Texas Tech at Kansas State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium is the venue for the game between the Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas Tech as 7 point favorites. The Wildcats are 5-5-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-7-0. The Red Raiders are 6-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 8-2-0.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 8-2-0 against the over/under
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
11/11/18 QB Alan Bowman Lung is doubtful Saturday vs Kansas State
11/11/18 FB Connor Killian Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Kansas State
11/11/18 LB Dakota Allen Knee is questionable Saturday vs Kansas State
11/11/18 OL Jacob Hines Knee is questionable Saturday vs Kansas State
08/14/18 DB Octavious Morgan Knee is out indefinitely
06/25/18 WR JoJo Robinson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
06/25/18 WR Quan Shorts Legal problems is out indefinitely
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
11/11/18 DB Duke Shelley Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas Tech
11/11/18 QB Skylar Thompson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas Tech
08/19/18 RB Mike McCoy Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have run for 1,450 yards as a unit, which ranks 89th in the nation. They've run 381 times, averaging 3.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Red Raiders have been penalized on offense 83 times for 763 yards so far this year, which has them 9th in the country in penalties. They are 8th in Division 1 in points scored with 418. They have run 849 plays this year for 5,284 yards, which ranks them 2nd in the nation in total offense. The Red Raiders average 6.2 yards per play, which is 39th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 288 1st downs this season, ranking them 1st overall as an offensive unit. Jett Duffey has completed 85 throws while attempting 127 passes for a completion percentage of 66.9%. He has passed for 1,071 yards this year. He averages 7.9 adjusted yards per throw and 8.4 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 150.7.
The Red Raiders rush defense has given up 370 attempts for 1,603 yards this season, putting them in 65th place in the country against the run. They have had 74 penalties for 642 yards on defense this year. That places them 104th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 96th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 317. They have given up a total of 4,542 yards on D, which is 112th in the nation. The Red Raiders are 99th in yards per play allowed with 6.1. Opponent offenses have completed 207 throws on 377 attempts against the Texas Tech Red Raiders defense this season, ranking them 109th and 124th in the country. The Texas Tech pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,939 yards in the air, which is 128th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have tried 15 field goals this year and made 14, which is 26th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 93%. Texas Tech Red Raiders kickers have made 98% of their extra points, going 52 for 53 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,954 yards on 46 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 48th in the NCAA in punting average. Texas Tech is 85th in the country in punt returns with 13. They've totaled 102 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 79th in D-1. They have returned 25 kicks for 597 yards on special teams, which puts them 32nd in kick return yardage. The Red Raiders average 24 yards per kick return and they are 5th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,983.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats are 118th in Division 1 in points scored with 211. They have run 647 plays this season for 3,341 yards, which ranks them 116th in the nation in total offense. The Kansas State Wildcats average 5.2 yards per play, which is 103rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 182 1st downs this year, placing them 107th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas State has run for 1,792 yards as a team, which ranks 56th in the country. They've run 410 times, averaging 4.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Wildcats have been penalized on offense 50 times for 457 yards so far this season, which has them 101st in the nation in penalties. Alex Delton has thrown for 554 yards this season. He has completed 44 passes on 80 attempts for a completion percentage of 55%. His quarterback rating this year is 116.4. He averages 6.9 yards per pass attempt and 6.3 adjusted yards per throw.
Kansas State is 57th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 257. They have surrendered a total of 4,171 yards on D, which is 89th in Division 1. The Wildcats are ranked 93rd in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 216 passes on 367 attempts against the Kansas State defense this season, placing them 118th and 121st in the country. The Kansas State Wildcats pass defense has also given up a total of 2,462 yards through the air, which is 95th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 330 attempts for 1,709 yards this year, putting them in 78th place in D-1 against the run. The Wildcats have committed 60 penalties for 516 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 46th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas State is ranked 61st in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 192 punt return yards and average 12.8 yards per return, which is 27th in college football. They have returned 31 kicks for 537 yards on special teams, ranking 44th in kick return yardage. The Kansas State Wildcats average 17 yards per kick return and they are 102nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,070. The Wildcats have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 10, which is 64th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Kansas State kickers have made 92% of their extra points, going 23 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,066 yards on 48 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 33rd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Red Raiders/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wildcats +7
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