2018 Kansas State Wildcats Season Win Total Picks and Predictions for NCAA Football
2017 Record: 8-5
2018 Las Vegas Season Win Total: 6.5
2018 Season Win Total Picks NCAA Football: 'Over'
I'm going to start this Kansas State football preview the same way I start all Kansas State previews. I'll start by saying that Bill Snyder is a goddamn national treasure. Because he is.
Snyder is one of the best coaches in college football history. But even more than that he is one of the greatest coaches in college football betting history. Over the course of his last nine years in Manhattan, Snyder's teams are a stunning 34-14 against the spread in the role of underdog. That's a 71-percent ATS success rate for nearly a decade! Kansas State is 7-1 ATS as a road underdog the last two years alone and 12-5 ATS as an underdog in the last three years overall.
Snyder's teams are 68-46 ATS in all games over the last nine years. And flat betting on every Kansas State game every season over the last nine years would've yielded seven profitable campaigns. His teams have not had back-to-back losing ATS seasons in over 20 years.
Bill Snyder is the best.
I feel like the players this year don't even matter. Snyder teams are going to do what they do. Snyder is constantly restocking with transfers and JUCO players, and this year is no exception. Kansas State does have 13 returning starters, including eight on the offensive side of the ball, and there are five three-year starters along his offensive (3) and defensive (2) lines.
The key for this team will be for a quarterback to emerge. Last year's starter, Jesse Ertz, is gone. His career ended in Week 5 last fall, so backups Alex Delton and Skyler Thompson both gained serious reps in his stead. But neither distinguished themselves, and they could end up sharing the role heading into the season opener. That rarely works. And the best thing for this team would be for one guy to take the bull by the horns and lead this attack.
Kansas State opens with three home games and five of their first seven in Manhattan. That includes huge home games against Texas and Oklahoma State that will shape the Big 12 title race early. The Wildcats get a bye before back-to-back road games at Oklahoma and at TCU. If they survive that then they close the year with three of the weaker teams in the league (Kansas, Texas Tech, at Iowa State).
I think that this number is way low. K-State lost their quarterback last year yet still won seven regular-season games and a bowl. And several of their losses were close: by six in double-OT at Texas, by seven hosting Oklahoma, by five to West Virginia. Snyder just knows what he's doing. And there is no way I'm betting against this guy. This is an easy 'over' call for me.
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