Kansas State at Baylor College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Kansas State Wildcats head to McLane Stadium to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Baylor as 3 point favorites. The Wildcats are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-4-0. The Bears are 1-3-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-1-0.
Valuable Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 1-4-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 1-3-1 against the spread
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
09/26/18 QB Alex Delton None has been named the starter Saturday vs Texas
09/23/18 LB Elijah Sullivan Knee is questionable Saturday vs Texas
09/23/18 DB Kevion McGee Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas
09/21/18 DB Denzel Goolsby Undisclosed is out indefinitely
08/19/18 RB Mike McCoy Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
09/24/18 OL Xavier Newman Ankle is out indefinitely
09/19/18 WR Tony Nicholson Left Team is out for season
09/03/18 OL Josh Malin Knee is out indefinitely
08/31/18 DT Micheal Johnson Dismissed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Kansas State Wildcats are 111th in the country in points scored with 98. They have run 323 plays this year for 1,605 yards, which ranks them 98th in Division 1 in total offense. The Wildcats average 5 yards per play, which is 108th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 88 1st downs this season, ranking them 96th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas State has run for 731 yards as a unit, which ranks 83rd in college football. They've run 201 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 27 times for 254 yards so far this year, which has them 81st in the country in penalties. Skylar Thompson has passed for 601 yards this year. He's completed 47 throws while attempting 84 passes for a completion percentage of 56%. His quarterback rating this season is 129.4. He averages 7.6 adjusted yards per throw and 7.2 yards per pass attempt.
Kansas State is 76th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 126. They have given up a total of 1,978 yards on D, which is 91st in D-1. The Wildcats are 85th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 109 throws on 191 attempts against the Kansas State Wildcats defense this season, ranking them 115th and 122nd in the nation. The Kansas State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,152 yards in the air, which is 87th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 155 attempts for 826 yards this season, putting them in 87th place in the country against the run. The Wildcats have had 36 penalties for 299 yards on defense this year. That places them 93rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas State is 55th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 150 punt return yards and average 18.8 yards per return, which is 18th in D-1. They have returned 23 kicks for 391 yards on special teams, which puts them 12th in kick return yardage. The Wildcats average 17 yards per kick return and they are 77th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,146. The Kansas State Wildcats have tried 11 field goals this year and made 9, which is 8th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Kansas State Wildcats kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,081 yards on 26 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 64th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bears have run for 783 yards as a team, which ranks 77th in college football. They've run 176 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Baylor Bears have been penalized on offense 40 times for 401 yards so far this season, which has them 16th in the country in penalties. They are 34th in the nation in points scored with 178. They have run 379 plays this season for 2,440 yards, which ranks them 7th in Division 1 in total offense. Baylor averages 6.4 yards per play, which is 33rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 128 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. Charlie Brewer averages 7.8 yards per pass attempt and 8.5 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 102 passes on 162 attempts for a completion percentage of 63%. His quarterback rating this year is 143.5. He has thrown for 1,262 yards this season.
The Baylor Bears rush defense has allowed 156 attempts for 840 yards this year, putting them in 91st place in D-1 against the run. Baylor has committed 25 penalties for 202 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in college football. They are 107th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 160. They have surrendered a total of 1,998 yards on D, which is 93rd in the country. The Bears are ranked 113th in yards per play allowed with 6.5. Opposing offenses have completed 90 passes on 153 attempts against the Baylor defense this season, placing them 74th and 77th in Division 1. The Baylor Bears pass defense has also given up a total of 1,158 yards through the air, which is 90th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Baylor Bears have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 9, which is 6th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 82%. Baylor kickers have made 91% of their extra points, going 19 for 21 this year. Their punters have totaled 962 yards on 22 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 31st in Division 1 in punting average. Baylor is ranked 43rd in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 70 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 81st in college football. They have returned 10 kicks for 181 yards on special teams, ranking 81st in kick return yardage. The Baylor Bears average 18 yards per kick return and they are 22nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,691.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bears -3
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