Iowa State at Kansas State College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Bill Snyder Family Stadium
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The Iowa State Cyclones head to Bill Snyder Family Stadium to play the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 2.5 point favorites. The Cyclones are 8-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Wildcats are 4-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-5-0.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Iowa State Cyclones are 8-2-0 against the spread
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
11/12/17 QB Kyle Kempt Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
11/12/17 WR Trever Ryen Head left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
10/30/17 OL Bryce Meeker Knee is out indefinitely
10/30/17 DE Matt Leo Undisclosed is out for season
10/08/17 QB Jacob Park Personal out indefinitely
10/02/17 OL Oge Udeogu Elbow out indefinitely
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
11/12/17 QB Alex Delton Head is "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
11/12/17 QB Jesse Ertz Knee is doubtful Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
08/25/17 OL Reid Najvar Undisclosed out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Iowa State Cyclones are 42nd in the country in points scored with 340. They have run 758 plays this year for 4,304 yards, which ranks them 29th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cyclones average 5.7 yards per play, which is 59th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 234 1st downs this season, ranking them 49th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Iowa State has run for 1,334 yards as a unit, which ranks 111th in college football. They've run 355 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Cyclones have been penalized on offense 45 times for 411 yards so far this year, which has them 121st in the country in penalties. Kyle Kempt has passed for 1,209 yards this year. He's completed 113 throws while attempting 169 passes for a completion percentage of 66.9%. His quarterback rating this season is 144.9. He averages 7.7 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Iowa State is 34th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 232. They have given up a total of 4,157 yards on D, which is 58th in D-1. The Cyclones are 51st in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 246 throws on 367 attempts against the Iowa State Cyclones defense this season, ranking them 121st and 104th in the nation. The Iowa State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,655 yards in the air, which is 91st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 404 attempts for 1,502 yards this season, putting them in 36th place in the country against the run. The Cyclones have had 84 penalties for 798 yards on defense this year. That places them 122nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Iowa State is 52nd in the country in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 190 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 25th in D-1. They have returned 26 kicks for 534 yards on special teams, which puts them 96th in kick return yardage. The Cyclones average 21 yards per kick return and they are 79th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,028. The Iowa State Cyclones have tried 19 field goals this year and made 15, which is 35th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. Iowa State Cyclones kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 41 for 41 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,352 yards on 58 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 86th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats have run for 2,131 yards as a team, which ranks 35th in college football. They've run 440 times, averaging 4.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Kansas State Wildcats have been penalized on offense 61 times for 531 yards so far this season, which has them 85th in the country in penalties. They are 33rd in the nation in points scored with 365. They have run 671 plays this season for 4,156 yards, which ranks them 96th in Division 1 in total offense. Kansas State averages 6.2 yards per play, which is 36th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 191 1st downs this year, placing them 110th overall as an offensive unit. Alex Delton averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 42 passes on 75 attempts for a completion percentage of 56%. His quarterback rating this year is 125. He has thrown for 585 yards this season.
The Kansas State Wildcats rush defense has allowed 372 attempts for 1,346 yards this year, putting them in 23rd place in D-1 against the run. Kansas State has committed 57 penalties for 455 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 18th in college football. They are 64th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 292. They have surrendered a total of 4,805 yards on D, which is 103rd in the country. The Wildcats are ranked 78th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opposing offenses have completed 282 passes on 457 attempts against the Kansas State defense this season, placing them 128th and 129th in Division 1. The Kansas State Wildcats pass defense has also given up a total of 3,460 yards through the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kansas State Wildcats have attempted 26 field goals this season and made 21, which is 3rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 81%. Kansas State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 42 for 42 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,264 yards on 52 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 26th in Division 1 in punting average. Kansas State is ranked 9th in the nation in punt returns with 26. They've accumulated 356 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 11th in college football. They have returned 39 kicks for 952 yards on special teams, ranking 7th in kick return yardage. The Kansas State Wildcats average 25 yards per kick return and they are 37th in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,464.
Who will win tonight's Cyclones/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cyclones +2.5
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