Kansas State Wildcats vs Iowa State Cyclones Prediction, 11/21/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020
Location: MidAmerican Energy Field
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas State (+7.5)
MidAmerican Energy Field is the venue where Brock Purdy and the Iowa State Cyclones (5-2) will play the Kansas State Wildcats (4-3) on Saturday. Iowa State opens this contest as 7.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 50.5.
In their last outing, the Kansas State Wildcats took the field against the Oklahoma State Cowboys and left there with a loss by a score of 20-18. Will Howard went 10/21 with 143 yards through the air and added 1 TD. He tossed 1 interception for the contest. Will Howard led the team on the ground in this game. He tore off a long run of 69 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this outing. He ran for 125 yards by way of 14 carries which meant he was running for 8.9 yards per run. Sammy Wheeler led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 58 yards on 2 receptions. He had an average of 29.0 yards per reception in this game.
When it comes to putting points on the board, the Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 29.1 points per outing. As a team they're averaging 132.0 yards on the ground which has them sitting 96th in Division 1. The Wildcats have earned 2,443 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Kansas State has earned 9 touchdowns via the pass and 12 touchdowns via the ground. In terms of yards through the air, the Wildcats have conceded 1,753 yards which puts them in 109th in the country. During the season, they have surrendered 411.4 yards/game which ranks them 77th in Division 1. The Wildcats sit in 59th in D-1 regarding team defense, conceding 25.1 PPG. The opposition is running for an average of 4.3 yards per run and 161.0 rushing yards per contest this year. In their 7 games played, they have conceded 250.4 yards per outing via the pass in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 64.4%. During this campaign, they have given up 1,127 yards via the ground game in 7 outings.
Will Howard has connected on 62 of his career 114 tosses for a completion percentage of 54.4%. He is passing for 147.3 yds per game. For his career, Howard has passed for a total of 884 yds with 5 TD's and 5 picks. His quarterback rating is 125.2 with a TD percentage of 4.4% and an interception percentage of 4.4%. Since his college career started, he has attempted a run 46 times for a total of 232 yds.
In the last game they played, the Iowa State Cyclones went up against the Baylor Bears and left there with a win by a score of 38-31. Brock Purdy went 15/24 with 164 yards via the pass and added 3 TD's. He tossed 3 picks for the contest. Breece Hall paced the team on the ground in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 17 yards and he added 2 touchdowns in this game. He scurried for 133 yards via 31 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.3 yards per run. Charlie Kolar was the receiving yardage leader by earning 45 yards on 3 receptions. He averaged 15.0 yards per reception in this contest.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Cyclones currently sit 43rd in the nation by tallying 32.9 points per contest. For the year so far, the Cyclones have a total of 1,560 yards through the air as well as an average of 222.9 throwing yards per contest, which has them ranked 72nd in Division 1. They average 200.3 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 1,402 yards overall. The Iowa State Cyclones maintain an average of 423.1 yards per game which has them ranked 49th in college football. The Cyclones are conceding 26.7 PPG, which has them 63rd in the nation. This season, they have allowed 187 pts. Iowa State has conceded a total of 773 yards on the ground (110.4 yards per game) and 6 touchdowns on the ground on the campaign. They have allowed 12 touchdowns via the pass as well as 251.7 yards/game, which has them ranked 97th in college football.
Purdy has passed for 53 touchdowns while tossing 22 picks in his career. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 5.8% and his interception percentage is 2.4%. He has run for 751 yds on 241 attempts. He is averaging 257.0 passing yards per game with a 150.4 quarterback rating. In 30 contests in his college career, Brock Purdy has connected on 593 of his 912 tries for 7,709 yards.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Cyclones college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wildcats +7.5
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