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Bruins visit Kansas State Wildcats Alamo Bowl College Football Betting Clash

UCLA Bruins


Kansas State Wildcats
Friday, January 02, 2015 6:45 PM ET

Betting favorites are 5-1 ATS in the last six Alamo Bowl games. The Kansas State Wildcats hope that trend will continue as a small favorite against the UCLA Bruins in this year's Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

UCLA cost itself a trip to the Pac-12 championship game with a 31-10 loss at home to Stanford in its final game of the regular season, falling to 9-3 SU and 4-8 ATS on the year. The Wildcats went 7-2 SU and ATS over their last nine games of the season with the two losses coming on the road to Big 12 co-champions Baylor and TCU. KSU is 1-5 SU and ATS in its last six bowl games.

UCLA Bruins vs Kansas State Wildcats Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Kansas State Wildcats sat as -2.5-point favorites, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Computer Prediction: UCLA Bruins vs Kansas State Wildcats Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 36-28 win for the Bruins on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UCLA Bruins vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas State Wildcats sit at 9-3 (8-4 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the UCLA Bruins are currently 9-3 (4-8 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Kansas State is 7-5 OU, and UCLA is 4-8 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas State vs UCLA injuries news.

The Kansas State Wildcats sit at No. 15 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the UCLA Bruins are at No. 33 on that chart.

How UCLA Bruins vs Kansas State Wildcats Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Kansas State Wildcats No. 24-ranked offense (35.83 PPG) against a UCLA Bruins defense that ranks No. 74 at 27.5 PPG. The Kansas State Wildcats passing attack has averaged 283.17 yards per game, more than the UCLA Bruins give up through the air (243.33 YPG on average).

Defensively, the UCLA Bruins feature the league's No. 39-rated road run defense, allowing 147.33 yards per game. Kansas State, meanwhile, ranks No. 78 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Paul Perkins tore up the turf for 116 rushing yards in the latest Bruins game, a 31-10 loss to the Cardinal at Rose Bowl.

Tyler Lockett was good for 158 receiving yards in the Wildcats's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 38-27 to the Wildcats.

UCLA Bruins vs Kansas State Wildcats Betting Odds Trends

UCLA is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
UCLA is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of UCLA's last 8 games
Kansas State is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
Kansas State is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games