Kansas State at Oklahoma State College Football Betting Tips 9/28/2019
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Boone Pickens Stadium
Spencer Sanders and the Oklahoma State Cowboys host the Kansas State Wildcats at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Oklahoma State opens this game as 5.5-point favorites. The Wildcats are 3-0-0 ATS and 2-1-0 when betting on the total. The Cowboys are 2-2-0 when wagering on the over/under and 4-0-0 against the spread.
Key Kansas State Wildcats Injuries
08/29/19 LB Justin Hughes ACL is out for season
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
No key injuries to report
The last time they played, the Kansas State Wildcats played the Mississippi State Bulldogs and ended up getting the victory by a score of 31-24. James Gilbert paced the team in rushing for the game. His longest run of the day went for 11 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He scurried for 59 yards by way of 17 carries which means he ran for an average of 3.5 yards per run. Dalton Schoen led the team in receiving yardage by earning 50 yards on 3 catches. He earned an average of 16.7 yards per catch for the game. Leading the way at QB for the Wildcats was Skylar Thompson who went 10/18 with 123 yards through the air and completed 1 TD. He ended the game without an interception. The Kansas State Wildcats ran the ball 35 times and racked up a total of 146 yards which earned them an average of 4.2 yards per rush. On the day, they finished with a total of 53 plays for a total of 269 yards. For the contest, the Wildcats had a total of 17 first downs and they had a total of 7 penalties for 59 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. When discussing the defense, Kansas State gave up 11 completions on 27 attempts totaling 151 yards, and a completion percentage of 40.7%. For this contest, they gave up a total of 352 yards and forced 3 turnovers. In the running game, the Wildcats gave up 201 yards on 44 carries allowing their opponent an average of 4.6 yards per attempt allowed.
The Wildcats come into this game with a record of 3-0 for this year. For total yardage, they are currently ranked 8th in the Big 12 and 84th in the country with 1,363 yards. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation averaging 44 points per game, ranking them 13th in the country. As a unit, they have an average of 280 rushing yards per contest which is 2nd in the conference. The Wildcats have one of the best defenses in the nation, allowing 12.7 points per contest which has them at 1st in the Big 12. In regard to yards on the ground, Kansas State is allowing 137.3 yards per contest ranking them 5th in the Big 12 and 57th in D-1. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.7 yards per rush putting them 10th in the Big 12 Conference and 101st in Division 1 overall. In total, they have allowed 412 yards rushing through 3 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Wildcats have allowed 523 yards. Opponents are completing 46.4% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 5.2 yards per attempt.
In the last game they played, the Oklahoma State Cowboys took on the Texas Longhorns and lost 36-30. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Cowboys was Spencer Sanders who went 19/32 with 268 yards through the air but wasn't able to get any balls in the endzone via the pass. He walked away with 2 interceptions on the day. Chuba Hubbard led the team in rushing for the game. He broke a long run for 13 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns during the game. He ran for a total of 121 yards via 37 carries which meant he was running for 3.3 yards per tote. Tylan Wallace was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 83 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 16.6 yards per reception for the game. The Oklahoma State Cowboys ran the ball 56 times and generated 226 yards giving them an average of 4.0 yards per attempt. For the game, they totaled 89 plays for a total of 494 yards. Overall, the Cowboys earned a total of 26 first downs and they had 9 penalties for 69 yards which is telling in terms of discipline. When it comes to their defensive performance, Oklahoma State gave up 20 catches on 28 throws for a total of 281 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.4%. In the running game, the Cowboys gave up 222 yards on 41 carries allowing their opponent an average of 5.4 yards per rushing attempt allowed. For the game, they allowed 503 yards and earned 3 turnovers.
The Cowboys head into this game 3-1. In terms of offensive proficiency, the Cowboys have one of the best offenses in the nation. Oklahoma State is making teams fear their ground game this season by averaging 270.5 rushing yards per contest, which has them at 10th in Division 1. As a unit, they have compiled a total of 1,082 yards rushing through 4 games, so they'll look to continue their dominance on the ground to grind out wins. The Cowboys average 533.8 yards per contest overall ranking them 9th in D-1 and 2nd in the Big 12 Conference. The Cowboys are conceding 26.8 points per contest ranking them 10th in the Big 12 and 77th in college football. Their passing defense is one of the middling units in Division 1. They are conceding 239.3 passing yards per contest. For passing yards allowed per game, the Cowboys are currently ranked 9th in the Big 12 Conference. When talking about points given up, they have allowed 107 points in total. When it comes to yards on the ground, they are allowing 177 yards per contest ranking them 97th in the nation and 9th in the Big 12. For this year, they have conceded 708 yards on the ground and 4 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -5.5
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