The No. 8 Kansas Jayhawks (18-4) go on the road to play the Kansas State Wildcats (14-8) in a the 2024 Sunflower Showdown on Monday. The Jayhawks have dominated these matchups throughout history. Kansas is 8-2 against Kansas State in the last 10 outings and 203-95 in the all-time head-to-head series. In January 2023, the Jayhawks topped the Wildcats 90-78.

Tipoff from the Bramlage Coliseum in Kansas is set for 9 p.m. ET. Kansas leads the all-time series 203-95. The Jayhawks are 3.5-point favorites in the latest Kansas vs. Kansas State odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is 145. Before making any Kansas State vs. Kansas picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 14 of the 2023-24 season on a 124-82 roll on all top-rated college basketball picks dating back to last season, returning more than $2,000 for $100 players. It is also off to a sizzling 20-9 start on top-rated spread picks this season. Anyone following has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Kansas vs. Kansas State and revealed its CBB picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Kansas State vs. Kansas:

  • Kansas vs. Kansas State spread: Jayhawks -3.5
  • Kansas vs. Kansas State over/under: 145 points
  • Kansas vs. Kansas State money line: Jayhawks -190, Wildcats +157
  • KU: 10-11 ATS this season 
  • KSU: 10-12 ATS this season 
  • Kansas vs. Kansas State picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why Kansas can cover

Senior center Hunter Dickinson impacts the game in a variety of different ways. The Virginia native is sixth in the nation in rebounds (11.1) with 18.8 points and 1.3 blocks per game. Dickinson is tied for 10th in the country in double-doubles (10).

In the Jan. 30 win over Oklahoma State, he racked up 16 points and 11 rebounds. Junior Dajuan Harris Jr. is a pass-first guard in the backcourt. Harris Jr. is efficient on offense and takes care of the ball. He ranks eighth in the country in assists (6.6) with 7.4 points per contest. He's dished out at least seven assists in seven of his last 10 games. See which team to pick here.

Why Kansas State can cover

Junior guard Cam Carter has been great all year for the Wildcats. Carter uses his quickness and instincts to be effective on both ends of the floor. The Louisiana native leads the team in both points (15.8) and steals (1.7) with 4.7 rebounds per game. In his last game, Carter dropped 17 points, four rebounds and five assists.

Senior guard Tylor Perry consistently gets into the lane to either score or dish it off to an open man. The Oklahoma native averages a team-high 4.8 assists with 14.6 points per game. He's dropped at least 20 points in six games thus far. On Jan. 30 versus Oklahoma, Perry tallied 23 points and five boards. See which team to pick here.

How to make Kansas State vs. Kansas picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Under on the total. The model also says one side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time. You can see the picks at SportsLine

So who wins Kansas vs. Kansas State, and which side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model on a 20-9 roll on top-ranked college basketball spread picks