Kansas Jayhawks (3-6) at Kansas State Wildcats (3-6)
|Date & Time||Saturday November 10, 2018, 12:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Kansas State Wildcats -11.5 -- Over/Under:
The Kansas State Wildcats welcome the Kansas Jayhawks to town in a Big-12 college football tilt.
The Kansas Jayhawks bid for consecutive victories went by the wayside in a 27-3 defeat at Iowa State as an 18 point home dog. Kansas lost the yardage battle 394-332 and never recovered from a 20-3 halftime deficit.
Jayhawks quarterback Peyton Bender connected on 19-41 for 185 yards and ran for a loss of seven yards.
Khalil Herbert was the top offensive performer for Kansas with 91 rushing yards on 21 carries with Pooka Williams Jr. adding 58 yards on 17 totes while logging six receptions for 42 yards. Steven Sims Jr. led the KU receiving corps with seven catches for 71 yards but the passing game needed more plays downfield.
The Kansas State Wildcats have had a long season and it’s gotten longer after a 14-13 loss at TCU with a botched extra point being the difference. Kansas State held a 301-275 yardage edge but gave the ball away three times and forced just one turnover.
Wildcats quarterback Alex Delton connected on 15-25 for 155 yards and a touchdown while running 23 times for just 36 yards and a score.
Alex Barnes gave KSU a threat on the ground with a game high 102 yards on 23 carries while Zach Reuter paced the Kansas State receiving corps with 60 yards on four receptions.
Kansas Jayhawks are 5-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record and Kansas Jayhawks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS loss and over is 4-1 in Jayhawks last 5 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game. Kansas State Wildcats are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up loss and Kansas State Wildcats are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games after scoring less than 20 points in their previous game and under is 6-1 in Kansas State Wildcats last 7 home games. Kansas Jayhawks are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 meetings and over is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings and Kansas Jayhawks are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 meetings in Kansas State.
Neither team has me running to make a bet but Kansas State gets my backing while I wait for a total…