March Madness betting line handicappers consider the Big 12 to be one of the deeper and more even conferences on the board which makes for March Madness bet opportunity and peril.
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The Kansas Jayhawks are always an appealing team with the March Madness odds as a traditional power and perennial national championship contender.
Kansas was a sensational 28-2 straight up and was 13-2 in Big 12 Conference play while going 15-13 against the spread in a surprising show of solid value, despite being one of the most “public” teams on the betting board.
The Jayhawks had one of the most potent offensive attacks in all of college basketball as they ranked 4th with an average of 83.1 points per game. Marcus Morris was the leading scorer for Kansas with 17.1 points per game.
The Texas Longhorns had the distinction of being the only team to win at Kansas in the past 4 seasons when they upset the Jayhawks after trailing big early in the first half during conference play this year. Texas had a record of 24-6 straight up and 17-8 against the spread as the Longhorns proved to be one of the better board values in the country.
Texas was a very well balanced team that averaged a strong 75.7 points per game while allowing a stingy 61.2 per outing. Jordan Hamilton led Texas with 18.7 points per game. Although Texas lost board value down the stretch nobody considers them to be anything else other than a top contender.
The Kansas State Wildcats are looking to maintain momentum as they head into basketball betting madness March action. K State was 21-9 straight up and just 11-13 against the spread although they paid out in 5 consecutive games from February 14 through February 28 to show that they are a team on the rise.
Texas A&M is another dangerous March Madness betting line commodity in the Big 12 Tournament as they allowed just 60.6 points per game on defense.