North Texas Mean Green vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds
The Wildcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Mean Green at Snyder Family Stadium in Week 3 action.
The Mean Green will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 2-0 ATS. North Texas is 1-0 against the total, while Kansas State is 1-0 versus the number.
Betting Line: The home team opened as 28.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to posted shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The Wildcats sit at No. 14 in the current NCAAF Power Rankings here at OddsShark, while the Mean Green are at No. 11 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Wildcats will win this game 68-28.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kansas State's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 51.5 PPG, against a Mean Green defense that ranks No. 68 this week at 24 PPG. The Wildcats aerial game is averaging 189.5 yards per game, more than the Mean Green secondary allows through the air, 173 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Mean Green own the league's No. 76-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 316 yards per game when on the road. Kansas State, on the other hand, rates No. 13 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
North Texas was a 34-7 winner in its last match at home against Texas Southern. The game involved a non-board team, hence there was no line or total on it. Antoinne Jimmerson went over the 100-yard mark (139) in his team's latest effort as North Texas defeated Texas Southern by a score of 34-7 on Saturday.
In their last action, Kansas State was a 52-13 winner at home against Miami. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (65) was profitable news for OVER bettors. John Hubert went over the 100-yard mark (106) in his team's latest effort as Kansas State defeated Miami by a score of 52-13 on Saturday.
North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing in September are 3-7
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 0-10
When playing outside the conference are 2-8
Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing in September are 10-0
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Mean Green at Wildcats trends to consider:
North Texas is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Kansas State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Kansas State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
North Texas home to Troy, Saturday, September 22
Kansas State at Oklahoma, Saturday, September 22