Check out our free Jayhawks vs Wildcats pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Manhattan. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.
Jayhawks vs Wildcats Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds
On Saturday, November 26th at 8:00 PM ET, the Kansas Jayhawks and Kansas State Wildcats at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, KS. Fox is carrying television coverage for game. The -12 head into this Big 12 matchup as the 12 point favorite to come away with the win. The over-under point total is currently set at 62.5.
Jayhawks vs Wildcats Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: Kansas Jayhawks at Kansas State Wildcats
- Where: Manhattan at Bill Snyder Family Stadium
- Date: Saturday, November 26th
- Betting Odds:
- KANST -12, KAN +337 | KANST -454 O/U 62.5
As the Jayhawks travel to take on the Kansas State Wildcats, they have an overall record of 6-5. This includes going 3-5 in Big 12 action.
In their last matchup, Kansas fell by a score of 55-14 to Texas. Heading into the game, the Jayhawks were 9.0 point underdogs on the spread, leading to a loss vs the spread. The two team’s combined to score 69 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 63.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 539 yards, with 427 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 164th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Kansas is ranked 168th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 112 yards through the air.
Something will have to give in this week’s matchup, as Kansas is one of the more dangerous offenses in college football, ranking well in both passing and rushing explosive plays. But, Kansas State will provide a strong test, as they are ranked 14th in defensive PPA. So far, the Jayhawks are averaging 34.82 points per game. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Kansas can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 200.0 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Kansas State defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Jayhawks will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 234.82 yards places them 84th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 184th ranked team in attempts per contest (25.64).
As the Wildcats travel to take on the Kansas Jayhawks, they have an overall record of 8-3. This includes going 6-2 in Big 12 action.
In their last game, Kansas State defeated West Virginia 48-31, despite being the 8.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 79 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 54.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 369 yards, with 153 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 76th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Kansas State is ranked 88th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 216 yards through the air.
Coming into this week’s game, the Kansas State offense is averaging 32.18. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Kansas defense ranked 116th in EPA. Throughout the season, the Kansas State offense has leaned on their rushing attack, but comes into the game with a below average success rate. This week could be an opportunity to improve their overall rushing numbers Kansas is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Wildcats will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 211.36 yards places them 127th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 163rd ranked team in attempts per contest (27.36).
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Jayhawks have an ATS record of 6-3-1. Their current over-under record sits at 6-4-0. When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Kansas has an ATS record of 3-2-0 while averaging 39.2 per game. The team went 2-3-0 overall in these games.
In terms of betting, the Wildcats have an ATS record of 8-3-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-6-0. When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Kansas State has an ATS record of 3-2-0 while averaging 32.4 per game. The team went 3-2-0 overall in these games.
Jayhawks vs Wildcats Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Kansas Jayhawks 12
Free Total Prediction: Over 62.5