Big XII Battle

No. 17 Kansas has survived a couple of scares in its last two games and the Jayhawks look to avoid another on Saturday at 7PM ET when they face Colorado at Folsom Field.

Bet Kansas at Colorado
The Jayhawks have beaten Southern Miss and Iowa State by a touchdown or less in their last two games to get to 5-0 on the year. Kansas is 2-2 against the spread, with both short comings taking place in the last two games. Todd Reesing has thrown for 1,579 yards on the year with 13 touchdowns to lead the Jayhawks, who have been without top running back Jake Sharp for the last two games. Toben Opurum has stepped up and rushed for 418 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the Kansas ground game. Dezmon Briscoe has 517 yards receiving in four games while Kerry Meier has 43 catches for 477 yards and five scores. Defensively, the Jayhawks have limited opponents to 456 yards rushing, but have given up nearly 1,300 yards through the air.
The Buffaloes are off to a 1-4 start with the lone win coming against Wyoming, 24-0. The Buffaloes have covered the spread in their last three games thanks to an improved offensive performance. Cody Hawkins has thrown for 1,113 yards and nine touchdowns in 2009, but has nine interceptions as well. Rodney Stewart leads the Colorado rushing attack, which is last in the conference, with 310 yards and three scores while Scott McKnight has 30 receptions for 337 yards and three touchdowns. On defense, the Broncos are last in the conference in points allowed per-game at 30.
Oddsmakers from online sports book SBGGLOBAL have made Kansas 9.5-point road favorites over Colorado on Saturday night. The over/under total for this game has been established at 56.5.
College Football Week 7 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992
COLORADO is 9-8 against the spread versus KANSAS since 1992
COLORADO is 11-6 straight up against KANSAS since 1992
4 of 8 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games over the last 3 seasons
KANSAS is 2-0 against the spread versus COLORADO over the last 3 seasons 
KANSAS is 2-0 straight up against COLORADO over the last 3 seasons 
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons 
All games played at COLORADO since 1992
COLORADO is 4-4 against the spread versus KANSAS since 1992
COLORADO is 6-2 straight up against KANSAS since 1992
3 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992
Games played at COLORADO over the last 3 seasons.
KANSAS is 1-0 against the spread versus COLORADO over the last 3 seasons 
KANSAS is 1-0 straight up against COLORADO over the last 3 seasons 
1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
Week 7 College Football Injury Report
KANSAS
[RB] 09/26/2009 - Jake Sharp missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State ( Calf ) 
[CB] 09/26/2009 - Chris Harris missed last game, "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State ( Leg ) 
COLORADO
[QB] 09/11/2009 - Jerry Slota out indefinitely ( Suspension ) 
[OG] 09/22/2009 - Max Tuioti-Mariner expected to miss at least another 2-3 weeks ( Knee ) 

Kansas at Colorado Current Odds
Kansas Jayhawks -9.5 Over 56.5 -370
Colorado Buffaloes +9.5 Under 56.5 +290

Player Props:
Total rushing attempts for Rodney Stewart (COL): Over/Under 20.5
Total receiving yards for Scott McKnight (COL): Over/Under 72.5
Total receptions for Riar Greer (COL): Over/Under 3.5
Total passing yards for Todd Reesing (KAN): Over/Under 325.5
Total pass attempts for Reesing: Over/Under 40.5
Total rushing attempts for Reesing: Over/Under 7.5
Total rushing yards for Toben Opurum (KAN): Over/Under 80.5
Total receiving yards for Dezmon Briscoe (KAN): Over/Under 110.5
Total receptions for Kerry Meier (KAN): Over/Under 8.5
Bet Kansas at Colorado
Posted: 10/17/09 5:24PM ET

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