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    Ja’Tavion Sanders and the Texas Longhorns (4-0) will host Devin Neal and the Kansas Jayhawks (4-0) on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET, in a matchup between two of the brightest stars in college football on offense.

    The Longhorns are very big favorites (currently -17) in their matchup against the Jayhawks, with the over/under at 62 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Longhorns are -923 and the Jayhawks are +600.)

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    Game Info for Texas vs. Kansas

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Austin, Texas
    • Stadium: Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
    Texas vs Kansas Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Texas -17 -110 -110 62 -110 -110 -923 +600

    Texas Pick Insights

    • Texas is 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
    • Texas is 1-2 against the spread when favored by 17 points or more this season.
    • One of Texas’ four games with a set total has hit the over (25%).

    Texas Stats & Insights

    • Texas has the 42nd-ranked offense this season (432.8 yards per game), and has been even better on defense, ranking 24th-best with only 298.5 yards allowed per game.
    • Texas has the 37th-ranked offense this season (35 points per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 12th-best with just 12.5 points allowed per game.
    • On offense, Texas ranks 35th in the FBS with 277 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 55th in passing yards allowed per contest (211.3).
    • On defense, Texas has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 19th-best by allowing just 87.3 per game. The Longhorns rank 68th on offense (155.8 rushing yards per game).
    • Texas ranks 93rd in third-down percentage this year (37%), but has been playing really well on defense, ranking 18th-best in the FBS with a 30.5% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Texas has forced seven total turnovers (33rd in the FBS) this season and have turned it over three times (13th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +4, the 15th-best in college football.

    Texas’ Best Players

    • Quinn Ewers has racked up 1,033 yards (258.3 ypg) on 72-of-112 passing with nine touchdowns compared to zero interceptions this season.
    • Jonathon Brooks has 379 rushing yards on 65 carries with three touchdowns. He’s also added four catches for 64 yards (16 per game) and one touchdown via the passing game.
    • CJ Baxter has carried the ball 22 times for 90 yards (22.5 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Sanders’ leads his squad with 268 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 12 catches (out of 24 targets) and scored one touchdown.
    • Xavier Worthy has hauled in 19 receptions totaling 252 yards, finding the end zone three times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Adonai Mitchell has been the target of 19 passes and compiled 12 receptions for 180 yards, an average of 45 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone three times through the air this season.
    • Ethan Burke has 2.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has four TFL and 10 tackles.
    • Jaylan Ford is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s picked up 18 tackles, one TFL, and two interceptions.
    • Jerrin Thompson has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has six tackles and two passes defended to his name.

    Kansas Betting Insights

    • Kansas is 2-2-0 against the spread this year.
    • Two of Kansas’ four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Kansas Pick Insights

    • Kansas has been top-25 on both offense and defense this season, as it ranks 25th-best in total yards per game (463) and 21st-best in total yards allowed per game (296.8).
    • Kansas ranks 26th in the FBS with 37.8 points per game on offense, and it ranks 59th with 22.8 points allowed per game on defense.
    • Kansas is compiling 245.3 passing yards per game on offense this season (59th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 203.8 passing yards per game (47th-ranked) on defense.
    • Kansas’ run offense has been dominant, posting 217.8 rushing yards per game (12th-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 26th by surrendering 93 rushing yards per game.
    • Kansas’ third-down defense ranks 59th in the FBS with a 37.5% third-down conversion rate given up, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks second-best by posting a 60.5% third-down rate.
    • Kansas has fared really well in terms of turnovers, as the team’s turnover margin of +3 ranks 22nd-best in the FBS, with seven forced turnovers (33rd in the nation) and four turnovers committed (30th in the nation).

    Kansas’ Best Players

    • Jalon Daniels has recored 705 passing yards, or 176.3 per game, so far this season. He has completed 74.7% of his passes and has recorded five touchdowns with one interception. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 18.5 rushing yards per game.
    • Neal is his team’s leading rusher with 57 carries for 394 yards, or 98.5 per game. He’s found paydirt five times on the ground, as well. Neal has also chipped in with 11 catches for 145 yards and one receiving touchdown.
    • Daniel Hishaw Jr. has taken 33 carries and totaled 235 yards with three touchdowns.
    • Lawrence Arnold leads his team with 246 receiving yards on 18 receptions.
    • Luke Grimm has caught 13 passes and compiled 175 receiving yards (43.8 per game) with three touchdowns.
    • Quentin Skinner has racked up 173 reciving yards (43.3 ypg) this season.
    • Austin Booker has 3.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has four TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Kenny Logan Jr., Kansas’ top tackler, has 24 tackles, two TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Jacobee Bryant has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with eight tackles, one TFL, and two passes defended.

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