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In this season's Liberty Bowl, the Arkansas Razorbacks will face off against the Kansas Jayhawks. The Razorbacks are slim favorites (-2.5). The expected point total for the matchup is set at 70.

The Razorbacks (-2.5) are slight favorites in their matchup against the Jayhawks. The total is 70 points.

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Odds and Game Info

  • Game Day: Wednesday, December 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 5:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Memphis, Florida
  • Stadium: Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Spread Favorite: Arkansas (-2.5)
  • Moneyline: Arkansas (-140), Kansas (+117)
  • Total: 70 Points

Arkansas Betting Info

  • Arkansas is 6-6-0 against the spread this season.
  • Arkansas' ATS record as 2.5-point or bigger favorites is 3-3.
  • This year, nine of Arkansas' 12 games have gone over the point total.
  • When playing as moneyline favorites, the Razorbacks are 4-2, winning 66.7% of the time.
  • The Razorbacks have gone 2-1 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -140 or shorter (66.7%).

Kansas Betting Info

  • Kansas has six wins in 12 contests against the spread this year.
  • As 2.5-point underdogs or more, Kansas is 3-4-2 against the spread.
  • Kansas has played 12 games this year, and eight of them have gone over the total.
  • The Jayhawks have won three of the nine games they've played as underdogs this season.
  • The Jayhawks have a record of 2-6, a 33.3% win rate, when they're set as an underdog of +117 or more by bookmakers this season.

Arkansas vs. Kansas Comparison

Compare 2022 season stats for Razorbacks and Jayhawks
Razorbacks Stats Jayhawks
229.5 Pass yards 230.3
272.9 Pass yards against 257.1
224.3 Rush yards 193.9
180.1 Rush yards against 193.8
-1 Turnover differential +4

Arkansas Leaders

  • K.J. Jefferson has been a dual threat for Arkansas so far this season. He has 2,361 passing yards, completing 68.3% of his passes and tossing 22 touchdown passes and four interceptions this season. He's rushed for 510 yards (42.5 ypg) on 144 carries with seven rushing touchdowns.
  • Raheim Sanders has 1,426 rushing yards on 219 carries with 10 touchdowns. He's also added 28 catches for 271 yards (22.6 per game) and two touchdowns through the air.
  • Matt Landers' leads his squad with 780 yards as a receiver. He's racked up that yardage on 44 receptions (out of 68 targets) and scored seven touchdowns.
  • Jadon Haselwood has hauled in 59 receptions totaling 702 yards, finding the end zone three times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Trey Knox has a total of 296 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 26 throws and scoring five touchdowns.
  • Drew Sanders, the team's tackle and sacks leader, has collected 10 sacks, 11 TFL, 84 tackles, and one interception.
  • Dwight McGlothern has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 31 tackles and five passes defended.

Kansas Leaders

  • Jalon Daniels has thrown for 1,470 yards (122.5 ypg) to lead Kansas, completing 65.7% of his passes and tossing 13 touchdown passes and two interceptions this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 398 yards (33.2 ypg) on 63 carries with six touchdowns.
  • The team's top rusher, Devin Neal, has carried the ball 171 times for 1,061 yards (88.4 per game) with nine touchdowns.
  • Lawrence Arnold has hauled in 597 receiving yards on 36 receptions to pace his squad so far this season while scoring four touchdowns as a receiver.
  • Luke Grimm has 42 receptions (on 64 targets) for a total of 456 yards (38 yards per game) and five touchdowns this year.
  • Quentin Skinner's 41 targets have resulted in 25 grabs for 436 yards and five touchdowns.
  • Lonnie Phelps has seven sacks to lead the team, and also has nine TFL and 46 tackles.
  • Kansas' top-tackler, Kenny Logan Jr., has 76 tackles and two interceptions this year.
  • Jacobee Bryant leads the team with three interceptions, while also recording 25 tackles and five passes defended.

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Arkansas vs. Kansas Over/Under Trends

  • Arkansas' games this season have gone over this contest's total of 70 points three times.
  • Kansas has played five games this season that have gone over 70 combined points scored.
  • The average point total in Arkansas' games this season is 59, 11 points fewer than this matchup's over/under.
  • The average over/under for Kansas' outings this season is 62.2, 7.8 fewer points than this game's point total.

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