Kansas at Texas College Football Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field
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Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field is the venue for the game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 31 point favorites. The Longhorns are 7-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-7-0. The Jayhawks are 2-7-0 ATS and their over/under record is 5-4-0.
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Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Kansas Jayhawks are 2-7-0 against the spread
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-7-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 7-2-0 against the spread
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/04/17 LB Denzel Feaster Undisclosed is "?"
11/04/17 LB Dru Prox Undisclosed is "?"
11/04/17 OL Zach Hannon Undisclosed is "?"
10/25/17 CB Derrick Neal Personal is out indefinitely
09/20/17 DT Isi Holani Knee out for season
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
11/04/17 DL Andrew Fitzgerald Knee is "?"
11/04/17 RB Toneil Carter Concussion is "?"
11/04/17 OL Zach Shackelford Head is "?"
11/04/17 TE Garrett Gray Knee is "?"
11/04/17 OL Garrett Thomas Knee is "?"
11/04/17 DB P.J Locke III Ankle is "?"
11/04/17 QB Sam Ehlinger Concussion is "?"
09/25/17 DL Chris Daniels Transferred has left the team
09/18/17 OL Connor Williams Knee out indefinitely
09/12/17 OL Patrick Hudson Knee out for season
08/24/17 DB Eric Cuffee Wrist out indefinitely
08/23/17 TE Andrew Beck Foot out for season
08/14/17 OL Elijah Rodriguez Ankle out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas Jayhawks have run for 1,034 yards as a unit, which ranks 117th in the nation. They've run 299 times, averaging 3.5 yards per rush as a unit. The Jayhawks have been penalized on offense 53 times for 429 yards so far this year, which has them 73rd in the country in penalties. They are 114th in Division 1 in points scored with 177. They have run 650 plays this year for 3,188 yards, which ranks them 58th in the nation in total offense. The Jayhawks average 4.9 yards per play, which is 113th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 154 1st downs this season, ranking them 115th overall as an offensive unit. Peyton Bender has completed 131 throws while attempting 240 passes for a completion percentage of 54.6%. He has passed for 1,437 yards this year. He averages 5 adjusted yards per throw and 6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 108.4.
The Jayhawks rush defense has given up 371 attempts for 1,633 yards this season, putting them in 85th place in the country against the run. They have had 52 penalties for 455 yards on defense this year. That places them 58th in Division 1. Kansas is 126th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 380. They have given up a total of 4,130 yards on D, which is 112th in the nation. The Jayhawks are 109th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Opponent offenses have completed 186 throws on 270 attempts against the Kansas Jayhawks defense this season, ranking them 101st and 50th in the country. The Kansas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,497 yards in the air, which is 117th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Kansas Jayhawks have tried 15 field goals this year and made 13, which is 32nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 87%. Kansas Jayhawks kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 18 for 18 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,451 yards on 61 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 93rd in the NCAA in punting average. Kansas is 100th in the country in punt returns with 10. They've totaled 45 punt return yards and average 4.5 yards per return, which is 103rd in D-1. They have returned 36 kicks for 748 yards on special teams, which puts them 13th in kick return yardage. The Jayhawks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 93rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,981.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns are 65th in Division 1 in points scored with 257. They have run 706 plays this season for 3,721 yards, which ranks them 31st in the nation in total offense. The Texas Longhorns average 5.3 yards per play, which is 100th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 194 1st downs this year, placing them 49th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 1,240 yards as a team, which ranks 94th in the country. They've run 350 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 66 times for 607 yards so far this season, which has them 27th in the nation in penalties. Shane Buechele has thrown for 1,067 yards this season. He has completed 103 passes on 158 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 128.6. He averages 6.8 yards per pass attempt and 6.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas is 38th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 192. They have surrendered a total of 3,309 yards on D, which is 47th in Division 1. The Longhorns are ranked 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 176 passes on 298 attempts against the Texas defense this season, placing them 84th and 95th in the country. The Texas Longhorns pass defense has also given up a total of 2,255 yards through the air, which is 93rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 330 attempts for 1,054 yards this year, putting them in 13th place in D-1 against the run. The Longhorns have committed 61 penalties for 445 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 55th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is ranked 55th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 129 punt return yards and average 9.2 yards per return, which is 40th in college football. They have returned 20 kicks for 440 yards on special teams, ranking 88th in kick return yardage. The Texas Longhorns average 22 yards per kick return and they are 60th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,289. The Longhorns have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 7, which is 106th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Texas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 32 for 32 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,587 yards on 53 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That places them 2nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Longhorns -31
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