Kansas Jayhawks vs. Kansas State Wildcats Pick & Prediction NOVEMBER 26th 2022

Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium Manhattan
Logo Kansas Jayhawks
VS
Logo Kansas State Wildcats
61.5
OPENER
-12.5

62.5o -110
CURRENT
-11.5 -105

+155
MONEYLINE
-175

27
SCORE
47

It’s rivalry week in the sport of college football and there are some massive games set to take place this weekend. The Kansas State Wildcats host the Kansas Jayhawks in one of those games and it has the potential to be a battle.

Kansas comes into this game with an overall record of 6-5, but that doesn’t tell the whole story for this team. The Jayhawks started off the season strong before falling apart late due to some injuries.

Kansas State is 8-3 on the year and they remain ranked in the latest AP top 25 poll. The Wildcats come into this game having won two straight and that will give them a ton of momentum.

Kansas vs. Kansas State Odds

TV: FOX

MONEY LINE: Kansas Jayhawks (+375) vs. Kansas State Wildcats (-500)

SPREAD: Kansas +11.5 (-110) vs. Kansas State -11.5 (-110)

GAME TOTAL: Over 62.5 (-110) vs. Under 62.5 (-110)

Kansas vs. Kansas State Preview, Trends and Stats

Kansas comes into this match-up scoring nearly 35 points per game, but they are also allowing 33 points per game. The Jayhawks have been a mess on defense over the last few weeks and that is going to create some major problems in this game.

Running back Devin Neal is having a huge season for the Jayhawks as he is already up over 1000 yards on the season. Kansas has a balanced attack on offense and they have the weapons to have a big game.

The Big 12 Conference isn’t typically known for defense, but Kansas State is trying to change that. The Wildcats are holding opponents to less than 19 points per game and they also have an offense that can score.

Kansas State is a team that is going to run the football to try and win. Running back Deuce Vaughn has rushed for 1148 yards this season. The Wildcats will have to find some offense to win this game, but that defense can be dominant.

Kansas vs. Kansas State Picks

The Kansas Jayhawks have started to fall apart a bit of late, but they are still a team with a ton of talent. It has been a nice season for Kansas and they will want to end the regular season by playing well against Kansas State.

Ultimately it will be the defense of the Wildcats that comes up with a big stop, but they won’t shut them down completely. This is going to be a one-score game, but the home team will come away with the win.

Final Score: Kansas State 31 - Kansas 27

EXTRA POINTS

1. This will be the 120th all-time meeting between Kansas and Kansas State.

2. Kansas State leads the all-time series, 65-49-5.

3. The Wildcats have won 13 straight games against the Jayhawks.

Best Bet: Kansas Jayhawks +11.5 (-110)

PREDICTION
Kansas Jayhawks
25
37
Kansas State Wildcats
PREDICTION
Kansas Jayhawks
25
37
Kansas State Wildcats

Kansas Jayhawks vs. Kansas State Wildcats Recap NOV 26TH 2022

Deuce Vaughn had 229 total yards and a touchdown as No. 12 Kansas State defeated Kansas 47-27 to secure a bid in the Big 12 Championship Game on Dec. 3 against TCU.

The Wildcats will play in their first conference championship game since 2003.

The Wildcats (9-3, 7-2 Big 12) defeated Kansas for the 14th straight season.

Kansas (6-6, 3-6) lost for the sixth time in the last seven games.

K-State took advantage of a KU turnover to open a 37-21 lead midway through the third quarter. Vaughn went around the left side on fourth-and-1 for the score.

Kansas responded with a 16-play drive wrapped around the quarter exchange. Jalon Daniels ran it in from the 1. The 2-point conversion failed, making it 37-27.

Ty Zentner extended the K-State lead to 40-27 with a 27-yard field goal with 11:00 left in the game. Following a three-and-out, K-State went 85 yards in eight plays for the clincher. DJ Giddens punched it in from the 5.

K-State went three-and-out on its first possession, but O.J. Burroughs fumbled the punt and Ekow Boye-Doe recovered it on the Kansas 5-yard line. On the first play, receiver Malik Knowles scored on a sweep for a 7-0 lead.

Kansas answered with a nine-play, 75-yard drive to tie it on a 12-yard Torry Locklin run. The drive was aided by a face-mask penalty.

K-State then went up 14-7 when Will Howard found Sammy Wheeler for a 42-yard touchdown.

The Wildcats got 2 more points when Bryce Cabeldue was called for holding in the end zone on Kansas' next possession. Knowles then walked in for another score from the 4-yard line to put the Wildcats up 23-7 in the first quarter.

Kansas got back on the board on an 11-yard touchdown run by Devin Neal.

The Jayhawks looked to have the Wildcats in trouble with a third-and-12 on their own 6, but Howard found Vaughn on a screen and he raced 80 yards. Two plays later, Howard found Phillip Brooks for a 14-yard score.

Neal then scored his second touchdown of the half, a 3-yard scamper to trim it to 30-21.

--Field Level Media

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