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    One of the best rushers in college football will be on display when Devin Neal and the Kansas Jayhawks (4-1) host the UCF Knights (3-2) on Saturday, October 7, 2023.

    The Jayhawks are favored, but by less than a field goal (-2), against the Knights. The over/under for this matchup is 62.5 points.

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    Game Info for Kansas vs. UCF

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Lawrence, Kansas
    • Stadium: David Booth Memorial Stadium (Lawrence, KS)
    Kansas vs UCF Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Kansas -2 -110 -110 62.5 -110 -110 -137 +116

    Kansas Pick Insights

    • Kansas is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 2-point favorites this season, Kansas is 2-2 against the spread.
    • In Kansas’ five games with a set total, two have hit the over (40%).

    Kansas Stats & Insights

    • Kansas is compiling 422.4 yards per game on offense (50th in the FBS), and rank 68th on defense, yielding 369.6 yards allowed per game.
    • Kansas is averaging 33 points per game on offense, which ranks them 46th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the defense ranks 77th, allowing 26.2 points per contest.
    • Offensively, Kansas ranks 81st in the FBS with 223.4 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 67th in passing yards allowed per contest (228).
    • On offense, Kansas has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 23rd-best in the FBS by compiling 199 per game. The Jayhawks rank 76th on defense (141.6 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • On the offensive side of the ball, Kansas has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 11th-best in the FBS by averaging a 51% third-down percentage. The defense ranks 95th on defense (42.9% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • With eight forced turnovers (37th in the FBS) against five turnovers committed (28th in the FBS), Kansas’ +3 turnover margin is the 25th-best in college football.

    Kansas’ Best Players

    • Jalon Daniels has 705 passing yards for Kansas, completing 74.7% of his passes and recording five touchdowns and one interception this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 74 rushing yards (14.8 ypg) on 27 carries.
    • Neal has carried the ball 65 times for a team-high 439 yards on the ground and has found the end zone five times. He’s also tacked on 13 catches for 155 yards (31 per game) and one touchdown via the pass.
    • This season, Daniel Hishaw Jr. has carried the ball 41 times for 279 yards (55.8 per game) and four touchdowns.
    • Lawrence Arnold’s 251 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 21 times and has totaled 19 receptions.
    • Luke Grimm has hauled in 14 receptions totaling 177 yards, finding the end zone three times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Quentin Skinner has a total of 173 receiving yards so far this year, grabbing 12 throws.
    • Jereme Robinson leads the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has five TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Kenny Logan Jr., Kansas’ leading tackler, has 32 tackles, three TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Kwinton Lassiter leads the team with two interceptions, while also putting up five tackles and two passes defended.

    UCF Betting Insights

    • UCF is 2-3-0 against the spread this year.
    • UCF is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or more this year.
    • Four of UCF’s five games with a set total have hit the over (80%).

    UCF Pick Insights

    • UCF’s offense has been dominant, compiling 545.8 total yards per contest (fifth-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 65th by giving up 366.8 total yards per game.
    • UCF’s offense has been dominant, compiling 37.6 points per contest (19th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 53rd by giving up 23.2 points per game.
    • UCF’s pass offense has been dominant, piling up 290.6 passing yards per game (24th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 42nd by surrendering 209.6 passing yards per game.
    • UCF’s run offense has been consistently moving the chains, racking up 255.2 rushing yards per game (third-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 93rd by allowing 157.2 rushing yards per game.
    • UCF’s third-down offense has been dominant, producing a 47.6% third-down conversion percentage (25th-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 101st by giving up a 43.4% third-down rate.
    • UCF has not done well in terms of turnovers, as its turnover margin of -4 is 21st-worst in the FBS.

    UCF’s Best Players

    • Timmy McClain has thrown for 872 yards on 61% passing while recording seven touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He’s also rushed for 97 yards with one score.
    • Johnny Richardson is his team’s leading rusher with 45 carries for 394 yards, or 78.8 per game. He’s found the end zone one time on the ground, as well.
    • RJ Harvey is a key figure in this offense, with 378 rushing yards on 73 carries with five touchdowns and 172 receiving yards (34.4 per game) on eight catches with two touchdowns
    • Kobe Hudson has totaled 21 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 468 (93.6 yards per game). He’s been targeted 27 times and has two touchdowns.
    • Javon Baker has caught 17 passes and compiled 332 receiving yards (66.4 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Tre’mon Morris-Brash paces the team with five sacks, and also has 10 TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Jason Johnson is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s picked up 33 tackles and two TFL.
    • Corey Thornton has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 11 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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