2018 Kansas Jayhawks Season Win Total Picks and Predictions for NCAA Football
2017 Record: 1-11
2018 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 3.0
2018 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Under'
There has been no indication that David Beatty has even the slightest idea of what the hell he's doing in Lawrence.
Beatty had never been a head coach in college before taking the Kansas job. In fact, he had spent only one year as a coordinator, and that was at Rice in 2010. Since taking over the Jayhawks he has gone 3-33 straight up. Two of those wins came against FCS teams. So did one of the losses. That means that Beatty is 1-32 against Div. I teams in three years, with the lone win coming in overtime as a 23-point underdog at home against Texas. Beyond that, Beatty has helped extend an NCAA-record 48-game road losing streak.
Somehow it is even worse than that.
As bad as Kansas has been, they are actually even worse than their astoundingly low expectations. They are just 10-23 against the spread against FBS opponents over the last three seasons, and they have lost against their Las Vegas season win total all three years. That includes 2016 when their win total was set at 1.5.
I suppose that Kansas does have some reasons for optimism this year. They have 19 returning starters. They have seven of their top eight pass catchers and all six of their top rushers back. Kansas has two quarterbacks that threw at least 180 passes last year. And they have 12 of their top 13, and 17 of their top 19, tacklers back.
Unfortunately, experience alone doesn't lead to more wins. Talent sure would help. And the Jayhawks just don't have enough of it.
Where are they going to get four wins? They host Nicholls State in the opener. I'll give them a win over that FCS opponent. But the only other two winnable games on their schedule are at Central Michigan - a team that is, admittedly, rebuilding - and at home against Rutgers. Even if they won those two games Kansas then would still have to spring an upset in league play.
The Jayhawks are 5-74 SU and 29-49-2 ATS in league play over the last nine years.
No, the 'under' is the play. If Kansas manages to win four or five games it will be a stunner. The easier play is to bet on recent history to continue, assuming that Beatty is a loser and that Kansas is one of the worst programs in the country. I think this team is actually going to be a decent bet ATS in league play. They haven't turned a profit for a full season since 2008. But I think they will steal some ATS wins against some inflated spreads this fall.
But I don't see the outright wins piling up. Play 'under'.
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