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Texas Longhorns vs Kansas State Wildcats Week 8 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The Kansas State Wildcats will try to pick up win and cover the spread at Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Texas Longhorns in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Texas Longhorns opened as 3-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 24-23 win for 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Longhorns will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 4-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Kansas State Wildcats are 2-4 ATS. Texas is 4-2 against the over under total, while Kansas State is 2-4 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas State vs Texas injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 65-rated Kansas State Wildcats and the No. 45-ranked Texas Longhorns, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kansas State Wildcats No. 56-ranked offense (31.33 PPG) against a Texas Longhorns defense that ranks No. 106 at 34 PPG. The Kansas State Wildcats passing attack has averaged 167 yards per game, less than the Texas Longhorns give up through the air (278.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Texas Longhorns feature the league's No. 38-rated road run defense, allowing 137 yards per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, ranks No. 27 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D'Onta Foreman ran through the Iowa State defense for 136 yards in Texas's last game, handing the Cyclones a 27-6 setback on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Dominique Heath hauled in 7 passes for 101 yards against the Oklahoma defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 38-17 loss against the Sooners on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas's last 10 games
  • Texas is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Kansas State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas State's last 6 games
  • Kansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Kansas State's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Baylor, Saturday, October 29th
Kansas State at Iowa State, Saturday, October 29th