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    On Saturday at 3:00 PM ET, the Baylor Bears (3-6) will visit the Kansas State Wildcats (6-3).

    The Bears are expected to lose by at least two TDs (currently +20.5) versus the Wildcats (with an over/under of 55 points).

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    Game Info for Kansas State vs. Baylor

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 11, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Manhattan, Kansas
    • Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium
    Kansas State vs Baylor Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Kansas State -20.5 -110 -110 55 -109 -111 -1386 +800

    Kansas State Pick Insights

    • So far this season, Kansas State has put together a 7-2-0 record against the spread.
    • Kansas State is a perfect 1-0 against the spread when favored by 20.5 points or more this season.
    • Five of Kansas State’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (55.6%).

    Kansas State Stats & Insights

    • Kansas State owns the 54th-ranked defense this season (358.7 yards allowed per game), and has been better on offense, ranking 21st-best with a tally of 453 yards per game.
    • Kansas State has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams, as they rank top-25 in both scoring offense (17th-best with 36.6 points per game) and scoring defense (18th-best with 17.8 points allowed per game) this season.
    • Kansas State is totaling 248.4 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 52nd in the FBS. The defense ranks 81st, surrendering 235.9 passing yards per contest.
    • Kansas State ranks 35th in run defense this year (122.8 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 12th-best in the FBS with 204.6 rushing yards per game.
    • Kansas State has been finding success on both sides of the ball in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking seventh-best in third-down conversion rate (50.4%) and fourth-best in third-down conversion rate allowed (27.1%).
    • Kansas State ranks 32nd in college football with a +4 turnover margin after forcing 13 turnovers (54th in the FBS) and committing nine (25th in the FBS).

    Kansas State’s Best Players

    • Will Howard has recorded 1,955 yards (217.2 ypg) on 163-of-257 passing with 18 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 293 rushing yards (32.6 ypg) on 63 carries while scoring six touchdowns on the ground.
    • The team’s top rusher, DJ Giddens, has carried the ball 125 times for 744 yards (82.7 per game) and seven touchdowns. He’s proven to be a dual threat, hauling in 263 receiving yards on 24 catches with one touchdown through the air.
    • Treshaun Ward has racked up 496 yards on 97 attempts, scoring three times.
    • Phillip Brooks has hauled in 44 catches for 513 yards (57 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone five times as a receiver.
    • Ben Sinnott has hauled in 32 receptions totaling 433 yards, finding the end zone three times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Khalid Duke has five sacks to pace the team, and also has six TFL and 15 tackles.
    • Austin Moore, Kansas State’s tackle leader, has 52 tackles, seven TFL, and 1.5 sacks this year.
    • Jacob Parrish leads the team with three interceptions, while also recording 29 tackles and three passes defended.

    Baylor Betting Insights

    • Baylor has covered the spread twice in eight opportunities this year.
    • Four of Baylor’s eight games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Baylor Pick Insights

    • In terms of total offense, Baylor ranks 64th in the FBS (391.2 total yards per game) and 91st defensively (395 total yards allowed per contest).
    • Baylor is putting up 22.7 points per contest on offense this season (99th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 29.4 points per game (101st-ranked) on defense.
    • With 277.2 passing yards per game on offense, Baylor ranks 29th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 43rd, allowing 207.7 passing yards per contest.
    • Baylor has plenty of room to improve in the running game, as it ranks 22nd-worst in rushing yards per game (114) and 13th-worst in rushing yards surrendered per game (187.3).
    • Baylor ranks 78th in the FBS with a 38.1% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 102nd with a 42.9% third-down percentage allowed on defense.
    • At +3, Baylor sports the 38th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 14 forced turnovers (41st in the FBS) and 11 turnovers committed (46th in the FBS).

    Baylor’s Best Players

    • Blake Shapen has racked up 1,738 yards (193.1 ypg) while completing 63.7% of his passes and tossing eight touchdown passes with two interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Dominic Richardson, has carried the ball 81 times for 339 yards (37.7 per game).
    • Dawson Pendergrass has piled up 275 yards (on 58 carries) with five touchdowns, while also catching 14 passes for 144 yards.
    • Monaray Baldwin has racked up 586 receiving yards on 34 catches to pace his team so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Ketron Jackson Jr. has put together a 392-yard season so far. He’s caught 24 passes on 50 targets.
    • Drake Dabney’s 23 grabs (on 40 targets) have netted him 347 yards (38.6 ypg) and four touchdowns.
    • Byron Vaughns has three sacks to pace the team, and also has five TFL and 20 tackles.
    • Matt Jones, Baylor’s top tackler, has 52 tackles, seven TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Caden Jenkins has picked off a team-leading three passes. He also has 15 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended to his name.
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