Kansas State vs. Kansas Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 26, 2022

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The Governor’s Cup is up for grabs when the No. 15 Kansas State Wildcats (8-3) and the Kansas Jayhawks (6-5) meet.

Kansas State vs. Kansas Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 11.5 points, with bookmakers listing Kansas State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Kansas State has -445 odds to pick up the win, while Kansas is listed at +333 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 62.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Kansas State vs. Kansas Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Manhattan, Kansas
  • Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium

Betting Preview

Kansas State

Offensively, Kansas State ranks 45th in the FBS with 419.5 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 50th in total defense (361.8 yards allowed per contest). Kansas State sports the 38th-ranked offense this season (32.2 points per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 14th-best with only 18.7 points allowed per game. Kansas State is putting up 211.4 passing yards per game on offense this season (96th in the FBS), and is allowing 217.2 passing yards per game (54th) on defense. Kansas State ranks 60th in run defense this year (144.6 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on offense, ranking 17th-best in the FBS with 208.2 rushing yards per game. Kansas State is putting up a 38.5% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (79th in the FBS), and is surrendering a 34.4% third-down conversion rate (35th) on the other side of the ball. Kansas State has forced 20 total turnovers (21st in the FBS) this season and have turned it over eight times (sixth in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +12, the fourth-best in college football.

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Kansas

Kansas has not been getting things done defensively, ranking 12th-worst with 451.5 total yards allowed per game. It has been more effective on the other side of the ball, putting up 434.8 total yards per contest (35th-ranked). On the defensive side of the ball, Kansas is bottom-25, ceding 32.6 points per game (18th-worst). Fortunately, it is dominating on offense, accumulating 34.8 points per contest (24th-best). Kansas has been struggling to stop the pass, ranking 23rd-worst with 261.1 passing yards given up per game. It has been more productive on the other side of the ball, regstering 234.8 passing yards per contest (62nd-ranked). Kansas ranks 18th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game on defense (190.5), but at least it has been getting things done on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 22nd-best in rushing yards per game (200.0). Defensively, Kansas is a bottom-25 unit on third down, allowing a 47.0% third-down conversion rate (eighth-worst). On the bright side, it is excelling on the other side of the ball, posting a 47.0% third-down rate (ninth-best). After forcing 19 turnovers (29th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 14 times (40th in the FBS) this season, Kansas sports the 29th-ranked turnover margin of +5.

Kansas State vs. Kansas Betting Analysis

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Kansas State Betting Insights

Kansas State is 8-3-0 against the spread this season. Kansas State has 1-1 ATS when playing as at least 11.5-point favorites. This season, five Kansas State games have gone over the point total. The Wildcats have won 85.7% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (6-1). The Wildcats have played as a moneyline favorite of -445 or shorter in just two games this season, and they split 1-1.

Jayhawks Betting Insights

Kansas have put together a 7-3-1 record against the spread this year. Kansas has a perfect 1-0 ATS record when playing as at least 11.5-point underdogs. This year, seven Kansas games have gone over the point total. This season, the Jayhawks have been the underdog eight times and won three of those games. The Jayhawks have been at least a +333 moneyline underdog two times this season and won each of those games.

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Kansas State vs. Kansas Against The Spread & Betting Records

Kansas State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 52.7 53.5 51.8
Implied Total AVG 30.5 31.8 29.0
ATS Record 8-3-0 4-2-0 4-1-0
Over/Under Record 5-6-0 2-4-0 3-2-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 6-1 4-1 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-2 0-1 2-1

Jayhawks

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 61.9 63.3 60.3
Implied Total AVG 36.0 36.8 35.0
ATS Record 7-3-1 4-1-1 3-2-0
Over/Under Record 7-4-0 2-4-0 5-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-0 2-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-5 1-2 2-3

Players to Watch

Kansas State

  • As part of the Wildcats’ defensive unit, Austin Moore has registered 62 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception in 11 games.
  • Felix Anudike has hit the gridiron for 11 games, compiling 35 tackles, 6.0 TFL, 7.5 sacks, and one pass defended for the Wildcats.
  • Kobe Savage has helped lead the Wildcats’ defense with three interceptions to go along with 50 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and three passes defended in 11 games.
  • Brendan Mott, as part of the Wildcats’ defense, has collected 6.0 sacks to go with 6.0 TFL and 26 tackles in 11 games.

Jayhawks

  • Kenny Logan Jr. has been causing chaos on defense, delivering two interceptions to go with 70 tackles and two passes defended for the Jayhawks.
  • Lonnie Phelps has compiled 41 tackles, 9.0 TFL, and six sacks in 11 games for the Jayhawks.
  • The Jayhawks’ Craig Young has posted one interception to go with 44 tackles, 5.0 TFL, 3.5 sacks, and one pass defended in 11 games.
  • Rich Miller has compiled one interception to go with 57 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and one pass defended In 11 games for the Jayhawks.

Kansas State vs. Kansas Predictions and Pick

Kansas State vs. Kansas betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Wildcats (-11.5)

    Pick OU:

    Under (62.5)

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How to Bet on Kansas State vs. Kansas

You can bet on Kansas State vs. Kansas at every legal online sportsbook. For more college football odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as college football prop odds, check out the latest college football lines as well as our guide to the best college football betting sites.

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Our prediction to win this contest is Kansas State, and we predict that Kansas State will cover the spread (Kansas State -11.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 62.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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