Kansas State vs Oklahoma State Prediction

The Kansas State Wildcats, the new No. 2 team in the BCS standings, look to maintain their perfection when they host the Oklahoma State Cowboys Saturday night (8 pm ET, ABC).

K State, 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the Big 12, was an early eight-point favorite over OSU, which has won three in a row to get to 3-1 in conference play.

They have beaten OSU three straight and four of five, but are just 2-6 ATS in eight recent matchups with the Cowboys.

View Oklahoma State vs Kansas State Odds and Stats.

KSU vs OSU Betting Line: Kansas State were sitting as 7.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was sitting at 66.5 Friday at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 22-rated Cowboys taking on the No. 6-rated Wildcats in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 59-53 win for the Wildcats on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas State's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 44.4 PPG, against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 44 this week at 23.1 PPG. The Wildcats aerial game is averaging 205 yards per game, less than the Cowboys secondary allows through the air, 235 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 74-rated road run defense, allowing 184 yards per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, ranks No. 13 in rushing offense at home.

Oklahoma State was a 36-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against TCU. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the total score (50) made winners of UNDER bettors. In their last game, Oklahoma State's aerial attack generated 324 yards and the Cowboys came away with a 36-14 victory over TCU at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Last time out for Kansas State, they were a 55-24 winner as they battled Texas Tech at home. Kansas State covered in the match as a 7-point favorite, while 79 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Texas Tech didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Wildcats as Kansas State blasted them 55-24 in Week 9 action.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 8-2

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 9-1
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2

A few Cowboys at Wildcats trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games
Oklahoma State is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 5 games when playing Kansas State
Kansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State's last 5 games when playing Oklahoma State
Kansas State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oklahoma State

Next up:
Oklahoma State home to West Virginia, Saturday, November 10
Kansas State at TCU, Saturday, November 10

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