Saturday, November 12, 2016
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The Iowa State Cyclones take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Iowa State as 11.5 point favorites. This season the Cyclones are 6-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-4-0. The Jayhawks have an over/under record of 3-6-0 and they are 3-6-0 against the spread.
Jacob Park finished with 160 yards through the air for Iowa State last week. He completed 16 passes out of 29 attempts for a 55% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led in rushing by Joel Lanning, who finished with 61 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Allen Lazard was the team leader in receiving with a total of 76 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Iowa State got a total of 15 first downs. Of those first downs, 6 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 56 total plays for 290 yards for the game. The Cyclones ran for 130 yards on 26 attempts.
Carter Stanley finished with 127 yards passing for Kansas last week. He went 9 for 11, resulting in a 82% completion percentage. The Jayhawks were led on the ground by Ke'aun Kinner, who finished with 65 yards on 14 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Steven Sims led the team in receiving with 124 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Kansas had 18 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 10 came from a pass. They ran 73 total plays for 441 yards for the contest. The Jayhawks ran for 150 yards on 37 carries as a team.
Iowa State scores 24 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 95th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 19.3 passes on 33.6 attempts for a 57.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 242.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 56th in college football. The Cyclones run for an average of 139.2 yards per game on 37.2 attempts for an average of 3.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 103rd in the nation. They also run 70.8 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 381.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 89th overall this season. The Cyclones average 20.4 first downs per game which ranks them 81st in the country. They accumulate 56.9 penalty yards per game via 6.9 penalties, which ranks 55th in the nation.
Iowa State allows 231.4 passing yards per game, ranking 70th in D-1, and they allow 32.6 points per contest on defense, which ranks 100th. They give up 19.7 completions on 31.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 62.1. The Cyclones allow 224.2 rushing yards per game on 45 carries for an average of 5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 108th in the country. Iowa State allows 455.7 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 107th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.7 penalties for 56.3 yards per game, ranking them 82nd among D-1 teams.
Kansas averages 19.6 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 121st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23 passes per game on 37.9 attempts for a 60.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 243.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 55th in Division 1. The Jayhawks run for an average of 108 yards per game on 33.2 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 121st on the ground. They also run 71.1 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 351.6 yards per game, ranking them 112th in the country on offense. The Jayhawks get an average of 17.2 first downs per game, which ranks 121st in the nation. They average 52.1 penalty yards per game via 5.8 penalties, ranking them 75th in college football.
Kansas allows an average of 239.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 79th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 40.2 points per contest, which has them ranked 121st in the nation. They give up 18.6 completions on 32.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8 per game. The Jayhawks allow 224.6 rushing yards per contest on 42.4 carries for a 5.3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 109th in the country. Kansas allows 463.8 total yards per game for an average of 6.2 yards per play, which ranks 112th in D-1. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and 6.8 penalties for 56.9 yards in each contest, ranking 84th in the nation.
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 6-3-0 this season
Kansas Betting Trends
Kansas is 3-6-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas has an ATS record of 3-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/07/16 RB David Montgomery Concussion injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
11/07/16 RB Mike Warren Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
11/06/16 LB Bobby McMillen III Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/13/16 DE J.D. Waggoner Pectoral out for season
10/04/16 TE Chase Allen Illness out for season
09/17/16 OL Jaypee Philbert Jr. Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Zeb Noland Knee out for season
08/15/16 OL Jake Campos Leg out indefinitely
11/07/16 QB Montell Cozart Concussion injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/06/16 WR Bobby Hartzog Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
11/06/16 RB Khalil Herbert Toe "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
10/30/16 LB Joe Dineen Hamstring out for season
10/14/16 DT D.J. Williams Dismissed has been dismissed
10/05/16 OT Jordan Shelley-Smith Concussion out for season
09/01/16 RB Ryan Schadler Illness out for season
09/01/16 CB Shola Ayinde ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas +11.5
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