Texas at Kansas State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/29/2018
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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The Texas Longhorns travel to Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium to take on the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Texas as 8.5 point favorites. The Longhorns have an ATS record of 2-2-0 while their over/under record is 2-2-0. The Wildcats have an over/under record of 1-3-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Kansas State Wildcats Betting Trends
The Kansas State Wildcats are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Kansas State Wildcats are 1-3-0 against the spread
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
09/22/18 WR John Burt Foot is upgraded to probable Saturday vs TCU
09/22/18 RB Keaontay Ingram Heel is upgraded to probable Saturday vs TCU
09/22/18 OL Zach Shackelford Foot is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs TCU
09/17/18 WR Brennan Eagles Hamstring is doubtful Saturday vs TCU
09/17/18 DE Malcolm Roach Foot is OUT 6-8 weeks
09/16/18 DB Demarvion Overshown Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs TCU
09/13/18 OL Patrick Hudson Medical is out indefinitely
08/15/18 CB John Bonney Hand has left team
07/27/18 LB Demarco Boyd Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
09/21/18 DB Denzel Goolsby Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/21/18 LB Elijah Sullivan Knee is questionable Saturday vs West Virginia
09/21/18 DB Kevion McGee Undisclosed is doubtful Saturday vs West Virginia
08/19/18 RB Mike McCoy Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Longhorns are 55th in Division 1 in points scored with 125. They have run 306 plays this season for 1,650 yards, which ranks them 41st in the nation in total offense. The Longhorns average 5.4 yards per play, which is 94th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 89 1st downs this year, placing them 47th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 661 yards as a team, which ranks 73rd in the country. They've run 174 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 29 times for 278 yards so far this season, which has them 36th in the nation in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has thrown for 978 yards this season. He has completed 79 passes on 131 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.3%. His quarterback rating this year is 140.1. He averages 7.5 yards per pass attempt and 8 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas is 53rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 85. They have surrendered a total of 1,449 yards on D, which is 72nd in Division 1. The Longhorns are ranked 60th in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 84 passes on 147 attempts against the Texas Longhorns defense this season, placing them 107th and 115th in the country. The Texas pass defense has also given up a total of 981 yards through the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 132 attempts for 468 yards this year, putting them in 38th place in D-1 against the run. The Longhorns have committed 27 penalties for 244 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 90th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Wildcats have run for 624 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in the nation. They've run 162 times, averaging 3.9 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 47th in the country in penalties. They are 107th in Division 1 in points scored with 84. They have run 259 plays this year for 1,388 yards, which ranks them 87th in the nation in total offense. The Kansas State Wildcats average 5.4 yards per play, which is 91st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 71 1st downs this season, ranking them 96th overall as an offensive unit. Skylar Thompson has completed 39 throws while attempting 66 passes for a completion percentage of 59.1%. He has passed for 505 yards this year. He averages 8.2 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 140.3.
The Kansas State Wildcats rush defense has given up 126 attempts for 714 yards this season, putting them in 91st place in the country against the run. They have had 26 penalties for 195 yards on defense this year. That places them 46th in Division 1. Kansas State is 83rd in college football in points surrendered on defense with 107. They have given up a total of 1,638 yards on D, which is 99th in the nation. The Wildcats are 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 79 throws on 153 attempts against the Kansas State defense this season, ranking them 88th and 121st in the country. The Kansas State Wildcats pass defense has also surrendered a total of 924 yards in the air, which is 87th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Wildcats +8.5
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