Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Prediction, 10/17/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Location: Mountaineer Field
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas (+23)
Miles Kendrick and the Kansas Jayhawks (0-3) head to Mountaineer Field on Saturday where they'll take on the West Virginia Mountaineers (2-1). The odds on this matchup have West Virginia as 23-point favorites. The total has been set at 51.5.
In their last contest, the Kansas Jayhawks faced the Oklahoma State Cowboys and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 47-7. Miles Kendrick went 11/19 with 90 yards through the air but didn't get a passing TD in this game. He walked away with 1 interception on the day. Daniel Hishaw Jr. led the team on the ground in this outing. His longest run of the day went for 15 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 51 yards on 5 carries which gave him an average of 10.2 yards per carry. Kwamie Lassiter II was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 43 yards on 4 receptions. He had an average of 10.8 yards per catch in this outing.
The Jayhawks have racked up 888 total yards for the year. As a team they have an average of 149.3 yards on the ground ranking them 49th in Division 1. When it comes to scoring, Kansas has earned 2 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. Concerning putting points on the board, the Kansas Jayhawks hold an average of 14.7 points per contest. The Jayhawks rank 85th in college football when it comes to team defense, allowing 44 PPG. They are giving up an average of 4.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 227.7 rushing yards per contest on the year. Over the course of this year, they have given up 683 yards via the running game in 3 games. When talking about passing yards, the Jayhawks are giving up 580 yds which puts them in 27th in Division 1. During their 3 games played this season, they have relinquished 193.3 yards per outing via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 65.4%. Over the course of this season, they are conceding 421 yards per game putting them at 60th in Division 1.
For his collegiate career, Kendrick has thrown for 346 yds with 3 TD's and 2 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the ball 26 times totaling 19 rushing yds. He has a QB rating of 116.1 with a TD percentage of 4.8% and an interception percentage of 3.2%. He is throwing for 57.7 yards per game. Miles Kendrick has connected on 37 of his attempted career 62 passes for a completion percentage of 59.7%.
The last time they took the field, the West Virginia Mountaineers faced the Baylor Bears and took home the victory by a score of 27-21. Leddie Brown led the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 19 yards and he ran for 2 touchdowns in this game. He rushed for 93 yards by way of 27 carries which meant he averaged 3.4 yards per run. Sam James led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 66 yards on 8 receptions. He had an average of 8.3 yards per catch in this contest. Jarret Doege went 30/42 with 211 yards by way of passing and completed 1 touchdown. He tossed 2 picks for the game.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Mountaineers are 32nd in the nation by tallying 32 points per outing. During the season thus far, the Mountaineers currently sit at 791 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 263.7 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 25th in the country. They average 177 yards per game on the ground and have toted the ball for 531 yards for the season. The West Virginia Mountaineers maintain an average of 440.7 yards per contest which is good for 27th in Division 1. West Virginia has yielded a total of 305 yards rushing (101.7 yards per game) and 2 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. The Mountaineers are giving up 19.3 PPG, which has them sitting 24th in the country. Overall, they have given up 58 pts. They have allowed 4 touchdowns via the pass and 166.3 yards per game, which has them sitting 19th in college football.
Doege has thrown for 51 TD's while tossing 20 picks in his career. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 6.4% and his interception percentage is 2.5%. He has scampered for -353 yards on 105 tries. He averages 214.7 passing yards per contest with a 138.2 quarterback rating. During the 26 games in his career, Jarret Doege has completed 510 of his 801 tries for a total of 5,583 yds.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Mountaineers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mountaineers -23
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