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Arkansas Great At Covering vs the Big 12

Arkansas Football

The Arkansas Razorbacks continue to be one of the toughest teams in the nation to play, ask anyone in the SEC, and they have proven this when they square off against Big 12 opponents. Arkansas is 7-2 ATS in their last nine games facing off against Big 12 foes. The Razorbacks will take on the Kansas State Wildcats in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in Arkansas’ past seven games in January.
  • K-State is 11-0 SU when coming off a win as an underdog.
  • The underdog has covered in six of the last eight Liberty Bowls.

Arkansas have ended the season with a respectable 7-5 record, but they went 5-1 in the final six weeks with wins over Ole Miss and LSU with their loss coming by one-point. Brandon Allen was the third-leading passer in the SEC this season and has two 400-plus passing yards and six-plus touchdown cgames in his past four appearances.

Kansas State was on the outside looking in, but a three-game winning streak to end the season (plus an amazing APR) got them to the bowl games. It will be important for K-State to try and solidify their secondary this season as injuries have riddled them and caused them to be in the bottom 10 in passing yards allowed.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kansas State Wildcats were listed as 13-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 36-19 result in favor of the Razorbacks. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Kansas State Wildcats vs Arkansas Razorbacks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Arkansas Razorbacks are 7-5 overall and 7-5 ATS against the spread, while the Wildcats are 5-6 and 5-6 ATS. As for the totals, Arkansas is 5-7 on the OU, and Kansas State is 7-4 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arkansas vs Kansas State injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 64-rated Arkansas Razorbacks and the No. 96-ranked Kansas State Wildcats, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Arkansas Razorbacks No. 28-ranked offense (35.17 PPG) against a Kansas State Wildcats defense that ranks No. 90 at 30.33 PPG. The Arkansas Razorbacks passing attack has averaged 264.25 yards per game, less than the Kansas State Wildcats give up through the air (283.08 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Kansas State Wildcats own the league's No. 41-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 146.8 yards per game when on the road. Arkansas, on the other hand, rates No. 57 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Deante Burton was good for 135 receiving yards in the Wildcats's most recent action, helping his team to a 24-23 victory over the Mountaineers.

Alex Collins went over the 100-yard mark (130) in his team's latest effort as Arkansas defeated Missouri by a score of 28-3 on Friday.