Oklahoma at Kansas State: 10/2/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Kansas State Wildcats (3-1) vs Oklahoma Sooners (4-0)
Game Info: Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 3:30 pm (Bill Snyder Family Stadium)
Betting Odds: Kansas State Wildcats +10.5 -- Over/Under: 52.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oklahoma Sooners and Kansas State Wildcats face off on Saturday in a Big 12 college football showdown at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. When these two teams faced off in 2020, Kansas State won 38-35.
The Oklahoma Sooners have won all four of their games, but they have only covered one of the spreads. Coming into this season all the talk surrounding Oklahoma was with the offense, but in the last game against West Virginia, the offense could only manage 16 points. Oklahoma on the season is averaging 38.7 points while their defense is giving up 16 points. Under center for Oklahoma is Spencer Rattler who has thrown for 1,017 yards, eight touchdowns, and three interceptions. Kennedy Brooks and Eric Gray are the two top running backs on the team with each player rushing for at least 223 yards. In this game Oklahoma needs to get their offense on the right track.
On the other side of this matchup is the Kansas State Wildcats who sit with a 3-1 record overall and their only loss came in their last game against Oklahoma State. Kansas State already has two big wins over Nevada and Stanford. Under center for Kansas State is Will Howard and he has thrown for 249 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. Kansas State on the season is averaging 28.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 19.5 points. Deuce Vaughn has been the best player for Kansas State on the ground rushing for 393 yards and five touchdowns. In this game for Kansas State, they need the defense to be good or this game will get ugly early.
Oklahoma is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall. Kansas State is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games. The home team is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings. The over is 6-0 in the last six meetings in Kansas State. The over is 4-0 in the four meetings.
Kansas State doesn’t have the same type of defense that West Virginia has, and I expect a big game from Spencer Rattler. Kansas State lost their last game by 11 points, and this game will be at least 14 points. Back Oklahoma to win this game and cover the spread.