Kansas Jayhawks vs. Samford Bulldogs betting, spread, prop bets, over/under, prediction

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Samford vs. Kansas Jayhawks betting/spread

On DraftKings Sportsbook, Kansas is a seven-point favorite over Samford. You can take KU's odds at -110 or Samford's at -110. The Jayhawks are -285 moneyline favorites, while the Bulldogs' moneyline sits at +230. FanDuel Sportsbook has a 7.5-point spread and a slightly different moneyline, favoring Kansas at -300.

Samford vs. Kansas Jayhawks prop bets

There are several prop bets to choose from on DraftKings. We will list the ones we believe are best to put money on. Samford is one of the best 3-point shooting teams in the country, but they also run a small ball lineup. Expect Hunter Dickinson to have a big day on the boards, and he should be the focal point of the offense. Pair any of these prop bets for a shot to win big on your parlay.

Hunter Dickinson UNDER 19.5 points 
Hunter Dickinson OVER 11.5 rebounds
Hunter Dickinson UNDER 0.5 steals
Johnny Furphy UNDER 1.5 3-pointers made 
Johnny Furphy OVER 6.5 rebounds
Achor Achor OVER 0.5 3-pointers made
Jaden Campbell OVER 10.5 points
Dajuan Harris UNDER 0.5 3-pointers made
KJ Adams UNDER 2.5 assists

Samford vs. Kansas Jayhawks over/under

The over/under on the contest is 154 points. The Jayhawks have surpassed that total twice in their past 14 games, but Samford has done so in four of their last six. With Kevin McCullar, the conference's leading scorer, missing the entirety of the NCAA Tournament, Kansas might have trouble putting points on the board. However, Bucky Ball includes a ton of 3-pointers and a fast-paced offense, so this one could end up being a shootout.

Samford vs. Kansas Jayhawks prediction

Kansas basketball is coming off a terrible loss in the Big 12 Tournament, and the team received a crushing blow when McCullar was announced out for the rest of the year. This has led the Jayhawks to be a popular first-round upset pick, especially with Hunter Dickinson not at 100% after dislocating his shoulder in the regular season finale.

Everything that Samford does well, Kansas typically struggles with. The Jayhawks have poor 3-point defense and struggle to keep up with high-octane offenses. That being said, the Bulldogs lost by more than 50 points to Purdue, and there is a reason they are a No. 13 seed. Anything can happen in March Madness, but the likelihood is that KU will live to see another day. 

Final Prediction: 77-71, Kansas