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Kansas State Wildcats Visit the Texas Longhorns in Week 8 College Football – Betting Odds and Pick

The Texas Longhorns will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Kansas State Wildcats at Memorial Stadium in Week 8 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Texas Longhorns were -3.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 27-17 result in favor of the Longhorns. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Kansas State Wildcats vs Texas Longhorns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas battles the Kansas State Wildcats, currently with a 3-3 mark (3-3 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 2-4 for the Longhorns and 4-2 for the Kansas State Wildcats. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Kansas State injuries news.

The Texas Longhorns sit at No. 94 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas State Wildcats are at No. 74 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Longhorns No. 94-ranked offense (24.5 PPG) against a Kansas State Wildcats defense that ranks No. 87 at 29.83 PPG. The Texas Longhorns passing attack has averaged 148.5 yards per game, less than the Kansas State Wildcats give up through the air (298.17 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Kansas State Wildcats own the league's No. 2-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 43 yards per game when on the road. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 30 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas State was hammered in its last outing, as Oklahoma ran up a 55-0 score against them at Snyder Family Stadium.

The Longhorns grabbed a Week 6 victory over the Sooners in their last game, winning 24-17 at Cotton Bowl.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State's last 5 games
  • Kansas State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Kansas State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas's last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas State home to Baylor, Thursday, November 5th
Texas at Iowa State, Saturday, October 31st