Saturday, October 29, 2016
Jack Trice Stadium
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The Kansas State Wildcats take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Jack Trice Stadium. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 6 point favorites. This season the Wildcats are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Cyclones have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread.
Jesse Ertz finished with 147 yards through the air for Kansas State last week. He completed 15 passes out of 19 attempts for a 79% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led in rushing by Jesse Ertz, who finished with 42 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Deante Burton was the team leader in receiving with a total of 53 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kansas State got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 11 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 46 total plays for 244 yards for the game. The Wildcats ran for 97 yards on 27 attempts.
Joel Lanning finished with 140 yards passing for Iowa State last week. He went 12 for 22, resulting in a 55% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led on the ground by Mike Warren, who finished with 60 yards on 18 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Deshaunte Jones led the team in receiving with 87 yards and 5 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Iowa State had 19 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 7 came from a pass. They ran 77 total plays for 280 yards for the contest. The Cyclones ran for 98 yards on 43 carries as a team.
Kansas State scores 30.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 61st in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 14.6 passes on 26.6 attempts for a 54.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 167.6 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 112th in college football. The Wildcats run for an average of 184 yards per game on 38.9 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 53rd in the nation. They also run 65.4 plays per contest and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 351.6 yards per game, ranking their offense 109th overall this season. The Wildcats average 19.9 first downs per game which ranks them 92nd in the country. They accumulate 54.9 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, which ranks 69th in the nation.
Kansas State allows 248.7 passing yards per game, ranking 88th in D-1, and they allow 21 points per contest on defense, which ranks 26th. They give up 20.9 completions on 31.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 66.7. The Wildcats allow 94.9 rushing yards per game on 31.1 carries for an average of 3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 3rd in the country. Kansas State allows 343.6 total yards per game including 5.5 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 23rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.6 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties for 55.1 yards per game, ranking them 69th among D-1 teams.
Iowa State averages 23.7 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 102nd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.1 passes per game on 32.7 attempts for a 58.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 240 yards through the air per game, ranking them 55th in Division 1. The Cyclones run for an average of 138.4 yards per game on 39.7 attempts for an average of 3.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 104th on the ground. They also run 72.4 plays per game and average 5.2 yards per play for a total of 378.4 yards per game, ranking them 95th in the country on offense. The Cyclones get an average of 20.6 first downs per game, which ranks 80th in the nation. They average 59.4 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, ranking them 50th in college football.
Iowa State allows an average of 229.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 71st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 98th in the nation. They give up 19.1 completions on 31.9 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.1 per game. The Cyclones allow 231.7 rushing yards per contest on 45.7 carries for a 5.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 115th in the country. Iowa State allows 460.9 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 112th in D-1. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 60.3 yards in each contest, ranking 88th in the nation.
Kansas State Betting Trends
Kansas State is 2-5-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas State has an ATS record of 3-4-0 this season
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 RB Dalvin Warmack Arm injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
10/23/16 QB Jesse Ertz Shoulder probable Saturday vs. Iowa State
10/23/16 LB Bobby McMillen III Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/23/16 WR Trever Ryen Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
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
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State
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