Saturday’s showdown between the Kansas State Wildcats and the No. 14 Oklahoma State Cowboys will have major Big XII title race implications, especially with both teams coming off their first respective conference losses of the season.
The visiting Cowboys maintained control throughout most of last week’s matchup with Texas, but a kick-return touchdown by D’Shawn Jamison and a Sam Ehlinger touchdown pass to Jake Smith pushed the Longhorns ahead late, where they eventually sealed the game in overtime. OSU quarterback Spencer Sanders had a solid performance in the loss, throwing for 400 yards and four touchdowns.
The previously cruising Wildcats fell victim to a trap game in Morgantown, getting dusted by the Mountaineers for a 37-10 setback. KSU’s offense could not get it together with a dismal 41 yards on 1.9 ypc on the ground while QB Will Howard threw three interceptions.
Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming
You can watch Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State on Saturday, November 7 at 4 p.m. ET on Fox, or you can stream it via the Fox Sports app with a cable or streaming service login.
Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends
Point spread: Oklahoma State (-12.5) at Kansas State
Point Total: O/U 47
Money line: Oklahoma State (-670), Kansas State (+400)
- Kansas State has covered the spread in each of its last six November games as an underdog.
- Each of Kansas State’s last six November games at Bill Snyder Family Stadium have gone UNDER the total points line.
- Oklahoma State covered the spread as a four-point favorite in last year’s matchup between the two teams.
Oklahoma State: (49% of handle, 43% percent of bets)
Kansas State: (51% of handle, 57% percent of bets)
The Best Bet
While the focus of Oklahoma State has been on the tandem of Chuba Hubbard and Spencer Shrader, the defense has held their own so far in the Big XII. They are yielding just 4.4 yards per play and last week’s loss was the first game where they gave up more than three touchdowns to an opponent all season.
Expect the Cowboys’ D to dictate the pace of this ballgame.
Pick: Under 46
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