30.2%. On the offensive front, the Wildcats have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, ranking 301st nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 344th in terms of percentage and 193rd in three-pointers made.

The Wildcats' defense is presently ranked 93rd nationally, allowing an average of 68.4 points per contest. So far, the Kansas State defense is giving up an average of 10.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14.2 times per game (699th).

Is a Home Win Possible for Oklahoma State?

Coming into today's game, Oklahoma State is 9-12 overall and 1-7 in Big 12 play. The Cowboys are still searching for their first win as an underdog this season, as they are 0-8 in such games. At home, Oklahoma State is 8-6 this season and 6-4 in their last 10 games.

Most recently, the Cowboys lost to Kansas, 83-54. Over their last five games, Oklahoma State is 2-3 at home, and they are 1-2 in their last three games at home.

As the underdog this season, Oklahoma State has an ATS record of just 1-7 and an overall ATS mark of 6-14. Their ATS record at home is 5-9, and they have gone 3-7 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games.

So far this season, the over/under record for Oklahoma State games is 10-10, and today's line of 135.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (140.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and their OU record during this stretch is 0-3. On the season, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line.

In their latest game, Oklahoma State offense put up 54 points against Kansas. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 29.3% and made 8 threes. The team's top scorer is Javon Small, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 13.7, while Bryce Thompson also maintains a PPG average of 11.6 leading up to the game.

So far, the Cowboys' defense is ranked 125th in the country at 70.1 points per contest. So far, the Oklahoma State defense is giving up an average of 7.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.8 times per game (647th).