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Point Spread Favors the Wildcats in NCAA College Football Battle with the Texas Longhorns

Texas Longhorns

vs

Kansas State Wildcats
Saturday, October 25, 2014 3:33 PM ET
Snyder Family Stadium

 

Kansas State will be looking to remain perfect in Big 12 conference play when they take on the Texas Longhorns (3-4, 2-2 Big 12) on Saturday night.

The Wildcats (5-1, 3-0 Big 12) topped Oklahoma with a 31-30 win in Week 8, their seventh win SU in their last eight and fourth straight ATS.

The Longhorns posted a 31-21 home win over Kansas State last season, but are just 1-4 SU in their last five against the Wildcats, 0-5 ATS. Texas exploded for six TDs in a 48-45 win over Iowa State in Week 8 but have recorded 17 points or less in three of their four losses, with the UNDER going 4-2-1 in Longhorns games this season.

Texas Longhorns vs Kansas State Wildcats Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Texas Longhorns listed as 13-point underdogs earlier this week but bet down four points by Thursday at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was 48 at TopBet.

Computer Prediction: Texas Longhorns vs Kansas State Wildcats Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 39-25 result in favor of the Wildcats. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas Longhorns vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Texas Longhorns have seen them go 2-4 and 4-2 ATS so far this season, while the Kansas State Wildcats are at 5-1 and 4-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 4-2, while the Longhorns are 1-4-1.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Kansas State Wildcats at No. 24 and the Texas Longhorns at No. 73 heading into this contest.

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How Texas Longhorns vs Kansas State Wildcats Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kansas State Wildcats No. 14-ranked offense (39.17 PPG) against a Texas Longhorns defense that ranks No. 55 at 24.57 PPG. The Kansas State Wildcats passing attack has averaged 250 yards per game, more than the Texas Longhorns give up through the air (163.86 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Texas Longhorns own the league's No. 36-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 138 yards per game when on the road. Kansas State, on the other hand, rates No. 67 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tyrone Swoopes's 321-yard performance through the air was enough last time out, as Texas earned a 48-45 win over Iowa State on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

 

In their last game, the Wildcats were Week 8 winners, coming out on top of the Sooners by a score of 31-30.

Texas Longhorns vs Kansas State Wildcats Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas's last 15 games
Texas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
Kansas State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Kansas State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State's last 6 games
Kansas State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Texas Tech, Saturday, November 1st
Kansas State home to Oklahoma State, Saturday, November 1st

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