Kansas State at Texas Tech College Football Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Jones AT&T Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders host the Kansas State Wildcats at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas Tech as 1 point favorites. The Red Raiders have an over/under record of 3-5-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread. The Wildcats have an ATS record of 3-5-0 while their over/under record is 4-4-0.
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Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 4-4-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 3-5-0 against the spread
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3-5-0 against the over/under
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
10/29/17 QB Alex Delton Undisclosed injured last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
10/29/17 QB Jesse Ertz Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Texas Tech
08/25/17 OL Reid Najvar Undisclosed out for season
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
10/29/17 DB D.J. Polite-Bray Disciplinary is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/29/17 WR Derrick Willies Disciplinary is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/29/17 DL Houston Miller Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/29/17 RB Justin Stockton Cramps is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/29/17 DL Lonzell Gilmore Leg left last game, is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/29/17 FB Mason Reed Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
10/29/17 DL Nick McCann Disciplinary is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas State
08/30/17 LB D'Vonta Hinton Left Team out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas State Wildcats have run for 1,596 yards as a team, which ranks 34th in college football. They've run 313 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 44 times for 383 yards so far this season, which has them 87th in the country in penalties. They are 42nd in the nation in points scored with 255. They have run 477 plays this season for 2,995 yards, which ranks them 107th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wildcats average 6.3 yards per play, which is 33rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 137 1st downs this year, placing them 116th overall as an offensive unit. Alex Delton averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 29 passes on 55 attempts for a completion percentage of 52.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.9. He has thrown for 418 yards this season.
The Wildcats rush defense has allowed 284 attempts for 1,019 yards this year, putting them in 31st place in D-1 against the run. Kansas State has committed 44 penalties for 335 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 29th in college football. They are 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 188. They have surrendered a total of 3,276 yards on D, which is 79th in the country. The Wildcats are ranked 63rd in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 189 passes on 304 attempts against the Kansas State Wildcats defense this season, placing them 122nd and 117th in Division 1. The Kansas State pass defense has also given up a total of 2,257 yards through the air, which is 116th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kansas State Wildcats have attempted 19 field goals this season and made 15, which is 6th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. Kansas State Wildcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,442 yards on 33 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 29th in Division 1 in punting average. Kansas State is ranked 25th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 232 punt return yards and average 14.5 yards per return, which is 14th in college football. They have returned 24 kicks for 591 yards on special teams, ranking 27th in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 25 yards per kick return and they are 65th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,818.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Red Raiders are 18th in the country in points scored with 309. They have run 607 plays this year for 4,035 yards, which ranks them 7th in Division 1 in total offense. The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 6.6 yards per play, which is 19th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 212 1st downs this season, ranking them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas Tech has run for 1,250 yards as a unit, which ranks 73rd in college football. They've run 288 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. Texas Tech has been penalized on offense 67 times for 640 yards so far this year, which has them 7th in the country in penalties. Nic Shimonek has passed for 2,663 yards this year. He's completed 217 throws while attempting 311 passes for a completion percentage of 69.8%. His quarterback rating this season is 161.2. He averages 9.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt.
Texas Tech is 100th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 265. They have given up a total of 3,600 yards on D, which is 102nd in D-1. The Red Raiders are 87th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 208 throws on 317 attempts against the Texas Tech defense this season, ranking them 126th and 124th in the nation. The Texas Tech Red Raiders pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,320 yards in the air, which is 121st overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 300 attempts for 1,280 yards this season, putting them in 60th place in the country against the run. The Red Raiders have had 43 penalties for 442 yards on defense this year. That places them 70th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas Tech is 94th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 53 punt return yards and average 5.3 yards per return, which is 92nd in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 424 yards on special teams, which puts them 80th in kick return yardage. The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 21 yards per kick return and they are 18th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,512. The Red Raiders have tried 13 field goals this year and made 6, which is 104th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 46%. Texas Tech kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 39 for 42 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,314 yards on 33 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 98th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats +1
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