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

    The Knights are small favorites (-2) in their game against the Jayhawks, with the over/under at 64 points. (On the moneyline, the Knights are -129 and the Jayhawks are +109.)

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    Game Info for UCF vs. Kansas

    • 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)
    UCF vs Kansas Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    UCF -2 -110 -110 64 -110 -110 -129 +109

    UCF Pick Insights

    • UCF is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 2-point favorites this season, UCF is 2-2 against the spread.
    • Four of UCF’s five games with a set total have hit the over (80%).

    UCF Stats & Insights

    • On the offensive side of the ball, UCF has been a top-25 unit, ranking fifth-best in the FBS by compiling 545.8 yards per game. The defense ranks 66th (366.8 yards allowed per game).
    • Offensively, UCF has been a top-25 unit, ranking 18th-best in the FBS by totaling 37.6 points per game. The Knights rank 54th on defense (23.2 points allowed per game).
    • UCF ranks 43rd in pass defense this season (209.6 passing yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on offense, ranking 24th-best in the FBS with 290.6 passing yards per game.
    • UCF sports the 94th-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (157.2 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking second-best with 255.2 rushing yards per game.
    • On the offensive side of the ball, UCF has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 24th-best in the FBS by putting up a 47.6% third-down percentage. The defense ranks 104th on defense (43.4% third-down percentage allowed).
    • UCF has the 19th-worst turnover margin in college football at -4, forcing five turnovers (99th in the FBS) while turning it over nine times (102nd in the FBS).

    UCF’s Best Players

    • Timmy McClain has racked up 872 yards (174.4 ypg) on 50-of-82 passing with seven touchdowns compared to two interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 97 rushing yards (19.4 ypg) on 29 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
    • Johnny Richardson has racked up 394 yards on 45 carries while finding the end zone one time.
    • This season, RJ Harvey has carried the ball 73 times for 378 yards (75.6 per game) and five touchdowns, while also racking up 172 yards through the air with two touchdowns.
    • Kobe Hudson has hauled in 21 receptions for 468 yards (93.6 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone two times as a receiver.
    • Javon Baker has caught 17 passes for 332 yards (66.4 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Tre’mon Morris-Brash has collected five sacks to lead the team, while also recording 10 TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Jason Johnson is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s amassed 33 tackles and two TFL.
    • Corey Thornton has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 11 tackles and two passes defended.

    Kansas Betting Insights

    • Kansas is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • Kansas is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or greater this year.
    • Kansas hase hit the over in two of five games with a set total (40%).

    Kansas Pick Insights

    • With 422.4 total yards per game on offense, Kansas ranks 50th in the FBS in 2023. Defensively, it ranks 69th, giving up 369.6 total yards per contest.
    • In terms of points scored Kansas ranks 46th in the FBS (33 points per game), and it is 78th on defense (26.2 points allowed per game).
    • In terms of passing, Kansas ranks 81st in the FBS (223.4 passing yards per game) and 68th on the other side of the ball (228 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Kansas’ run defense ranks 77th in the FBS with 141.6 rushing yards allowed per contest, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks 23rd-best by putting up 199 rushing yards per contest.
    • Kansas’ third-down defense ranks 98th in the FBS with a 42.9% third-down conversion rate given up, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 11th-best by compiling a 51% third-down rate.
    • Kansas has registered eight forced turnovers (38th in the FBS) and committed five turnovers (28th in the FBS) this season for a +3 turnover margin that ranks 26th in the FBS.

    Kansas’ Best Players

    • Jalon Daniels leads Kansas with 705 yards on 56-of-75 passing with five touchdowns compared to one interception this season. He has chipped in with 74 rushing yards (14.8 ypg) on 27 carries.
    • The team’s top rusher, Neal, has carried the ball 65 times for 439 yards (87.8 per game) with five touchdowns. He’s also caught 13 passes for 155 yards and one touchdown.
    • Daniel Hishaw Jr. has collected 279 yards (on 41 attempts) with four touchdowns.
    • Lawrence Arnold has registered 19 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 251 (50.2 yards per game). He’s been targeted 21 times.
    • Luke Grimm has put up a 177-yard season so far with three touchdowns. He’s caught 14 passes on 22 targets.
    • Quentin Skinner’s 19 targets have resulted in 12 grabs for 173 yards.
    • Jereme Robinson has collected 4.5 sacks to pace the team, while also recording five TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Kansas’ top-tackler, Kenny Logan Jr., has 32 tackles, three TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Kwinton Lassiter has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has five tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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