Big 12 Tournament Odds, Betting Picks (Wednesday, March 11): Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State, TCU vs. Kansas State
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- Updated betting odds Wednesday's Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State Big 12 Tournament matchup have the Cowboys favored by 6.5 points with a total 140.
- In the later Big 12 tip-off, TCU is a small 2-point favorite over Kansas State, and the total is set at 126.
- Mike Randle breaks down each matchup with a complete betting guide, including matchup analysis and a spread pick on each.
During Bill Self’s 17-year tenure as Kansas’ head coach, the Jayhawks have reached the Big 12 Tournament finals 10 times with eight championships. As the prohibitive favorite to reach its 11th final during that time, the question exists, “Can anyone beat Kansas?”
While the 2-seed Baylor Bears certainly have a reasonable case, today we examine four teams that will kickoff Big 12 Tournament action at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Big 12 Tournament First Round
No. 9 Iowa State vs. No. 8 Oklahoma State
- Spread: Oklahoma State -6.5
- Total: 142
- Time: 7 p.m. ET
- TV: ESPNU
This will be the third time Iowa State has played Oklahoma State this season, with the two teams defending their respective home courts.
However, the Cyclones roster will look significantly different from their 89-82 home win back on Jan. 21. Iowa State has been without star point guard Tyrese Haliburton since Feb. 10 with a wrist injury. In addition, sophomore guard Rasir Bolton and senior guard Prentiss Nixon are suffering from injuries, with Bolton’s status especially cloudy.