Kansas State vs. Vanderbilt Prediction
Will Vanderbilt pull off a nice upset against Kansas State tonight when the teams meet at 7:30PM ET?
Who: Kansas State (2-0) at Vanderbilt (2-0)
When: 7:30PM ET, Saturday, September 16
Where: Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, TN
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Commodores are 3.5-point home underdogs versus the Wildcats after opening as a 4.5-point dog. As for the total, the number hit the board at 48 but has been bet up to 49.5.
KANSAS STATE WILDCATS
The Wildcats are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games overall and have covered in four of their last five non-conference games. They're also 24-11-1 against the spread in their last 36 games versus a team with a winning record.
The Commodores have covered the spread in five of their last six games versus a team with a winning record and are 31-15 at the betting window in their last 46 games played in September. On the other side, they're winless against the number in their last five home games versus team with a winning road record.
OUR PREDICTION: This matchup is sneaky good. Both quarterbacks, Jesse Ertz for Kansas State and Kyle Shurmur for Vanderbilt, have excellent QBR numbers and both teams have improved offensively. With the matchup being this close, I'll take the home squad in Vanderbilt, which also has a solid defense. I think the Commodores will come out hyped tonight and I'll take the SEC talent and depth with Vandy.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 3 PREDICTION: VANDERBILT COMMODORES +3.5