On Saturday, November 25th at 8:00 PM ET, the Kansas State Wildcats and Iowa State Cyclones face off at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, KS. FOX will carry the TV coverage for the game. This showdown between Big 12 conference opponents has the Wildcats as 11.5 point home favorites. Will they be able to clinch a win at home and cover the spread?
IOWA STATE CYCLONES VS KANSAS STATE WILDCATS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Iowa State Cyclones +11.5
This game will be played at Bill Snyder Family Stadium at 8:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE IOWA STATE CYCLONES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 30-19 in favor of Kansas State.
- Even though we have Kansas State winning straight-up, we like Iowa State at +11.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 47.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 49 points.
Will Iowa State Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?
With a 6-5 record, the Iowa State Cyclones take on Kansas State. Their road record so far is (3-2) and at home (2-3).
Iowa State’s average scoring differential for the season is +4.4 leading to an ATS mark of 5-5. The Cyclones have been favored five times and the underdog in five games
So far this season, Iowa State boasts an over/under record of 4-6. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 45.3 points, while the average over/under line has been 44.4 points.
Iowa State’s rushing attack is ranked 85th in college football with 333 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 119.5 rushing yards per game, placing them 104th nationally. On average, they are attempting 29.9 passes per game leading to 228.1 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 67th position, averaging 24.8 points per game.
Coming into their matchup vs. Kansas State, the Iowa State defense is 77th in points allowed, giving up 20.5 points per game. So far, opponents have averaged 211.3 passing yards per game against them (71st in the country). Against the run, they’re allowing 126 rushing yards, which ranks them 48th in college football.
Can Kansas State Secure a Home Victory?
So far, the Kansas State Wildcats are 8-3, including going 2-2 on the road and 5-0 at home.
So far, Kansas State has been favored eight times and the underdog in one game. This has led to an ATS record of 6-3 and an average scoring differential of +18.8.
In 11 games played, the average over/under line for Kansas State’s games has been set at 54.8 points. These contests have seen an average combined score of 57.4 points, resulting in an OU record of 5-4.
Kansas State’s rushing attack is ranked 23rd in college football with 432 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 203 rushing yards per game, placing them 14th nationally. On average, they are attempting 31.5 passes per game leading to 242.6 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 12th position, averaging 38.1 points per game.
As we head into this week’s game, the Kansas State defense ranks 70th for points allowed, with an average of 19.3 points per game. Teams have been gaining 230.2 passing yards per game against them (102nd nationally). Against the run, they’ve given up 132 rushing yards, placing them 54th in college football.