Big 12 CFB Picks: Baylor vs Kansas State 11/28/20 College Football Picks, Odds, Predictions

Big 12 CFB Picks: Baylor vs Kansas State 11/28/20 College Football Picks, Odds, Predictions Photo by Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas State Wildcats (4-4) at Baylor Bears (1-5)

College Football: Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm (McLane Stadium)

The Line: Baylor Bears -5 -- Over/Under: 47.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Baylor Bears host the Kansas State Wildcats when they meet in Big 12 conference college football action from McLane Stadium in Waco on Saturday night.

The Kansas State Wildcats will look to bounce back after a 3rd straight loss to fall to 4-4 on the year after a 45-0 loss to Iowa State last time out. Will Howard has thrown for 916 yards, 5 touchdowns and 6 interceptions on 52.8% passing while Deuce Vaughn has rushed for a team-high 415 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns. Howard has 244 rushing yards while Harry Trotter has 205 rushing yards and 3 scores. Vaughn also leads K-State in receiving with 370 receiving yards while Chabastin Taylor and Briley Moore each have 250+ receiving yards with Moore recording 3 touchdowns as well. Phillip Brooks has 153 receiving yards and a pair of TDs and Sammy Wheeler has 134 receiving yards as well this season. On defense, Jahron McPherson has a team-high 46 total tackles including 34 solo tackles and a pair of interceptions while Wyatt Hubert has a team-high 5.5 sacks, Drew Wiley has 3.5 sacks and Justin Gardner has a pair of interceptions this season.

The Baylor Bears will be out to snap a five-game losing streak after a 24-23 loss to Texas Tech last time out, falling to 1-5 on the year as a result. Charlie Brewer has thrown for 1,278 yards, 11 touchdowns and 6 interceptions on 62% passing while Craig Williams leads the Bears in rushing with 197 rushing yards and a pair of TDs. John Lovett, Brewer and Qualan Jones each have 100+ rushing yards as well this season while R.J. Sneed leads the Bears in receiving with 349 receiving yards on 27 grabs with a pair of touchdowns this season. Trestan Ebner has 224 receiving yards with a pair of touchdowns while Gavin Holmes, Josh Fleeks and Ben Sims each have 100+ receiving yards with Sims logging 3 touchdowns this season. On defense, Terrel Bernard leads the Bears with 55 total tackles including 34 solo tackles and 3.5 sacks but is expected to be out for the rest of the season due to injury. William Bradley-King has 3.5 sacks as well while Jalen Pitre and JT Woods each have a pair of interceptions.

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Kansas State is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall while the under is 8-1-1 in their last 10 games following a loss. Baylor is 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a bye week and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall while the under is 3-1-1 in their last 5 home games. The under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings between these two teams.

This is a hard game to call as you have a struggling Kansas State team giving up points to a bad Baylor team but Baylor’s at home. With that said, I feel the better play here is on the total and I’ll side with the under. Offense has been hard to come by for both of these teams, for Baylor it’s been much of the season that’s been the issue and for Kansas State it’s been more recent, but this is a game I could see finishing 24-17 or something in that area so I’ll take the under here.

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Chris’s Pick Under 47.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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