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ESPN Computer’s Prediction For Kansas-Kansas State Game

Kansas coach Bill Self looking furious on the sideline during a game.

LOUISVILLE, KY - MARCH 26: Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts in the first half against the Villanova Wildcats during the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at KFC YUM! Center on March 26, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Monday's Kansas-Kansas State game could very well be historic, with huge Big 12 title implications at stake. The Jayhawks need a win to still have a shot at keeping their streak of regular season Big 12 titles alive.

Kansas is coming off a terrible 91-62 loss to Texas Tech that dropped them to 20-7 on the season and 9-5 in the Big 12. With the Jayhawks two games back of Kansas State and one of the Red Raiders, the team is at risk of having their Big 12 regular season title streak broken.

Kansas State has won two straight games and six of the last seven thanks to a dominating defense. The Wildcats already own a win over the Jayhawks, but did so at home. This time, the game will be played at Allen Fieldhouse.

ESPN's computer model has released its prediction for the Kansas-Kansas State game.

ESPN’s computer model believes that Kansas has this game on lock. The computer model gives the Jayhawks a 71.6 percent chance to win this Monday's game.

It has been a rare year of struggles for the Jayhawks, who between injuries and suspensions have lost several critical players for key games.

But despite their seven losses, the team has yet to lose at Allen Fieldhouse. The home crowd should give Bill Self and company a huge advantage against their in-state rivals.

The game will be played at 9 p.m. EST on ESPN.