Saturday, October 22, 2016
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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The Texas Longhorns take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium. The opening line for this game has Kansas State as 3 point favorites. This season the Longhorns are 4-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 2-4-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
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Shane Buechele finished with 296 yards through the air for Texas last week. He completed 26 passes out of 38 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led in rushing by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 136 yards on 30 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Devin Duvernay was the team leader in receiving with a total of 96 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas got a total of 28 first downs. Of those first downs, 14 came on the ground while 12 came through the air. They ran 85 total plays for 505 yards for the game. The Longhorns ran for 209 yards on 47 attempts.
Joe Hubener finished with 157 yards passing for Kansas State last week. He went 12 for 23, resulting in a 52% completion percentage. The Wildcats were led on the ground by Jesse Ertz, who finished with 40 yards on 7 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Dominique Heath led the team in receiving with 101 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Kansas State had 19 first downs total. 6 came from running the ball and 12 came from a pass. They ran 69 total plays for 335 yards for the contest. The Wildcats ran for 110 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Texas scores 38.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 23rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.3 passes on 33.5 attempts for a 63.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 261 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 42nd in college football. The Longhorns run for an average of 238.8 yards per game on 49.8 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. That ranks them 20th in the nation. They also run 83.3 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 499.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 19th overall this season. The Longhorns average 26.7 first downs per game which ranks them 8th in the country. They accumulate 69.7 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, which ranks 19th in the nation.
Texas allows 278.5 passing yards per game, ranking 112th in D-1, and they allow 34 points per contest on defense, which ranks 107th. They give up 19.7 completions on 30.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.1. The Longhorns allow 165.8 rushing yards per game on 44.5 carries for an average of 3.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 75th in the country. Texas allows 444.3 total yards per game including 5.9 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 103rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.7 penalties for 67 yards per game, ranking them 113th among D-1 teams.
Kansas State averages 31.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 56th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 13.7 passes per game on 26.5 attempts for a 51.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 167 yards through the air per game, ranking them 112th in Division 1. The Wildcats run for an average of 175.7 yards per game on 36.8 attempts for an average of 4.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 62nd on the ground. They also run 63.3 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 342.7 yards per game, ranking them 115th in the country on offense. The Wildcats get an average of 18.7 first downs per game, which ranks 106th in the nation. They average 51.5 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, ranking them 78th in college football.
Kansas State allows an average of 253.2 passing yards per game, which ranks 91st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 21 points per contest, which has them ranked 30th in the nation. They give up 21.5 completions on 32.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 66.2 per game. The Wildcats allow 90.3 rushing yards per contest on 30 carries for a 3 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 4th in the country. Kansas State allows 343.5 total yards per game for an average of 5.5 yards per play, which ranks 26th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 5.3 penalties for 52.3 yards in each contest, ranking 55th in the nation.
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Kansas State Betting Trends
Kansas State is 2-4-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas State has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/13/16 WR Kai Locksley Undisclosed out indefinitely
10/03/16 RB Chris Warren III Knee out indefinitely
09/15/16 RB Kirk Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/01/16 OL Buck Major Finger out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR Lorenzo Joe Hamstring out indefinitely
10/16/16 QB Jesse Ertz Shoulder injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Texas
Josh's Pick: Take Kansas State
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