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    Star player Devin Neal and the Kansas Jayhawks (6-2) face the Iowa State Cyclones (5-3) on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET, at Jack Trice Stadium.

    The Jayhawks are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+3), versus 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 -3 -109 -111 54 -110 -110 -146 +123

    Iowa State Pick Insights

    • Iowa State’s ATS record is 4-3-0 this season.
    • When it has played as at least 3-point favorites this season, Iowa State is 2-0 against the spread.
    • Iowa State games have hit the over on three of seven occasions (42.9%).

    Iowa State Stats & Insights

    • On defense, Iowa State has been a top-25 unit, ranking 24th-best by surrendering just 326.4 yards per game. The offense ranks 104th (337.8 yards per game).
    • Iowa State ranks 92nd in scoring offense (23.9 points per game) and 28th in scoring defense (19.8 points allowed per game) this year.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Iowa State ranks 86th in the FBS with 214.9 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 35th in passing yards allowed per contest (203.3).
    • Iowa State is totaling 122.9 rushing yards per game on offense this year (104th in the FBS), and is giving up 123.1 rushing yards per game (41st) on the other side of the ball.
    • Iowa State is putting up a 35% third-down percentage on offense (104th in the FBS), and ranks 28th on defense with a 33.3% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Iowa State has forced 14 total turnovers (26th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over seven times (14th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +7, the 12th-best in college football.

    Iowa State’s Best Players

    • Rocco Becht has recorded 1,702 yards (212.8 ypg) on 142-of-236 passing with 13 touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
    • Eli Sanders has 353 rushing yards on 73 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Cartevious Norton has piled up 276 yards on 71 attempts, scoring two times.
    • 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 caught 42 passes for 384 yards (48 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Benjamin Brahmer has been the target of 31 passes and hauled in 17 grabs 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 leads the team with three sacks, and also has three TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Beau Freyler is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s amassed 50 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three interceptions.
    • Jeremiah Cooper has picked off a team-leading five passes. He also has 31 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended to his name.

    Kansas Betting Insights

    • Kansas has gone 4-4-0 ATS this season.
    • Kansas is 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 3 points or more this season.
    • Kansas has gone over in five of their eight games with a set total (62.5%).

    Kansas Pick Insights

    • Kansas ranks 28th with 443.1 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 100th with 401.6 total yards given up per game on defense.
    • Kansas’ offensive attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 18th-best in the FBS with 35.8 points per contest. In terms of defense, it is allowing 28.1 points per game, which ranks 88th.
    • With 229.5 passing yards per game on offense, Kansas ranks 66th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 65th, surrendering 227 passing yards per contest.
    • On the defensive side of the ball, Kansas is a bottom-25 run unit, allowing 174.6 rushing yards per game (25th-worst). On the bright side, it is thriving on offense, generating 213.6 rushing yards per contest (12th-best).
    • Kansas’ third-down offense has been consistently moving the chains, producing a 49.4% third-down conversion rate (12th-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 98th by allowing a 42% third-down rate.
    • Kansas has registered 12 forced turnovers (55th in the FBS) and committed 10 turnovers (45th in the FBS) this season for a +2 turnover margin that ranks 43rd in the FBS.

    Kansas’ Best Players

    • Jason Bean has 1,131 passing yards, or 141.4 per game, so far this season. He has completed 60.6% of his passes and has recorded nine touchdowns with four interceptions. He’s also contributed on the ground with 19.4 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner one time.
    • Neal has carried the ball 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 488 yards (on 80 attempts) with eight touchdowns.
    • Lawrence Arnold paces his team with 403 receiving yards on 28 catches with one touchdown.
    • Mason Fairchild has 21 receptions (on 32 targets) for a total of 317 yards (39.6 yards per game) and two touchdowns this year.
    • Quentin Skinner has racked up 296 reciving yards (37 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Austin Booker leads the team with six sacks, and also has seven TFL and 37 tackles.
    • Kenny Logan Jr. is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s totaled 58 tackles, four TFL, and one interception.
    • Kwinton Lassiter has a team-leading two interceptions to go along with 10 tackles and two passes defended.
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