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At Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium on Saturday, the Kansas State Wildcats (1-0) take on the Missouri Tigers (1-0).
The Wildcats are significant favorites (-8.5) in their matchup versus the Tigers, with the over/under at 54.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Wildcats are -343 and the Tigers are +260.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Kansas State vs. Missouri
- Game Day: Saturday, September 10, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN2
- Location: Manhattan, Kansas
- Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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Kansas State Betting Insights
- Kansas State went 8-5-0 ATS last season.
- Kansas State covered the spread twice when favored by 8.5 points or more last season (in three opportunities).
- Kansas State games went over the point total six out of 13 times last season.
Kansas State Stats & Insights
- Last year, Kansas State racked up 6.3 fewer points per game (27.5) than Missouri gave up (33.8).
- Kansas State was 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall last season when the team notched over 33.8 points.
- When Missouri limited opponents to fewer than 27.5 points last season, it had a 1-1 record against the spread and a 2-0 record overall.
- Kansas State racked up 361.9 yards per game last year, 72.7 fewer yards than the 434.6 Missouri gave up per matchup.
- In games Missouri held its opponents to less than 361.9 yards last season, it had a 3-0 record ATS and a 2-1 record overall.
- Last year Kansas State piled up 163.2 rushing yards per game, 64.6 fewer than Missouri allowed per contest (227.8).
- Last year Kansas State had a 2-1 ATS record and a 2-1 overall record in games the team ran for over 227.8 yards.
- Missouri was 2-1 against the spread and 2-1 overall when holding opponents to less than 163.2 rushing yards last season.
- Last season Kansas State had 14 turnovers, two fewer than Missouri had takeaways (16).
Kansas State’s Best Players
- Skylar Thompson’s previous season stat line: 2,103 passing yards (161.8 per game), 162-for-233 (69.5%), 12 touchdowns and four picks.
- Deuce Vaughn took 235 carries for 1,392 yards (107.1 per game) and scored 18 touchdowns last season. When it comes to receiving, he caught 48 passes for 458 yards (35.2 per game) and four TDs.
- Will Howard put up 184 rushing yards on 32 carries and four touchdowns last season.
- Phillip Brooks reeled in 43 catches for 533 yards (41.0 per game) while being targeted 62 times. He also scored two touchdowns.
- Malik Knowles reeled in 29 passes on 46 targets for 441 yards and four touchdowns, compiling 33.9 receiving yards per game.
- Felix Anudike did his thing last season with an incredible stat line of 11.0 sacks, 9.0 TFL and 47 tackles.
- Daniel Green was a wrecking ball on the field, collecting 67 tackles, 13.0 TFL, and three sacks last year.
- Last season Russ Yeast had a huge stat line of four interceptions, 34 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and four passes defended.
Missouri Betting Insights
- Missouri put together a 4-9-0 record against the spread last year.
- Missouri was an underdog by 8.5 points or more four times last season, and covered the spread in two of those contests.
- Last year, seven Missouri games hit the over.
Missouri Stats & Insights
- Last season Missouri put up 8.1 more points per game (29.1) than Kansas State surrendered (21.0).
- When Missouri recorded over 21.0 points last year, it was 2-7 against the spread and 6-3 overall.
- Last season Kansas State had a 6-3 record against the spread and a 7-2 record overall in games when it held opponents to fewer than 29.1 points.
- Missouri racked up 68.8 more yards per game (413.7) than Kansas State gave up per contest (344.9) last season.
- When Missouri churned out over 344.9 yards last year, the team was 1-7 against the spread and 5-3 overall.
- In games Kansas State held its opponents to fewer than 413.7 yards last season, it had an 8-3 record ATS and an 8-3 record overall.
- Last year Missouri rushed for 51.4 more yards per game (181.1) than Kansas State allowed per outing (129.7).
- Missouri had a 1-5 ATS record and a 5-1 overall record when the team ran for over 129.7 yards last year.
- When Kansas State held its opponents to less than 181.1 rushing yards last year, it was 8-3 against the spread and 8-3 overall.
- Missouri had 13 giveaways last year, while Kansas State had 17 takeaways.
Missouri’s Best Players
- Connor Bazelak completed 65.2% of his passes to throw for 2,540 yards and 16 touchdowns last season.
- Tyler Badie racked up 14 rushing touchdowns on 124.0 yards per game last year. Badie was also efficient in the passing game, totaling 54 catches and four touchdowns over the course of the year.
- Elijah Young rushed for 166 yards and one touchdown last season.
- Tauskie Dove was targeted 4.9 times per game and collected 576 receiving yards over the course of 2021.
- Keke Chism averaged 39.3 receiving yards on 4.8 targets per game in 2021, scoring three touchdowns.
- Last year Isaiah McGuire racked up 6.0 sacks, 10.0 TFL and 48 tackles.
- Blaze Alldredge was all over the field last season with 78 tackles, 11.0 TFL, and 4.5 sacks.
- Jaylon Carlies hauled in four interceptions in addition to 52 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and four passes defended a year ago.