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Cowboys battle Wildcats in Week 6 odds

Kansas State Wildcats Oklahoma State Cowboys
2-2 October 05, 2013, 03:30 | Boone Pickens Stadium 3-1

 

Kansas State travels to Oklahoma State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 7-2 ATS run against the Cowboys in Big 12 Week 6 college football wagering action.

They battle the Wildcats, currently with a 2-2 mark (1-3 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are 1-3 for the Cowboys and 1-3 for the Wildcats.

View Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds and Stats.

The home team opened as 15-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.

According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 17-rated Cowboys and the No. 23-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 46-34 win for the Cowboys on Saturday.

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In their last action, Kansas State was a 31-21 loser on the road against Texas. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (52) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Last time out for the the Wildcats, they were scorched by $WinningWR for 237 receiving yards against the Longhorns in a 31-21 loss at Memorial Stadium. In their last game, Oklahoma State's aerial attack generated 322 yards but it was the Mountaineers coming away with a 30-21 victory over Oklahoma State at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oklahoma State's No. 30-ranked offense (39.25 PPG) against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 48 at 22.25 PPG. The Cowboys passing attack has averaged 314.25 yards per game, more than the Wildcats give up through the air (192.25 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Wildcats own the league's No. 23-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 101.5 yards per game when on the road. Oklahoma State, on the other hand, rates No. 46 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

A few Wildcats at Cowboys trends to consider:
Kansas State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Kansas State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas State's last 5 games
Kansas State is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Oklahoma State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 6 games
Oklahoma State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Kansas State at Baylor, Saturday, October 12th
Oklahoma State at TCU, Saturday, October 19th