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    The No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks (28-7) are favored by 3.5 points against the No. 8 seed Arkansas Razorbacks (21-13) for their NCAA Tournament matchup on Saturday. A trip to the Sweet 16 will be awarded to the winner of the 1-8 West Region bracket contest, which tips off at 5:15 PM on CBS.

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    How do I watch Jayhawks vs. Razorbacks?

    • Game Day: Saturday, March 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 5:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Arena: Wells Fargo Arena

    Betting Lines for Jayhawks vs. Razorbacks

    Kansas vs Arkansas Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Kansas -3.5 143.5

    Kansas Betting Stats & Information

    • Kansas is 25-4 in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 86.2%).
    • The Jayhawks have a 19-1 record (winning 95% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -173 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Jayhawks have put together a 17-18-0 record against the spread.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 3.5 points or more, the Razorbacks have a 3-2 record against the spread.
    • The average point total for Kansas’ games this season is equal to the over/under of 143.5 in this matchup.

    Arkansas Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Arkansas has won two out of the nine games in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Razorbacks have entered five games this season as the underdog by +146 or more and is 1-4 in those contests.
    • The Razorbacks have a 16-16-2 record against the spread this year.
    • In games this season in which they were an underdog by 3.5 points or more, the Razorbacks have a 3-2 record against the spread.
    • The average over/under in Arkansas’ games this year is 1.9 fewer points than the point total of 143.5 in this outing.

    Kansas vs. Arkansas Season Stat Comparison

    Kansas Rank Kansas AVG Arkansas AVG Arkansas Rank
    84th 75.5 Points Scored 74.4 116th
    115th 67.9 Points Allowed 67.3 96th
    86th 33.3 Rebounds 32.6 120th
    178th 8.6 Off. Rebounds 8.7 162nd
    221st 7 3pt Made 5 350th
    12th 16.6 Assists 13.1 170th
    211th 12.1 Turnovers 12.5 246th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Kansas Jayhawks Leaders

    • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Jayhawks is Jalen Wilson, who accumulates 20.1 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.
    • Dajuan Harris is Kansas’ best passer, dishing out 6.3 assists per game while scoring 8.8 PPG.
    • Gradey Dick makes more threes per game than any other member of the Jayhawks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.3 per contest.

    Arkansas Razorbacks Leaders

    • Ricky Council IV is at the top of the Razorbacks scoring leaderboard with 16 points per game. He also grabs 3.6 rebounds and dishes out 2.2 assists per game.
    • Makhi Mitchell has a stat line of 5.6 rebounds, 7.2 points and 1.1 assists per game for Arkansas to take the top rebound spot on the team. Anthony Black has the top spot for assists with 4.1 per game, adding 12.8 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest.
    • Davonte Davis averages 1.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Razorbacks.

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