Kansas at Baylor College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
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The Baylor Bears host the Kansas Jayhawks at McLane Stadium on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 8.5 point favorites. The Bears have an over/under record of 3-0-0 and they are 0-2-1 against the spread. The Jayhawks have an ATS record of 2-1-0 while their over/under record is 1-2-0.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Kansas Jayhawks are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 0-2-1 against the spread
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
09/16/18 CB Kyle Mayberry Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Baylor
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
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 Jayhawks have run for 678 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in college football. They've run 124 times, averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jayhawks have been penalized on offense 21 times for 176 yards so far this season, which has them 45th in the country in penalties. They are 42nd in the nation in points scored with 109. They have run 214 plays this season for 1,166 yards, which ranks them 112th in Division 1 in total offense. The Jayhawks average 5.4 yards per play, which is 93rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 55 1st downs this year, placing them 89th overall as an offensive unit. Peyton Bender averages 5.3 yards per pass attempt and 6.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 44 passes on 73 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 118.7. He has thrown for 390 yards this season.
The Jayhawks rush defense has allowed 110 attempts for 441 yards this year, putting them in 71st place in D-1 against the run. Kansas has committed 17 penalties for 147 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 52nd in college football. They are 31st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 47. They have surrendered a total of 884 yards on D, which is 31st in the country. The Jayhawks are ranked 22nd in yards per play allowed with 4.5. Opposing offenses have completed 44 passes on 87 attempts against the Kansas Jayhawks defense this season, placing them 32nd and 52nd in Division 1. The Kansas pass defense has also given up a total of 443 yards through the air, which is 24th overall in total pass defense.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bears are 28th in the country in points scored with 119. They have run 210 plays this year for 1,500 yards, which ranks them 13th in Division 1 in total offense. The Baylor Bears average 7.1 yards per play, which is 19th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 73 1st downs this season, ranking them 32nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baylor has run for 516 yards as a unit, which ranks 70th in college football. They've run 99 times, averaging 5.2 yards per rush as a unit. Baylor has been penalized on offense 18 times for 185 yards so far this year, which has them 66th in the country in penalties. Charlie Brewer has passed for 641 yards this year. He's completed 45 throws while attempting 75 passes for a completion percentage of 60%. His quarterback rating this season is 142.3. He averages 8.7 adjusted yards per throw and 8.5 yards per pass attempt.
Baylor is 92nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 87. They have given up a total of 1,120 yards on D, which is 72nd in D-1. The Bears are 77th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 57 throws on 103 attempts against the Baylor defense this season, ranking them 81st and 93rd in the nation. The Baylor Bears pass defense has also surrendered a total of 577 yards in the air, which is 58th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 97 attempts for 543 yards this season, putting them in 92nd place in the country against the run. The Bears have had 11 penalties for 67 yards on defense this year. That places them 4th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Bears -8.5
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