Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas State Wildcats Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Bill Snyder Family Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma State (-9.5)
Spencer Sanders and the Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-1) head to Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Kansas State Wildcats (4-2). Oklahoma State opens this contest as 9.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 51.
The last time they played, the Oklahoma State Cowboys faced the Texas Longhorns and left there with a loss by a score of 41-34. Spencer Sanders went 27/39 with 400 yards by way of passing and tossed 4 TD's. He tossed 1 interception for the contest. Chuba Hubbard led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 9 yards but wasn't able to convert a rushing touchdown. He ran for 72 yards via 25 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.9 yards per run. Tylan Wallace led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 187 yards on 11 catches. He earned an average of 17.0 yards per reception for that contest.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have an average of 29.6 points per game. As a team they average 198.6 yards in the run game ranking this team at 24th in the nation. The Cowboys have attained 2,203 total yards over the course of this year. When it comes to scoring, Oklahoma State has earned 8 passing touchdowns and 7 touchdowns via the ground. The Cowboys sit in 27th in Division 1 concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 17.8 points per contest. The opposition is running for 3.4 yards per rush and 125.2 yards on the ground per game on the year. For the year, they have conceded 626 rushing yards through 5 games. When talking about passing yards, the Cowboys are giving up 874 yds which has them ranked 46th in the country. Over the course of their 5 games played this season, they are allowing 174.8 yards per game through the air in addition to allowing a completion percentage of 56.3%. Over the course of this year, they have allowed 300.0 yards/outing which puts them 25th in Division 1.
For his college career, Sanders has passed for 2,723 yards with 21 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 175 different times for a total of 719 yards. His QB rating is 149.5 with a TD rate of 6.6% and an interception percentage of 4.4%. He is throwing for 194.5 yards per outing. Spencer Sanders has completed 204 of his career 317 throws for a completion percentage of 64.4%.
The last time they played, the Kansas State Wildcats played the West Virginia Mountaineers and left there with a loss by a score of 37-10. Will Howard went 19/37 with 184 yards by way of the pass and threw 1 touchdown. He tossed 3 interceptions for the contest. Deuce Vaughn paced the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 7 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He rushed for a total of 22 yards by way of 9 carries which had him averaging 2.4 yards per carry. Phillip Brooks was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 39 yards on 4 catches. He notched an average of 9.8 yards per catch in this game.
For the season so far, the Wildcats have thrown for 1,376 yards via the pass along with holding an average of 229.3 passing yards per outing, which has them sitting 59th in the nation. The Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 345.5 yards/outing which ranks them 83rd in Division 1. They maintain an average of 116.2 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 697 yards for the season. Regarding their ability to score points, the Wildcats rank 44th in D-1 scoring 31.0 PPG. The Wildcats are giving up 26.0 points per game, which has them ranked 56th in D-1. In total, they have relinquished 156 total points. Kansas State has surrendered a total of 979 rushing yards (163.2 yards/game) in addition to 7 touchdowns via the rush for the year. They have surrendered 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 274.2 yards/outing, which has them ranked 94th in the country.
Howard has thrown for 4 TD's while tossing 4 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD rate on pass attempts is 4.3% and his interception rate is 4.3%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 107 yards on 32 attempts. He averages 148.2 yards per game through the air with a 128.4 QB rating. In the 5 contests in his college career, Will Howard has completed 52 of his 93 tries for a total of 741 yards.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -9.5
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