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Wildcats visit Longhorns in Week 12 battle

Kansas State WildcatsTexas Longhorns
Nov 19, 8:00 PM | Turf of Memorial Stadium

Kansas State Wildcats vs Texas Longhorns Odds

8-2TEAM RECORD6-3

The Longhorns will try to win and cover the spread at Memorial Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Wildcats in Week 12 action.

The Wildcats will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 8-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Longhorns are 5-4 ATS. Kansas State is 7-3 against the total, while Texas is 5-4 versus the number.

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Betting Line: Sportsbooks had the Longhorns pegged as 9.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Longhorns and the No. 36-ranked Wildcats, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 39-34 result in favor of the Longhorns.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas's No. 42-ranked offense (31.1 PPG) against a Wildcats defense that ranks No. 82 at 29.8 PPG. The Longhorns passing attack has averaged 188.6 yards per game, less than the Wildcats give up through the air (293.6 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Wildcats feature the league's No. 14-rated road run defense, allowing 101.5 yards per game. Texas, meanwhile, ranks No. 14 in rushing offense at home.

Kansas State won its last outing, a 53-50 result against Texas A&M on November 12. Kansas State covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 103 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 17-5 loser as they battled Missouri on the road. Texas failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 22 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on turf are 8-2
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Wildcats at Longhorns trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas State's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas State's last 5 games on the road
Kansas State is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Kansas State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas
Texas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games
Texas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Texas is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games

Next up:
Kansas State home to Iowa State, Saturday, December 3
Texas at Texas A&M, Thursday, November 24

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