Big 12 College Basketball Predictions & Picks Today – March 18

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 17, 2023

There are three games featuring a Big 12 teams on the Saturday postseason college basketball schedule, including the Penn State Nittany Lions versus the Texas Longhorns. Make sure you check out below for today’s best bets!

Scroll down to find the best spread, total, and moneyline bets in the Big 12 based on our computer projections and make your bets with DraftKings Sportsbook.

Spread Pick: Texas (-5.5) vs Penn St

Both DraftKings and the model expect Texas to walk away with the win, but the model spread (7.3) is 1.8 points further in their direction.

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ATS Record Favorite ATS Record Underdog ATS Record Home ATS Record Away ATS Record Conference ATS Record
Texas 18-17-0 15-13-0 3-4-0 10-8-0 4-6-0 12-9-0
Penn State 22-11-1 10-7-1 12-4-0 9-6-0 6-4-1 14-7-1

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Total Pick: Penn State vs Texas Over (138)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is 4.9 points lower than the model projection.

O-U-P Home O-U-P Away O-U-P Conference O-U-P
Texas 16-16-3 9-6-3 5-5-0 9-11-1
Penn State 20-14-0 10-5-0 7-4-0 15-7-0

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Moneyline Pick: Kansas (-195) vs Arkansas (+165)

Score Prediction: Kansas 73, Arkansas 70

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ML Fave. Record ML Und. Record Home ML Fave. Record Home ML Und. Record Away ML Fave. Record Away ML Und. Record Conf. ML Fave. Record Conf. ML Und. Record
Kansas 24-4 2-3 14-1 0-0 4-2 2-2 13-4 1-2
Arkansas 18-5 2-8 12-3 0-0 2-2 1-6 8-5 1-6

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Today’s Big 12 Schedule

Matchup Tournament Game Time TV Favorite Total
Eastern Washington (23-10) at Oklahoma State (19-15) 2:00 PM ET
Arkansas (21-13) vs Kansas (28-7) 5:25 PM ET CBS Kansas (-4) 144
Penn State (23-13) vs Texas (27-8) 7:45 PM ET CBS Texas (-5.5) 138

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