Saturday, December 5, 2015
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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The West Virginia Mountaineers face the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 60.
Skyler Howard finished his last game with 202 yards through the air for West Virginia. He completed 12 passes out of 26 attempts for a 46% completion percentage. The Mountaineers were led in rushing by Skyler Howard, who finished with 73 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Shelton Gibson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 148 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game West Virginia had 415 total yards on 71 plays. They gained 13 rushing first downs, 6 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 19 first downs on the game. The Mountaineers rushed for 213 yards by way of 45 carries.
Joe Hubener finished his last game with 133 yards through the air for Kansas State. He completed 10 passes out of 17 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led in rushing by Joe Hubener, who finished with 88 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Winston Dimel was the team leader in receiving with a total of 44 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. Kansas State had 363 total yards on 69 plays. They gained 12 rushing first downs, 7 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 22 first downs on the game. The Wildcats rushed for 226 yards by way of 49 carries.
West Virginia is scoring 34.2 points per game on offense this season. In the passing department, they are averaging 16.8 passes on 30.5 attempts for a 55.1 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 223.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Mountaineers are running for an average of 241.5 yards per game on 49.8 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. They are also running 80.4 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for an average of 464.8 yards per contest. The Mountaineers manage 24.9 first downs per contest and they average a total of 74.2 penalty yards on 7.2 penalties.
West Virginia allows 224.2 passing yards per game and 23.1 points per contest on defense. They give up 17.4 completions on 33 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 52.6. The Mountaineers allow 169.5 rushing yards per game on 40.2 carries for a 4.2 average per play. West Virginia gives up 393.6 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 2.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.6 penalties per game that total 65.1 yards as a unit.
Kansas State averages 31.1 points per game this season on offense. In the passing department, they complete 12.7 passes per game on 26.3 attempts for a 48.4 percent completion percentage. They are throwing for 174.5 yards through the air per game thus far. The Wildcats run for an average of 169.5 yards per game on 41.7 attempts for an average of 4.1 yards per carry this season. They also run 68 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 343.9 yards in each contest. The Wildcats are gaining 19.3 first downs per contest and they average 40.1 penalty yards on 5.4 penalties per game.
Kansas State allows an average of 283.3 passing yards and 31 points per contest. They give up 22.8 completions on 34.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.5 per game. The Wildcats allow 158.8 rushing yards per contest on 37 carries for a 4.3 average per rush. Kansas State gives up 442.1 total yards per game including an average of 6.2 per play. They create an average of 1.2 turnovers per game and 6.5 penalties for 57.8 yards each game.
West Virginia Betting Trends
West Virginia is 3-8-0 against the over/under so far this season
West Virginia has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Kansas State Betting Trends
Kansas State is 7-4-0 against the over/under so far this season
Kansas State has an ATS record of 5-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/29/15 OL Adam Pankey Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
11/29/15 WR Ka'Raun White Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
11/29/15 DL Yodny Cajuste Foot "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/07/15 db Karl Joseph Knee out for season
08/28/15 LB Edward Muldrow Undisclosed out indefinitely
11/02/15 DB Danzel McDaniel Undisclosed out for season
10/07/15 DB Cre Moore Legal problems out indefinitely
09/18/15 DB Dante Barnett Shoulder out indefinitely
09/07/15 QB Jesse Ertz Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas State
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