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One of the best quarterbacks in college football will be featured when Spencer Sanders and the Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-1) visit the Kansas State Wildcats (5-1) on Saturday, October 29, 2022.
The Wildcats are slight favorites (-1.5) in their matchup against the Cowboys, with the over/under being 56.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Wildcats are -122 and the Cowboys are +102.)
Game Info and Betting Lines for Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State
- Game Day: Saturday, October 29, 2022
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: FOX
- Location: Manhattan, Kansas
- Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
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Kansas State Betting Insights
- Oklahoma State is 5-2-0 ATS this season.
- Oklahoma State is a perfect 3-0 against the spread when an underdog by 1.5 points or more this year.
- Oklahoma State games have gone over the point total in six out of seven opportunities (85.7%).
Kansas State Stats & Insights
- Kansas State ranks 67th in total offense (403.3 yards per game) and 45th in total defense (354.5 yards allowed per game) this season.
- Defensively, Kansas State has been a top-25 unit, ranking 14th-best by surrendering just 16.7 points per game. The offense ranks 69th (28.7 points per game).
- While Kansas State’s pass defense ranks 58th with 221.7 passing yards allowed per game,the offense has been less successful, ranking 13th-worst (158.8 passing yards per game).
- On the offensive side of the ball, Kansas State has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking seventh-best in the FBS by compiling 244.5 per game. The Wildcats rank 52nd on defense (132.8 rushing yards allowed per game).
- Kansas State has struggled on third down, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS (31.8%) this season. However, the defense ranks 11th-best on the other side of the ball, allowing a 29.1% third-down conversion rate.
- Kansas State has forced 11 total turnovers (59th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over three times (third in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +8, the seventh-best in college football.
Kansas State’s Best Players
- Adrian Martinez leads Kansas State with 907 yards (129.6 ypg) on 87-of-140 passing with four touchdowns and zero interceptions this season. He also has 565 rushing yards on 92 carries while scoring nine touchdowns on the ground.
- Deuce Vaughn has racked up 744 yards on 132 carries while finding paydirt four times as a runner. He’s also caught 19 passes for 112 yards (16.0 per game).
- Malik Knowles’ 334 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 35 times and has totaled 24 receptions and one touchdown.
- Phillip Brooks has put together a 324-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 22 passes on 39 targets.
- Kade Warner’s 16 catches are good enough for 173 yards and two touchdowns.
- Felix Anudike leads the team with 6.5 sacks, and also has 5.0 TFL and 25 tackles.
- Austin Moore, Kansas State’s leading tackler, has 38 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
- Cincere Mason has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 15 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
Oklahoma State Betting Insights
- Oklahoma State is 5-2-0 against the spread this season.
- When it has played as at least 1.5-point underdogs this season, Oklahoma State is 3-0 against the spread.
- Out of Oklahoma State’s seven games with a set total, six have hit the over (85.7%).
Oklahoma State Stats & Insights
- While Oklahoma State’s defense has been sputtering, ranking 15th-worst by conceding 449.6 total yards per game, its offense ranks 24th-best with 466.9 total yards per contest.
- Oklahoma State’s offensive attack has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks fifth-best in the FBS with 44.7 points per contest. In terms of defense, it is ceding 28.7 points per game, which ranks 85th.
- Oklahoma State ranks fifth-worst in passing yards allowed per game (303.6), but at least it has been excelling on the other side of the ball, ranking 13th-best in passing yards per contest (313.1).
- With 153.7 rushing yards per game on offense, Oklahoma State ranks 69th in the FBS. Defensively it ranks 67th, giving up 146.0 rushing yards per game.
- Oklahoma State’s third-down defense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks fourth-best in the FBS with a 25.5% third-down conversion percentage allowed. In terms of offense, it is compiling a 40.2% third-down rate, which ranks 64th.
- At +2, Oklahoma State owns the 49th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with nine forced turnovers (80th in the FBS) and seven turnovers committed (20th in the FBS).
Oklahoma State’s Best Players
- Sanders has thrown for 2,030 yards on 154-of-262 passing with 15 touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 352 yards and eight rushing touchdowns.
- Dominic Richardson has run for 451 yards on 121 carries so far this year while scoring eight times on the ground. He’s also added 21 catches, totaling 218 yards.
- Bryson Green has totaled 21 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 417 (59.6 yards per game). He’s been targeted 39 times and has five touchdowns.
- Brennan Presley has 36 receptions (on 48 targets) for a total of 413 yards (59.0 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
- Braydon Johnson’s 39 targets have resulted in 20 receptions for 398 yards and three touchdowns.
- Brock Martin has racked up 4.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 4.0 TFL and 18 tackles.
- Mason Cobb is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s amassed 56 tackles, 6.0 TFL, one sack, and one interception.
- Jason Taylor II has a team-high three interceptions to go along with 48 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and three passes defended.