Mississippi State at Kansas State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/8/2018
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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The Kansas State Wildcats host the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The opening line for this game has MSU as 6 point favorites. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 0-1-0 and they are 0-1-0 against the spread. The Bulldogs have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 0-0-0.
Valuable Mississippi State Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 0-0-0 against the over/under
The Mississippi State Bulldogs are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 0-1-0 against the spread
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have run for 220 yards as a team, which ranks 45th in college football. They've run 37 times, averaging 5.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Bulldogs have been penalized on offense 7 times for 80 yards so far this season, which has them 48th in the country in penalties. They are 8th in the nation in points scored with 63. They have run 71 plays this season for 618 yards, which ranks them 9th in Division 1 in total offense. The Bulldogs average 8.7 yards per play, which is 12th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 25 1st downs this year, placing them 44th overall as an offensive unit. Keytaon Thompson averages 11.7 yards per pass attempt and 15 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 13 passes on 31 attempts for a completion percentage of 41.9%. His quarterback rating this year is 193.8. He has thrown for 364 yards this season.
The Bulldogs rush defense has allowed 41 attempts for 77 yards this year, putting them in 30th place in D-1 against the run. Mississippi State has committed 9 penalties for 56 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 69th in college football. They are 18th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 6. They have surrendered a total of 254 yards on D, which is 30th in the country. The Bulldogs are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 3.3. Opposing offenses have completed 15 passes on 37 attempts against the Mississippi State Bulldogs defense this season, placing them 48th and 93rd in Division 1. The Mississippi State pass defense has also given up a total of 177 yards through the air, which is 47th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Mississippi State Bulldogs kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 9 for 9 this year. Their punters have totaled 123 yards on 3 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That places them 63rd in Division 1 in punting average. Mississippi State is ranked 9th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 56 punt return yards and average 11.2 yards per return, which is 33rd in college football. The Bulldogs are 25th in the country in all-purpose yards with 674.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats are 82nd in the country in points scored with 27. They have run 75 plays this year for 408 yards, which ranks them 105th in Division 1 in total offense. The Kansas State Wildcats average 5.4 yards per play, which is 82nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 19 1st downs this season, ranking them 94th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas State has run for 256 yards as a unit, which ranks 34th in college football. They've run 47 times, averaging 5.4 yards per rush as a unit. Kansas State has been penalized on offense 13 times for 129 yards so far this year, which has them 5th in the country in penalties. Skylar Thompson has passed for 61 yards this year. He's completed 8 throws while attempting 14 passes for a completion percentage of 57.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 103. He averages 2.6 adjusted yards per throw and 4.4 yards per pass attempt.
Kansas State is 69th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 24. They have given up a total of 334 yards on D, which is 63rd in D-1. The Wildcats are 36th in yards per play allowed with 4.3. Opponent offenses have completed 24 throws on 56 attempts against the Kansas State defense this season, ranking them 94th and 122nd in the nation. The Kansas State Wildcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 257 yards in the air, which is 86th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 21 attempts for 77 yards this season, putting them in 29th place in the country against the run. The Wildcats have had 5 penalties for 35 yards on defense this year. That places them 33rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas State is 8th in the country in punt returns with 5. They've totaled 107 punt return yards and average 21.4 yards per return, which is 11th in D-1. They have returned 5 kicks for 87 yards on special teams, which puts them 31st in kick return yardage. The Kansas State Wildcats average 17 yards per kick return and they are 37th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 602. Their punters have accumulated 256 yards on 6 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 57th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Bulldogs/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Bulldogs -6
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