Kansas State at Kansas College Football Picks & Predictions 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium
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Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium is the venue for the game between the Kansas State Wildcats and the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Kansas State as 23 point favorites. The total has been set at 59.5. The Jayhawks are 1-6-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 5-2-0. The Wildcats are 3-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-3-0.
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Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The Kansas Jayhawks are 1-6-0 against the spread
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
10/23/17 OL Abdul Beecham Arm injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/23/17 DB Cre Moore Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/23/17 DB Kendall Adams Undisclosed is probable Saturday vs. Kansas
10/11/17 QB Jesse Ertz Knee out indefinitely
08/25/17 OL Reid Najvar Undisclosed out for season
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
10/22/17 LB Denzel Feaster Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/22/17 CB Derrick Neal Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/22/17 LB Dru Prox Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/22/17 OL Mesa Ribordy Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
09/20/17 DT Isi Holani Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas State Wildcats have run for 1,394 yards as a unit, which ranks 38th in the nation. They've run 270 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 38 times for 348 yards so far this year, which has them 95th in the country in penalties. They are 47th in Division 1 in points scored with 225. They have run 421 plays this year for 2,655 yards, which ranks them 104th in the nation in total offense. The Wildcats average 6.3 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 120 1st downs this season, ranking them 113th overall as an offensive unit. Alex Delton has completed 25 throws while attempting 48 passes for a completion percentage of 52.1%. He has passed for 320 yards this year. He averages 6.1 adjusted yards per throw and 6.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 110.8.
The Wildcats rush defense has given up 256 attempts for 955 yards this season, putting them in 38th place in the country against the run. They have had 40 penalties for 293 yards on defense this year. That places them 23rd in Division 1. Kansas State is 53rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 168. They have given up a total of 2,794 yards on D, which is 65th in the nation. The Wildcats are 54th in yards per play allowed with 5.5. Opponent offenses have completed 166 throws on 256 attempts against the Kansas State Wildcats defense this season, ranking them 120th and 104th in the country. The Kansas State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,839 yards in the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kansas State Wildcats have tried 16 field goals this year and made 12, which is 19th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 75%. Kansas State Wildcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,266 yards on 29 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 32nd in the NCAA in punting average. Kansas State is 33rd in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 171 punt return yards and average 13.2 yards per return, which is 18th in D-1. They have returned 19 kicks for 408 yards on special teams, which puts them 54th in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 22 yards per kick return and they are 84th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,234.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jayhawks are 112th in Division 1 in points scored with 148. They have run 505 plays this season for 2,417 yards, which ranks them 75th in the nation in total offense. The Kansas Jayhawks average 4.8 yards per play, which is 118th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 119 1st downs this year, placing them 115th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas has run for 844 yards as a team, which ranks 117th in the country. They've run 238 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jayhawks have been penalized on offense 45 times for 357 yards so far this season, which has them 58th in the nation in penalties. Peyton Bender has thrown for 1,429 yards this season. He has completed 129 passes on 237 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 108.6. He averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 5 adjusted yards per throw.
Kansas is 127th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 312. They have surrendered a total of 3,364 yards on D, which is 108th in Division 1. The Jayhawks are ranked 113th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 154 passes on 227 attempts against the Kansas defense this season, placing them 101st and 72nd in the country. The Kansas Jayhawks pass defense has also given up a total of 2,024 yards through the air, which is 117th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 287 attempts for 1,340 yards this year, putting them in 86th place in D-1 against the run. The Jayhawks have committed 39 penalties for 360 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 57th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas is ranked 86th in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 32 punt return yards and average 3.6 yards per return, which is 113th in college football. They have returned 25 kicks for 504 yards on special teams, ranking 28th in kick return yardage. The Kansas Jayhawks average 20 yards per kick return and they are 106th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,953. The Jayhawks have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 8, which is 61st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 89%. Kansas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,092 yards on 51 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 82nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Jayhawks college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jayhawks +23
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