|Big 12 College Football Week 10 Odds: Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 02 November 2012 08:30|
Oklahoma St. vs. Kansas St. Odds
Kansas State is 8-0 on the season, 5-0 in the Big 12 and 5-0 at home. Oklahoma State is 5-2 on the year, 3-1 in conference play and 1-1 on the road. The Wildcats are 6-1-1 against the spread this year while the Cowboys are 3-3 ATS. Oklahoma State has won three straight over Kansas State.
Trends show that the underdog is 4-1 against the spread in the last 5 games of the series while Kansas State is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 against Oklahoma State. The two teams have hit the over in 5 of their last 6 encounters.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv Kansas State is favored to win this game, as the Wildcats have odds of -8.5 points against Oklahoma State. The over/under total has been set at 66 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Kansas State favored by 8 points. The spread climbed to a peak of 10 points during the week before closing at Kansas State -8.5 points.
Kansas State is coming off a 55-24 win against Texas Tech last week. The Wildcats have beaten ranked opponents the last two weeks, winning both games by a combined 72 points. Kansas State is currently fifth in the nation in scoring, averaging 44.4 points per game. The defense is 13th in the country in scoring, allowing just 17.1 points per game. Leading Kansas State is quarterback Colin Klein, who has thrown for 1,630 yards and 12 touchdowns while rushing for 634 yards and 16 scores.
Oklahoma State is coming off a 36-14 win over TCU last week at home. The Cowboys have won three straight since a 41-36 loss against Texas. Oklahoma State again has one of the top offenses in the country, as the Cowboys are averaging 44.3 points and 586.1 yards per contest. The defense isn’t doing all too bad either, allowing just 23.1 points per game. The squad is being led by running back Joseph Randle, who has rushed for 891 yards and nine touchdowns on the season.
In terms of Injuries, Kansas State linebacker Tre Walker is out with a knee injury. Oklahoma State receiver Tracy Moore is out with an ankle injury while defensive tackle Calvin Barnett is questionable for the game for personal reasons.
The Public Bets for this game are backing Kansas State. The Wildcats are getting 81% of the wagers with odds of -8.5 points against Oklahoma State on Saturday.