K-State vs. Oklahoma State Prediction
Will the Kansas State Wildcats at least hang with the Oklahoma State Cowboys today when the Big 12 rivals meet at 3:30 p.m. ET?
ODDSMAKERS LIKE: Oklahoma State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cowboys are now 19.5-point home favorites to beat the Wildcats, who opened as 17.5-point road underdogs. As for the total, the number hit the board at 65 but was bet down a full point to 64.
THE PUBLIC LIKES: Kansas State. As of Saturday morning, the Wildcats were receiving 63% of the bets for this game.
HISTORICAL TRENDS LIKE: The over and Kansas State. The over has cashed in all five of the last five meetings between these two teams in Stillwater and is 10-1 in the last 11 meetings overall. The Wildcats, meanwhile, are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four games in Stillwater and have covered in five of the last six meetings overall.
WHO WE LIKE: Kansas State. The underdog has cashed in seven of the last 10 meetings between these two teams while the road squad is 6-2 against the spread in the last eight meetings. I just don't see Bill Snyder's team getting blown out. They're always well prepared and they're usually not underdogs by this much. They're also 18-7-1 at the betting window in their last 26 road games versus an opponent with a winning home record.
On the other side, the Cowboys are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games overall and have failed to cover in six of their last eight conference games. They're also 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 12 PICK: KANSAS STATE WILDCATS +19.5