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    One of the best wideouts in college football will be on display when Ben Sinnott and the Kansas State Wildcats (4-2) host the TCU Horned Frogs (4-3) on Saturday, October 21, 2023.

    The Wildcats are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-6.5), against the Horned Frogs. The over/under for this game is 59 points.

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    Game Info for Kansas State vs. TCU

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Manhattan, Kansas
    • Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
    Kansas State vs TCU Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Kansas State -6.5 -110 -110 59 -110 -110 -250 +201

    Kansas State Pick Insights

    • Kansas State’s ATS record is 4-2-0 this season.
    • Kansas State is 3-1 against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
    • The teams have hit the over in four of Kansas State’s six games with a set total.

    Kansas State Stats & Insights

    • Kansas State ranks 67th in total defense this season (373.7 yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 20th-best in the FBS with 456 total yards per game.
    • Kansas State sports the 40th-ranked defense this season (20.7 points allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 19th-best with 36.2 points per game.
    • Despite sporting a bottom-25 pass defense that ranks 19th-worst in the FBS (265.5 passing yards allowed per game), Kansas State has played better on offense, ranking 60th in the FBS by averaging 241.7 passing yards per game.
    • Kansas State has been clicking on all fronts in the running game this year, ranking 11th-best in rushing offense (214.3 rushing yards per game) and 22nd-best in rushing defense (108.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Kansas State has been a tough matchup for opposing teams on third down, ranking top-25 in both third-down offense (17th-best with a 48.8% third-down conversion rate) and third-down defense (21st-best with a 32.2% third-down percentage allowed) this season.
    • Kansas State ranks 63rd in college football with an even turnover margin after forcing 7 turnovers (94th in the FBS) and committing seven (35th in the FBS).

    Kansas State’s Best Players

    • Will Howard has thrown for 1,310 yards (218.3 ypg) to lead Kansas State, completing 61.5% of his passes and collecting nine touchdown passes compared to seven interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 227 rushing yards on 41 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
    • DJ Giddens has racked up 541 yards on 94 carries while finding paydirt four times as a runner. He’s also caught 17 passes for 140 yards (23.3 per game).
    • This season, Treshaun Ward has carried the ball 61 times for 345 yards (57.5 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Sinnott’s 358 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 41 times and has collected 26 catches and three touchdowns.
    • Phillip Brooks has hauled in 31 receptions totaling 323 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Jadon Jackson has compiled 15 receptions for 191 yards, an average of 31.8 yards per game. He’s scored two times as a receiver this season.
    • Khalid Duke leads the team with five sacks, and also has six TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Kansas State’s leading tackler, Austin Moore, has 39 tackles, six TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Kobe Savage has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 31 tackles, two TFL, and two passes defended.

    TCU Betting Insights

    • TCU is 3-3-0 ATS this year.
    • TCU hase hit the over in two of six games with a set total (33.3%).

    TCU Pick Insights

    • TCU’s offensive attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 11th-best in the FBS with 488.4 total yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is giving up 349.9 total yards per game, which ranks 49th.
    • TCU ranks 39th in the FBS with 33.1 points per game on offense, and it ranks 36th with 20.4 points surrendered per contest on defense.
    • TCU’s pass offense has been consistently moving the chains, compiling 304.1 passing yards per game (19th-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 76th by giving up 228.9 passing yards per game.
    • From an offensive perspective, TCU is accumulating 184.3 rushing yards per game (37th-ranked). It ranks 37th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (121 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • TCU’s third-down offense has been thriving, producing a 47.2% third-down conversion percentage (21st-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 40th by surrendering a 34.6% third-down rate.
    • At -3, TCU sports the 98th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with nine forced turnovers (61st in the FBS) and 12 turnovers committed (102nd in the FBS).

    TCU’s Best Players

    • Chandler Morris has thrown for 1,509 yards on 130-of-198 passing with 12 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 249 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
    • Emani Bailey has run for 751 yards on 134 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
    • John Paul Richardson has hauled in 399 receiving yards on 27 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring two touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Warren Thompson has caught 17 passes and compiled 232 receiving yards (33.1 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Savion Williams’ 30 targets have resulted in 17 receptions for 213 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Paul Oyewale paces the team with three sacks, and also has four TFL and 16 tackles.
    • TCU’s leading tackler, Namdi Obiazor, has 50 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Bud Clark leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting 10 tackles and two passes defended.
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