West Virginia Mountaineers vs Kansas State Wildcats Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: West Virginia Mountaineers vs Kansas State Wildcats
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, KS
Odds/Point Spread: Wildcats (-6)
The West Virginia Mountaineers (4-5) are traveling to Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday where they will try to beat the Kansas State Wildcats (6-3). West Virginia opens this matchup as 6-point dogs. The total is 47.
The West Virginia Mountaineers step onto the field holding a record of 4-5 for this season. In their last matchup, the Mountaineers faced the Oklahoma State Cowboys and went home with a loss by a final score of 24-3. Jarret Doege went 15/22 with 109 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 100.7 and ended the contest with 1 interception. Leddie Brown was the best rusher for the Mountaineers with 10 carries for 24 yds (2.4 yards per carry). At the end of the game, they had 57 plays which totaled 133 yds. The West Virginia Mountaineers rushed the ball a total of 33 different times and had 17 yards, which is an average of 0.5 yards per carry. On the ground, the Mountaineers gave up 103 yards on 32 tries, which is an average of 3.2 yds per rush allowed. West Virginia allowed 21 completions on 31 tries for 182 yards, and a completion percentage of 67.7%.
In terms of getting in the endzone, the West Virginia Mountaineers are sitting at 26.7 PPG. As a team they average 115.4 yards on the ground which ranks them 110th in the nation. The Mountaineers have earned 3,378 yards in total over the course of this season. With reference to scoring touchdowns, West Virginia has totaled 11 passing touchdowns and 16 rushing touchdowns. West Virginia has tallied 192 1st downs offensively, and they have been hurt by 53 infractions for 446 yds. They have turned the ball over 14 times.
The Mountaineers are ranked 62nd in the nation when it comes to team defense, giving up 23.0 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.6 yards per rush on the ground and 122.3 rushing yards per game so far this year. For the year, they have given up 1,101 yards via the running game in 9 contests. In terms of yards through the air, the Mountaineers are conceding 2,102 yds which ranks them 83rd in Division 1. They have given up 233.6 yards per outing through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 65.1%. Overall, they have allowed 355.9 yards/game which ranks them 59th in college football. They have surrendered 14 touchdowns via the pass as well as 8 touchdowns pounding the rock.
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The Wildcats come into this matchup with a record of 6-3 this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Wildcats got the victory with a final of 35-10 when they faced the Kansas Jayhawks. Deuce Vaughn ran the football 11 times for 162 yds, walking away from the contest with 14.7 yds per attempt for Kansas State. Skylar Thompson (1 touchdown) ended the game with 244 yards on 19/24 passing while his QB rating was 178.3. He kept the ball away from the defense with no picks and his Y/A was 10.2. Kansas State conceded 30 rush attempts for 88 yards (2.9 yds per carry). The Wildcats passing defense allowed a completion rate of 65.5%, relinquishing 186 yds on 19 for 29 through the air. The Wildcats finished with 499 yds and they ran 57 plays (8.8 yards per play). Kansas State ran the ball for 8.1 yds per carry, finishing with 242 yds on 30 attempts.
The Kansas State Wildcats average 378.7 yards/game, ranking them 82nd in the country. The Kansas State offense has 475 penalty yds on 59 violations, which has them sitting 52nd in college football in terms of helping out the other team. During this campaign to this point, the Wildcats have compiled 1,964 yards through the air as well as an average of 218.2 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 77th in the nation. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Wildcats sit 69th in D-1 maintaining an average of 28.3 PPG.
Kansas State has surrendered a total of 1,056 yards rushing (117.3 yards per outing) as well as 12 touchdowns via the rush this season. They have allowed 8 touchdowns from the passing game and 223.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 69th in the nation. The Wildcats defense has participated in 565 plays, which ranks 37th in D-1. The Wildcats are giving up 21.6 points per game, which has them 44th in the country. Overall, they have relinquished 194 points.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Wildcats college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Wildcats -6
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