Baylor Bears vs Kansas State Wildcats Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baylor Bears vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Wildcats (-1)
Bill Snyder Family Stadium is the site where the Kansas State Wildcats (7-3) will attempt to defeat the Baylor Bears (8-2) on Saturday. Baylor opens this game as 1-point underdogs. The over/under is set at 49.
The Baylor Bears head into this game 8-2 for this season. In their last game, the Bears went up against the Oklahoma Sooners and took a loss by a score of 30-27. Abram Smith was the leader on the ground for the Bears with 20 carries for 148 yds (7.4 yds per attempt). Gerry Bohanon went 12/21 with 117 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 116.4 and walked away from the contest with 1 interception. Against the run, the Bears gave up 102 yds on 32 attempts, which averages out to 3.2 yds per run allowed. Baylor relinquished 30 pass completions on 42 attempts for a total of 468 yards, and a completion percentage of 71.4%. Once the final whistle blew, they had 68 plays for 413 yards. The Baylor Bears ran the ball a total of 47 different times and totaled 296 yards, which is an average of 6.3 yds per carry.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the Baylor Bears have an average of 35.4 points per outing. As a unit they average 237.8 yards rushing which has them sitting 4th in college football. The Bears have earned 4,539 yards in total this season. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Baylor has compiled 17 passing touchdowns and 26 rushing touchdowns. Baylor has accrued 216 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 57 infractions for 523 yds. They have surrendered the football 11 times.
Concerning yards through the air, the Bears have conceded 2,322 yards which has them ranked 79th in college football. They are giving up 232.2 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 60.8%. In total, they have surrendered 356.8 yards per outing which ranks them 56th in the country. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns through the air in addition to 13 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing an average of 3.6 yards per rush on the ground and 124.6 rushing yards per contest on the season. In total, they have given up 1,246 yards via the running game in 10 games. The Bears are sitting in 32nd in D-1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 19.9 points per game.
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The Wildcats come into this matchup with a record of 7-3 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Wildcats went home victorious with a score of 34-10 when they played the West Virginia Mountaineers. Skylar Thompson (1 TD) ended the contest with 138 yds on 14/19 through the air while his QB rating was 167.7. He kept the ball away from the defense with no interceptions and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.3. Deuce Vaughn carried the football 25 times for 121 yds, walking away from the contest with 4.8 yds per attempt for Kansas State. The Wildcats finished the game with a total of 301 yards while they ran 58 plays (5.2 yds per play). Kansas State ran for 4.2 yards per carry, finishing the contest with 163 yds on 39 attempts. Kansas State conceded 30 rushing attempts for 88 yds (2.9 yards per rush). The Wildcats secondary allowed a completion percentage of 65.5%, relinquishing 186 yards on 19 out of 29 through the air.
The Kansas State Wildcats have an average of 371.4 yards per contest, which has them ranked 91st in D-1. The Kansas State offense has racked up 485 yards of penalties on 60 infractions, which is 73rd in the nation in terms of giving up free yards. Over the course of the season thus far, the Wildcats have compiled 2,107 yards through the air together with an average of 210.7 passing yards per contest, which ranks 90th in the country. When discussing how much they score, the Wildcats are ranked 62nd in Division 1 with an average of 28.9 PPG.
The Wildcats are surrendering 21.1 PPG, which puts them 40th in the nation. Kansas State has allowed a total of 1,133 yards via the ground game (113.3 yards per game) and 12 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. This season, they have surrendered 211 points. They have surrendered 10 touchdowns through the air and 227.5 yards/contest, which puts them in 71st in D-1. The Wildcats defense has participated in 636 plays, which is 33rd in D-1.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears +1
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