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    Ben Sinnott will lead the Kansas State Wildcats (4-2) into their matchup versus the TCU Horned Frogs (4-3) at Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET.

    The Wildcats are the favorites (-6.5) in their game versus the Horned Frogs, with the over/under at 59 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Wildcats are -250 and the Horned Frogs are +201.)

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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 -111 -109 -250 +201

    Kansas State Pick Insights

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

    Kansas State Stats & Insights

    • Kansas State owns the 67th-ranked defense this year (373.7 yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on offense, ranking 20th-best with a tally of 456 yards per game.
    • Offensively, Kansas State has been a top-25 unit, ranking 20th-best in the FBS by averaging 36.2 points per game. The Wildcats rank 41st on defense (20.7 points allowed per game).
    • With 265.5 passing yards allowed per game on defense, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS, Kansas State has been forced to rely on their 60th-ranked passing offense (241.7 passing yards per contest) to keep them competitive.
    • Kansas State has been thriving on both sides of the ball in the running game, 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 clicking on all fronts on third down this year, owning the 17th-best mark in third-down conversion rate (48.8%) and 20th-best in third-down defense (32.2% third-down conversion rate allowed).
    • With seven forced turnovers (95th in the FBS) against seven turnovers committed (35th in the FBS), Kansas State’s even turnover margin ranks 63rd in college football.

    Kansas State’s Best Players

    • Will Howard has 1,310 passing yards for Kansas State, completing 61.5% of his passes and collecting nine touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 227 rushing yards (37.8 ypg) on 41 carries with six rushing touchdowns.
    • DJ Giddens has 541 rushing yards on 94 carries with four touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 17 catches for 140 yards (23.3 per game).
    • Treshaun Ward has been handed the ball 61 times this year and racked up 345 yards (57.5 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Sinnott has hauled in 26 catches for 358 yards (59.7 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone three times as a receiver.
    • Phillip Brooks has put together a 323-yard season so far with two touchdowns, reeling in 31 passes on 43 targets.
    • Jadon Jackson’s 15 grabs are good enough for 191 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Khalid Duke has racked up five sacks to pace the team, while also picking up six TFL and 11 tackles.
    • Austin Moore, Kansas State’s top tackler, has 39 tackles, six TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Kobe Savage leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting 31 tackles, two TFL, and two passes defended.

    TCU Betting Insights

    • So far this season, TCU has compiled a 3-3-0 record against the spread.
    • Two of TCU’s six games with a set total have hit the over (33.3%).

    TCU Pick Insights

    • TCU’s offense has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 11th-best in the FBS with 488.4 total yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is allowing 349.9 total yards per game, which ranks 49th.
    • TCU ranks 40th in the FBS with 33.1 points per contest on offense, and it ranks 37th with 20.4 points ceded per contest on defense.
    • TCU’s pass offense has been thriving, posting 304.1 passing yards per contest (19th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 76th by surrendering 228.9 passing yards per game.
    • In terms of rushing, TCU ranks 37th in the FBS on offense (184.3 rushing yards per game) and 38th on the other side of the ball (121 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • TCU’s third-down defense ranks 40th in the FBS with a 34.6% third-down conversion rate allowed, but it has been bolstered by its offense, which ranks 22nd-best by compiling a 47.2% third-down rate.
    • TCU has accumulated nine forced turnovers (61st in the FBS) and committed 12 turnovers (102nd in the FBS) this season for a -3 turnover margin that ranks 98th 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 carried the ball 134 times for 751 yards, with two touchdowns.
    • John Paul Richardson has totaled 27 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 399 (57 yards per game). He’s been targeted 39 times and has two touchdowns.
    • 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 catches for 213 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Paul Oyewale paces the team with three sacks, and also has four TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Namdi Obiazor is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s amassed 50 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks.
    • Bud Clark leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording 10 tackles and two passes defended.

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