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    Devin Neal will lead the Kansas Jayhawks (6-2) into their matchup against the Iowa State Cyclones (5-3) at Jack Trice Stadium, on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET.

    The Jayhawks are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+2.5), against the Cyclones (with an over/under of 54 points).

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    Game Info for Iowa State vs. Kansas

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 4, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Ames, Iowa
    • Stadium: Jack Trice Stadium
    Iowa State vs Kansas Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Iowa State -2.5 -111 -109 54 -108 -111 -136 +115

    Iowa State Pick Insights

    • Iowa State has gone 4-3-0 ATS this season.
    • Iowa State is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when favored by 2.5 points or more this season.
    • Iowa State games with a set total have hit the over three times this season (42.9%).

    Iowa State Stats & Insights

    • Iowa State ranks 103rd in total offense this season (337.8 yards per game), but has been playing really well on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 25th-best in the FBS with 337.8 yards allowed per game.
    • Iowa State ranks 92nd in scoring offense (23.9 points per game) and 27th in scoring defense (19.8 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Iowa State is totaling 214.9 passing yards per game on offense (86th in the FBS), and ranks 35th defensively with 203.3 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Iowa State ranks 104th in run offense (122.9 rushing yards per game) and 40th in run defense (123.1 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • Iowa State is putting up a 35% third-down conversion rate on offense this year (103rd in the FBS), and is giving up a 33.3% third-down conversion rate (28th) on the other side of the ball.
    • Iowa State has the 12th-best turnover margin in college football at +7, forcing 14 turnovers (24th in the FBS) while turning it over seven times (14th in the FBS).

    Iowa State’s Best Players

    • Rocco Becht has 1,702 pass yards for Iowa State, completing 60.2% of his passes and throwing 13 touchdowns and six interceptions this season.
    • Eli Sanders has racked up 353 yards on 73 carries while finding paydirt two times as a runner.
    • This season, Cartevious Norton has carried the ball 71 times for 276 yards (34.5 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Jayden Higgins’ leads his squad with 512 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 28 receptions (out of 47 targets) and scored four touchdowns.
    • Jaylin Noel has hauled in 42 receptions totaling 384 yards, finding the end zone two times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Benjamin Brahmer has been the target of 31 passes and compiled 17 catches for 236 yards, an average of 29.5 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • J.R. Singleton has three sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Beau Freyler is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s totaled 50 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three interceptions.
    • Jeremiah Cooper has picked off a team-high five passes. He also has 31 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended to his name.

    Kansas Betting Insights

    • Kansas is 4-4-0 ATS this year.
    • In games they have played as at least 2.5-point underdogs this season, the Jayhawks are 1-1 against the spread.
    • Five of Kansas’ eight games with a set total have hit the over (62.5%).

    Kansas Pick Insights

    • Kansas ranks 29th with 443.1 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 101st with 401.6 total yards ceded per game on defense.
    • Kansas’ defense ranks 88th in the FBS with 28.1 points given up per contest, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 18th-best by generating 35.8 points per contest.
    • With 229.5 passing yards per game on offense, Kansas ranks 66th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 66th, surrendering 227 passing yards per contest.
    • Kansas ranks 25th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game on defense (174.6), but at least it has been getting things done on the other side of the ball, ranking 12th-best in rushing yards per game (213.6).
    • Kansas’ third-down offense has been thriving, putting up a 49.4% third-down conversion percentage (12th-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 98th by giving up a 42% third-down rate.
    • Kansas owns a +2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 43rd in the FBS.

    Kansas’ Best Players

    • Jason Bean has recored 1,131 passing yards, or 141.4 per game, so far this season. He has completed 60.6% of his passes and has collected nine touchdowns with four interceptions. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 19.4 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner one time.
    • Neal has rushed 115 times for 771 yards, with seven touchdowns. He’s also tacked on 19 catches for 196 yards and one touchdown.
    • Daniel Hishaw Jr. has racked up 80 carries and totaled 488 yards with eight touchdowns.
    • Lawrence Arnold leads his team with 403 receiving yards on 28 receptions with one touchdown.
    • Mason Fairchild has caught 21 passes and compiled 317 receiving yards (39.6 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Quentin Skinner has racked up 296 reciving yards (37 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Austin Booker has six sacks to lead the team, and also has seven TFL and 37 tackles.
    • Kenny Logan Jr., Kansas’ top tackler, has 58 tackles, four TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Kwinton Lassiter has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 10 tackles and two passes defended to his name.
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