Thursday, November 5, 2015
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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The Baylor Bears face the Kansas State Wildcats on Thursday at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 18.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 69.5.
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Seth Russell finished his last game with 197 yards through the air for Baylor. He completed 16 passes out of 37 attempts for a 43% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by Shock Linwood, who finished with 171 yards on 27 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Corey Coleman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 85 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. As a team in that game Baylor had 485 total yards on 87 plays. They gained 16 rushing first downs, 10 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 27 first downs on the game. The Bears rushed for 276 yards by way of 49 carries.
Joe Hubener finished his last game with 97 yards through the air for Kansas State. He completed 10 passes out of 22 attempts for a 45% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led in rushing by Charles Jones, who finished with 122 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Deante Burton was the team leader in receiving with a total of 39 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 8 yards per reception. Kansas State had 242 total yards on 61 plays. They gained 9 rushing first downs, 5 passing, and 1 by way of penalty for a total of 15 first downs on the game. The Wildcats rushed for 135 yards by way of 37 carries.
Baylor is scoring 61.1 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 20.4 passes on 32.6 attempts for a 62.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 347.9 yards per game through the air as well. The Bears are running for an average of 338.3 yards per game on 48.9 attempts for an average of 6.9 yards per carry. They are also running 81.4 plays per game and average 8.4 yards per play for an average of 686.1 yards per contest. The Bears manage 32.1 first downs per contest and they average a total of 82.3 penalty yards on 9.4 penalties.
Baylor allows 231.1 passing yards per game and 25.1 points per contest on defense. They give up 19.7 completions on 34.9 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 56.6. The Bears allow 151.3 rushing yards per game on 43.4 carries for a 3.5 average per play. Baylor gives up 382.4 total yards per game including 4.9 yards per play. They force 2.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8.9 penalties per game that total 75.6 yards as a unit.
Kansas State averages 27.3 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 11.1 passes per game on 24.4 attempts for a 45.6 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 157.3 yards through the air per game thus far. The Wildcats run for an average of 156 yards per game on 41 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season. They also run 65.4 plays per game and average 4.8 yards per play for an average of 313.3 yards in each contest. The Wildcats are gaining 18.1 first downs per contest and they average 43.9 penalty yards on 5.6 penalties per game.
Kansas State allows an average of 269.7 passing yards and 28.9 points per contest. They give up 23 completions on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 63.9 per game. The Wildcats allow 147.4 rushing yards per contest on 36.3 carries for a 4.1 average per rush. Kansas State gives up 417.1 total yards per game including an average of 5.8 per play. They create an average of 1 turnovers per game and 6.4 penalties for 54.1 yards each game.
Baylor Betting Trends
Baylor is 5-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Baylor has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Kansas State Betting Trends
Kansas State is 4-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kansas State has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/01/15 OL Andrew Billings Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Kansas State
11/01/15 DT Byron Bonds Hand "?" Thursday vs. Kansas State
11/01/15 QB Jarrett Stidham None expected to start Thursday vs. Kansas State
11/01/15 QB Seth Russell Neck out for season
09/28/15 DB J.W. Ketchum Suspension out indefinitely
09/18/15 TE Tre'Von Armstead Dismissed left the team
11/02/15 QB Alex Delton Knee "?" Thursday vs. Baylor
11/02/15 DB Danzel McDaniel Undisclosed out for season
11/01/15 DB Duke Shelley Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Baylor
11/01/15 LB Elijah Lee Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Baylor
11/01/15 DB Kaleb Prewett Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Baylor
11/01/15 DB Nate Jackson Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Baylor
10/07/15 DB Cre Moore Legal problems out indefinitely
10/07/15 QB Jonathan Banks Illness out indefinitely
09/18/15 DB Dante Barnett Shoulder out indefinitely
09/07/15 QB Jesse Ertz Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Kansas State
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