Kansas State Wildcats vs Texas Longhorns Prediction, 11/26/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Longhorns (-2)
The Texas Longhorns (4-7) are welcoming the Kansas State Wildcats (7-4) at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium on Friday. Kansas State opens this matchup as 2-point dogs. The over/under is set at 52.
The Kansas State Wildcats come into this game with a record of 7-4 for this season. In their last matchup, the Wildcats took on the Baylor Bears and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 20-10. Skylar Thompson connected on 15/29 with 158 yards through the air. He had a QB rating of 97.5 and finished the contest with no interceptions. Deuce Vaughn was the leader on the ground for the Wildcats with 11 carries for 128 yds (11.6 yards per carry). The Kansas State Wildcats ran the ball 21 different times and tallied 105 yards, which is an average of 5.0 yards per attempt. Once the final whistle blew, they had 51 plays which totaled 263 yards. Kansas State surrendered 25 completions on 35 attempts for 213 yds, and a completion percentage of 71.4%. When it came to stopping the run, the Wildcats conceded 174 yards on 48 tries, which is 3.6 yds per rush allowed.
The Wildcats have earned 3,977 total yards for this campaign. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Kansas State has compiled 11 passing touchdowns and 23 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the football 14 different times. Kansas State has accounted for 199 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 62 infractions for 502 yds. Offensively they have an average of 155.6 yards via the ground game which ranks them 74th in D-1. Concerning putting points on the board, the Kansas State Wildcats hold an average of 27.2 points per game.
Regarding yards through the air, the Wildcats are giving up 2,488 yds which has them ranked 79th in college football. They are conceding 226.2 yards per outing via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 68.2%. In total, they have surrendered 345.0 yards/game putting them at 49th in college football. They have surrendered 11 touchdowns through the air as well as 13 touchdowns on the ground. They are giving up an average of 3.5 yards per rushing attempt and 118.8 rushing yards per game for the year. Over the course of this season, they have allowed 1,307 rushing yards through 11 games. The Wildcats rank 39th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 21.0 PPG.
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The Longhorns come into this matchup with a record of 4-7 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Longhorns took a defeat with a final score of 31-23 when they played the West Virginia Mountaineers. Hudson Card (1 TD) finished the contest with 123 yds on 10/16 through the air while his quarterback rate was 147.7. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 7.7. Roschon Johnson ran the ball 15 times for 77 yds, ending the game with 5.1 yards per carry for Texas. The Longhorns ended up finishing with 355 yards and they ran 58 plays (6.1 yds per play). Texas ran for 7.3 yds per attempt, finishing the contest with 203 yards on 28 carries. Texas allowed 43 rushing attempts for 158 yards (3.7 yds per rush). The Longhorns secondary gave up a completion rate of 63.6%, surrendering 301 yards on 28 out of 44 through the air.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Longhorns sit 17th in the country with an average of 36.5 PPG. During the season so far, the Longhorns have a total of 2,533 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 230.3 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 70th in Division 1. The Texas Longhorns maintain an average of 428.7 yards/game, which ranks them 45th in the nation. The Texas offense has totaled 564 yds of penalties on 67 infractions, which ranks 66th in college football in terms of making mistakes.
The Longhorns are surrendering 32.4 points per game, which has them sitting 117th in college football. Texas has given up a total of 2,206 yards rushing (200.5 yards per outing) in addition to 24 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the season. This year, they have relinquished 356 points in total. They have yielded 17 touchdowns from the passing game and 238.5 yards per game, which puts them in 98th in D-1. The Longhorns defense has been on the field for 795 plays, which ranks 121st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Longhorns -2
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