Kansas Jayhawks vs Kansas State Wildcats Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas Jayhawks vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas (+17.5)
Will Howard and the Kansas State Wildcats (3-1) host the Kansas Jayhawks (0-4) at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Kansas opens this contest as 17.5-point underdogs. The total opens at 53.5.
In the last game they played, the Kansas Jayhawks played the West Virginia Mountaineers and went home in defeat by a score of 38-17. Miles Kendrick went 14/23 with 95 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He gave away 2 interceptions for the game. Velton Gardner led the team in rushing for that game. He broke a long run for 26 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He racked up a total of 43 yards on 11 carries which meant he averaged 3.9 yards per carry. Andrew Parchment was the leader in receiving yardage by earning 65 yards on 6 catches. He earned an average of 10.8 yards per reception for that game.
Regarding putting points on the board, the Kansas Jayhawks are sitting at 15.3 points per contest. As a unit they hold an average of 127.5 yards in the run game which is 60th in Division 1. The Jayhawks currently have 1,045 yards in total this year. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Kansas has compiled 3 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns on the ground. Regarding yards through the air, the Jayhawks are allowing 898 yards which ranks them 42nd in college football. Overall, they have surrendered 451.8 yards/outing ranking them 72nd in college football. The Jayhawks are ranked 88th in the nation when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 42.5 PPG. They are giving up 5.0 yards per tote and 227.3 rushing yards per game on the campaign. In their 4 games, they have surrendered 224.5 yards per contest via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 63.1%. Over the course of this season, they have given up 909 running yards through 4 games.
For his career, Kendrick has passed for 441 yds with 4 touchdowns and 4 picks. Since his college career started, he has attempted running the ball 35 different times for a total of 17 yards. His quarterback rating is 109.7 with a touchdown rate of 4.7% and an interception percentage of 4.7%. He is passing for 63.0 yards per contest. Miles Kendrick has completed 51 of his career 85 tosses for a completion percentage of 60.0%.
In their last game, the Kansas State Wildcats faced the TCU Horned Frogs and left there with a win by a score of 21-14. Will Howard went 8/19 with 117 yards via the pass but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He threw 1 interception for the contest. Howard led the team on the ground in this game. He had a long run of 80 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this game. He rushed for a total of 86 yards on 13 carries which gave him an average of 6.6 yards per carry. Deuce Vaughn was the receiving yardage leader by earning 46 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 23.0 yards per reception in this game.
During this campaign thus far, the Wildcats have thrown for a total of 940 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 235.0 passing yards per outing, which has them ranked 39th in college football. The Kansas State Wildcats maintain an average of 366.8 yards per outing which ranks them 57th in the country. They are averaging 131.8 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 527 yards for this season. When discussing the points being put on the board, the Wildcats sit 41st in the country averaging 30.3 points per outing. The Wildcats are relinquishing 26.3 PPG, ranking them 44th in college football. In total, they have relinquished 105 total points. Kansas State has allowed a total of 682 rushing yards (170.5 yards per game) in addition to 4 touchdowns rushing on the campaign. They have allowed the opposition 11 touchdowns via the pass and 284.3 yards/game, which puts them in 73rd in college football.
In the 3 games in his career, Will Howard has completed 16 of his 32 attempts for 314 yds. He averages 104.7 yds per contest through the air with a 136.5 quarterback rating. Howard has thrown 1 TD while tossing 1 pick in his career. He has run for 93 yds on 19 attempts. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 3.1% and his interception percentage is 3.1%.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Wildcats -17.5
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