NCAA Matchups  >>  Massachusetts Minutemen vs. Kansas State Wildcats Preview 09/14/2013

The Massachusetts Minutemen and the Kansas State Wildcats will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Snyder Family Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Wildcats listed as 37-point favorites versus the Minutemen, while the game's total is sitting at 50½.
Last time out for Massachusetts, they were a 24-14 loser as they battled Maine at home. Massachusetts failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog, while 38 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Kansas State was a 48-27 winner in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana-Lafayette. They covered the 12.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (75) made winners of OVER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Massachusetts has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Massachusetts: 0-2 SU, 0-2 ATS
Kansas State: 1-1 SU, 1-1 ATS
MASSACHUSETTS MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 0-10
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 0-10

KANSAS STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in September are 10-0
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 7-3


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Massachusetts's last 5 games
Massachusetts is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Massachusetts is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Massachusetts is 1-19 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Kansas State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas State's last 8 games at home
Kansas State is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games

NEXT UP:
Massachusetts home to Vanderbilt, Saturday, September 21
Kansas State at Texas, Saturday, September 21