football | ncaaf

Texas Longhorns vs. Kansas Jayhawks Pick & Prediction NOV 21TH 2020

Check GameAdvisers.com AI Computer Pick For NCAAF. Our AI Computer Pick system have 37.95% ROI for the last 40 days on NCAAF. | 7 Day Trial for $1/Day

A three-game winning streak has No. 22 Texas back in the discussion for a berth in the Big 12 championship game.

Nonetheless, fourth-year coach Tom Herman engaged in a discussion about his job security this week as the Longhorns (5-2, 4-2 Big 12) prepared for a game Saturday at Kansas (0-7, 0-6).

Such is the nature of one of the nation's richest football programs, especially when a spot in the College Football Playoff will likely elude the Longhorns again despite their recent surge.

Texas has never participated in the CFP after last reaching the Bowl Championship Series in 2009 with a loss in the national championship game. The 2009 season also was the last time the Longhorns captured a Big 12 title.

"It gets exhausting more than anything to have to extinguish all of these unfounded, baseless claims that are hidden behind unnamed sources and agendas," Herman said. "I don't know why it's more here at Texas than other places, but it is and it's something that we deal with on a daily basis."

A bye week coming off a 17-13 victory over West Virginia allowed the rumor mill more time to churn.

"We understand the difference," said Herman, "between vocal minorities and people who make decisions and their beliefs."

A loss at Kansas in 2016 solidified the dismissal of Charlie Strong and led to the hiring of Herman at Texas. While Herman's 30-17 ride has been bumpy, the Longhorns are beginning to heal from a rash of injuries and ride a defense that leads the Big 12 with 13 takeaways.

Getting the offense untracked is another matter. During its win streak, Texas has not put up arcade numbers typical of Big 12 contenders, averaging a pedestrian 26 points and 5.1 yards per snap, though quarterback Sam Ehlinger has played with a depleted group of receivers.

Kansas, which took Texas to the wire last season before falling 50-48 on a last-second field goal, is looking at the possibility of going winless for just the third time in history. A 12th consecutive losing season is already assured.

In his second season as coach, Les Miles is committed to a youth movement that finds the Jayhawks losing by an average of 33.3 points.

"We said from the beginning, we're starting a four- to five-year process," said Kansas athletic director Jeff Long, who fired David Beaty after the 2018 season and hired Miles. "I'm not making that up now because we've lost some games. That has been the plan. We're working that plan. We're doing it the right way."

The Jayhawks are coming off a bye week but how it benefits quarterback Jalon Daniels remains a question. The true freshman has been limited at practice after absorbing nine sacks before suffering an injury in a 62-7 loss at Oklahoma on Nov. 7.

Daniels is among six true freshmen who have started for Kansas. Its roster includes 37 true freshmen, the most of any team in the Big 12, including 24 who have played this season.

This week, safety Davon Ferguson became the third Kansas starter to opt out in-season. Running back Pooka Williams and linebacker Dru Prox left previously.

--Field Level Media

Need more winners Against the Spread? Get $60 in Free Premium Member Only picks from Doc’s Sports – A recognized leader and trusted name in sports handicapping since 1971. Click Here.

Service Play Spread Game
NCAAF pending TEXAS @ KANSAS

There are currently no AI-GENERATED COMPUTER PICKS released.

READ BELOW TO LEARN WHY.

How Our Computer Picks System Works

Our software doesn't simulate sports results like our competitors, we track real bets.

We have exclusive access to a database with 10,000+ real bettors. Our software tracks all of these players in real-time.

Our proprietary algorithms then rank every handicapper in the database based on how well they perform by sport and bet type.

When our system identifies multiple sharps betting on the same outcome, our software automatically publishes the AI pick above.

We have zero control on the picks released by our software. It's simply using algorithms to generate the sharpest sports picks with the most value (+EV).

Why Are There No Computer Picks?

Our AI system generates quality picks with a proven return on investment (ROI).

We believe in quality over quantity.

Some days, there may be zero AI picks, as our algorithms haven't generated any picks with enough value to be released .

We recommend not looking at the volume of bets released by our AI software, but look at the results and profits generated.

If there are no computer picks listed here, we still have daily sports picks from the pros.

Click this LINK to access all of the picks from our stable of experts. This page only lists our proprietary computer picks (AI-generated).

GAMES

Last 10

W 70% L 30%
7 3
  • West Virginia W 13 - 17
  • @Oklahoma State W 41 - 34
  • Baylor W 16 - 27
  • @Oklahoma L 45 - 53
  • Texas Christian L 33 - 31
  • @Texas Tech W 63 - 56
  • Texas El Paso W 3 - 59
  • Utah W 10 - 38
  • Texas Tech W 24 - 49
  • @Baylor L 10 - 24
W 0% L 100%
0 10
  • @Oklahoma L 9 - 62
  • Iowa State L 52 - 22
  • @Kansas State L 14 - 55
  • @West Virginia L 17 - 38
  • Oklahoma State L 47 - 7
  • @Baylor L 14 - 47
  • Coastal Carolina L 38 - 23
  • Baylor L 61 - 6
  • @Iowa State L 31 - 41
  • @Oklahoma State L 13 - 31

Next Games

  • Iowa State(11-17-18) W 10 - 24
  • Texas Christian(10-27-18) W 26 - 27

Last Meetings

  • Jayhawks @ Longhorns 48-50
  • Longhorns @ Jayhawks 24-17
  • Jayhawks @ Longhorns 27-42
  • Longhorns @ Jayhawks 21-24
  • Jayhawks @ Longhorns 20-59
  • Longhorns @ Jayhawks 23-0
  • Jayhawks @ Longhorns 13-35
  • Longhorns @ Jayhawks 21-17
  • Jayhawks @ Longhorns 0-43
  • Jayhawks @ Longhorns 20-51

Atlantic Coast

AtlanticWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Clemson Tigers71 0.8750.00.00.0 5-02-17-0-1
NC State Wolfpack63 0.6671.50.00.0 4-12-26-0-3
Boston College Eagles54 0.5562.50.00.0 3-22-25-0-4
Wake Forest Demon Deacons43 0.5712.50.00.0 3-11-24-0-3
Louisville Cardinals36 0.3334.50.00.0 3-20-43-0-6
Florida State Seminoles26 0.2505.00.00.0 2-20-42-0-6
Syracuse Orange18 0.1116.50.00.0 1-40-41-0-8
CoastalWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Miami Hurricanes71 0.8750.00.00.0 4-03-17-0-1
North Carolina Tar Heels62 0.7501.00.00.0 4-02-26-0-2
Pittsburgh Panthers54 0.5562.50.00.0 4-21-25-0-4
Virginia Cavaliers44 0.5003.00.00.0 4-10-34-0-4
Virginia Tech Hokies45 0.4443.50.00.0 2-22-34-0-5
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets25 0.2864.50.00.0 1-31-22-0-5
Duke Blue Devils26 0.2505.00.00.0 1-31-32-0-6

Big Ten

EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Ohio State Buckeyes40 01.0000.00.00.0 3-01-04-0-0
Indiana Hoosiers41 0.8000.50.00.0 2-02-14-0-1
Maryland Terrapins21 0.6671.50.00.0 1-01-12-0-1
Michigan Wolverines23 0.4002.50.00.0 0-22-12-0-3
Michigan State Spartans13 0.2503.00.00.0 0-21-11-0-3
Rutgers Scarlet Knights14 0.2003.50.00.0 0-31-11-0-4
Penn State Nittany Lions05 0.0004.50.00.0 0-30-20-0-5

Conference USA

EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Marshall Thundering Herd70 01.0000.00.00.0 5-02-07-0-0
Florida Atlantic Owls51 0.8331.50.00.0 4-01-15-0-1
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers46 0.4004.50.00.0 3-21-44-0-6
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders36 0.3335.00.00.0 0-33-33-0-6
Charlotte 49ers23 0.4004.00.00.0 1-01-32-0-3
Florida International Panthers05 0.0006.00.00.0 0-30-20-0-5

Mid-American

EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Buffalo Bulls30 01.0000.00.00.0 1-02-03-0-0
Kent State Golden Flashes30 01.0000.00.00.0 2-01-03-0-0
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks11 0.5001.50.00.0 1-00-11-0-1
Ohio Bobcats11 0.5001.50.00.0 1-00-11-0-1
Akron Zips03 0.0003.00.00.0 0-10-20-0-3
Bowling Green Falcons03 0.0003.00.00.0 0-20-10-0-3

Southeastern

EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Florida Gators61 0.8570.00.00.0 3-03-16-0-1
Georgia Bulldogs52 0.7141.00.00.0 3-12-15-0-2
Missouri Tigers33 0.5002.50.00.0 2-11-23-0-3
Kentucky Wildcats35 0.3753.50.00.0 2-21-33-0-5
Tennessee Volunteers25 0.2864.00.00.0 1-21-32-0-5
South Carolina Gamecocks26 0.2504.50.00.0 1-31-32-0-6
Vanderbilt Commodores07 0.0006.00.00.0 0-40-30-0-7

Sun Belt

EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers80 01.0000.00.00.0 5-03-08-0-0
Appalachian State Mountaineers62 0.7502.00.00.0 4-02-26-0-2
Georgia Southern Eagles63 0.6672.50.00.0 5-01-36-0-3
Georgia St. Panthers44 0.5004.00.00.0 2-22-24-0-4
Troy Trojans44 0.5004.00.00.0 2-22-24-0-4

Mountain West

MountainWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Boise State Broncos41 0.8000.00.00.0 2-12-04-0-1
Air Force Falcons22 0.5001.50.00.0 2-10-12-0-2
Colorado State Rams12 0.3332.00.00.0 1-00-21-0-2
Wyoming Cowboys12 0.3332.00.00.0 1-00-21-0-2
New Mexico Lobos04 0.0003.50.00.0 0-10-30-0-4
Utah State Aggies04 0.0003.50.00.0 0-20-20-0-4

Pacific-12

NorthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Oregon Ducks30 01.0000.00.00.0 2-01-03-0-0
Washington Huskies20 01.0000.50.00.0 2-00-02-0-0
Washington State Cougars11 0.5001.50.00.0 0-11-01-0-1
Oregon State Beavers12 0.3332.00.00.0 1-10-11-0-2
California Golden Bears02 0.0002.50.00.0 0-00-20-0-2
Stanford Cardinal02 0.0002.50.00.0 0-10-10-0-2
SouthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Southern California Trojans30 01.0000.00.00.0 1-02-03-0-0
Colorado Buffaloes20 01.0000.50.00.0 1-01-02-0-0
UCLA Bruins12 0.3332.00.00.0 1-00-21-0-2
Utah Utes01 0.0002.00.00.0 0-10-00-0-1
Arizona State Sun Devils01 0.0002.00.00.0 0-00-10-0-1
Arizona Wildcats02 0.0002.50.00.0 0-10-10-0-2

American Athletic

TeamsWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Cincinnati Bearcats80 01.0000.00.00.0 6-02-08-0-0
Southern Methodist Mustangs72 0.7781.50.00.0 3-14-17-0-2
Tulsa Golden Hurricane51 0.8332.00.00.0 3-02-15-0-1
Memphis Tigers52 0.7142.50.00.0 5-00-25-0-2
Central Florida Knights53 0.6253.00.00.0 2-23-15-0-3
Tulane Green Wave55 0.5004.00.00.0 2-23-35-0-5
Houston Cougars33 0.5004.00.00.0 2-21-13-0-3
Navy Midshipmen34 0.4294.50.00.0 1-22-23-0-4
East Carolina Pirates26 0.2506.00.00.0 0-32-32-0-6
Temple Owls16 0.1436.50.00.0 1-20-41-0-6
South Florida Bulls17 0.1257.00.00.0 1-20-51-0-7

Big 12

TeamsWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Oklahoma Sooners62 0.7500.00.00.0 4-12-16-0-2
Iowa State Cyclones62 0.7500.00.00.0 4-12-16-0-2
Oklahoma State Cowboys52 0.7140.50.00.0 3-12-15-0-2
Texas Longhorns52 0.7140.50.00.0 3-12-15-0-2
West Virginia Mountaineers53 0.6251.00.00.0 5-00-35-0-3
Kansas State Wildcats44 0.5002.00.00.0 2-22-24-0-4
Texas Christian Horned Frogs34 0.4292.50.00.0 1-32-13-0-4
Texas Tech Red Raiders35 0.3753.00.00.0 3-20-33-0-5
Baylor Bears15 0.1674.00.00.0 1-10-41-0-5
Kansas Jayhawks07 0.0005.50.00.0 0-30-40-0-7

Independents I-A

TeamsWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Brigham Young Cougars90 01.0000.00.00.0 6-03-09-0-0
Notre Dame Fighting Irish80 01.0000.50.00.0 5-03-08-0-0
Liberty Flames81 0.8891.00.00.0 5-03-18-0-1
Army Black Knights72 0.7782.00.00.0 6-01-27-0-2
Massachusetts Minutemen03 0.0006.00.00.0 0-00-30-0-3

Big Ten

WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Northwestern Wildcats50 01.0000.00.00.0 3-02-05-0-0
Iowa Hawkeyes32 0.6002.00.00.0 1-12-13-0-2
Wisconsin Badgers21 0.6672.00.00.0 1-01-12-0-1
Purdue Boilermakers22 0.5002.50.00.0 1-11-12-0-2
Minnesota Golden Gophers23 0.4003.00.00.0 1-21-12-0-3
Illinois Fighting Illini23 0.4003.00.00.0 0-22-12-0-3
Nebraska Cornhuskers13 0.2503.50.00.0 1-10-21-0-3

Conference USA

WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners64 0.6000.00.00.0 4-12-36-0-4
UAB Blazers43 0.5710.50.00.0 3-11-24-0-3
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs43 0.5710.50.00.0 3-11-24-0-3
North Texas Mean Green33 0.5001.00.00.0 2-31-03-0-3
Texas El Paso Miners34 0.4291.50.00.0 2-01-43-0-4
Southern Miss Golden Eagles27 0.2223.50.00.0 1-51-22-0-7
Rice Owls12 0.3331.50.00.0 0-11-11-0-2

Mid-American

WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Western Michigan Broncos30 01.0000.00.00.0 1-02-03-0-0
Central Michigan Chippewas21 0.6671.00.00.0 1-11-02-0-1
Toledo Rockets21 0.6671.00.00.0 1-01-12-0-1
Ball State Cardinals21 0.6671.00.00.0 2-00-12-0-1
Eastern Michigan Eagles03 0.0003.00.00.0 0-10-20-0-3
Northern Illinois Huskies03 0.0003.00.00.0 0-20-10-0-3

Mountain West

WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Nevada Wolf Pack50 01.0000.00.00.0 3-02-05-0-0
San Jose State Spartans40 01.0000.50.00.0 3-01-04-0-0
Fresno State Bulldogs31 0.7501.50.00.0 1-12-03-0-1
San Diego State Aztecs32 0.6002.00.00.0 2-11-13-0-2
Hawaii Rainbow Warriors23 0.4003.00.00.0 1-11-22-0-3
UNLV Rebels04 0.0004.50.00.0 0-20-20-0-4

Southeastern

WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Alabama Crimson Tide70 01.0000.00.00.0 4-03-07-0-0
Texas A&M Aggies51 0.8331.50.00.0 3-02-15-0-1
Auburn Tigers52 0.7142.00.00.0 4-01-25-0-2
Louisiana State Tigers33 0.5003.50.00.0 1-12-23-0-3
Mississippi Rebels34 0.4294.00.00.0 1-32-13-0-4
Arkansas Razorbacks35 0.3754.50.00.0 2-21-33-0-5
Mississippi State Bulldogs25 0.2865.00.00.0 1-21-32-0-5

Sun Belt

WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
UL Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns71 0.8750.00.00.0 3-14-07-0-1
South Alabama Jaguars36 0.3334.50.00.0 2-31-33-0-6
Arkansas St. Red Wolves36 0.3334.50.00.0 2-11-53-0-6
Texas State Bobcats29 0.1826.50.00.0 1-41-52-0-8
UL Monroe Warhawks08 0.0007.00.00.0 0-40-40-0-8

Last Injuries

Kansas Jayhawks

  • DaJon Terry

    Undisclosed
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Terry sat out the last game due to an unspecified injury, and his status for Saturday's contest versus TCU remains clouded.

  • Jack Luavasa

    Undisclosed
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Luavasa has been absent from the lineup during the last two games due to an undefined injury, and it is unclear if he will compete against TCU on Saturday.

  • Torry Locklin

    Undisclosed
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Locklin has missed the last three games due to an undefined injury, and it is unknown if he will line up against TCU on Saturday.

  • Takulve Williams

    Undisclosed
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Williams has been held out of the past three games due to an undetermined injury, and it is uncertain if he will take the field Saturday against TCU.

  • Velton Gardner

    Undisclosed
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Gardner missed the last game with an undefined injury, and it remains to be seen if he will compete against TCU on Saturday.

  • Jalon Daniels

    Ankle
    Prob Sat | probable

    Daniels left the previous game with a left ankle injury, but is projected to be available for Saturday's matchup versus TCU.

  • Denzel Feaster

    Undisclosed
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Feaster was held out of the previous game due to an undefined injury, and it has yet to be established if he will be active Saturday against TCU.

  • Lawrence Arnold

    Undisclosed
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Arnold has sat out the previous three games after having surgery to an unlisted location, and it is undetermined if he will return to the fold Saturday versus TCU.

Texas Longhorns

  • Jared Wiley

    Shoulder
    Prob Fri | probable

    Wiley is battling a shoulder injury, but it is likely that he will be available against Iowa State on Friday.

  • Joshua Moore

    Shoulder
    Prob Fri | probable

    Moore exited the previous game with a sprained AC joint in his shoulder, but it is anticipated that he will take the field against Iowa State on Friday.

  • Jordan Whittington

    Abdominal
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Whittington is sidelined with a soft-tissue abdominal injury, and it is uncertain if he will draw back into the lineup against Iowa State on Friday.

  • Keondre Coburn

    Ankle
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Coburn exited the last game due to a high-ankle sprain, and it is uncertain if he will line up versus Iowa State on Friday.

  • Juwan Mitchell

    Shoulder
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Mitchell left the last game with a shoulder injury, and his status for Friday's tilt against Iowa State is hazy.

  • Keaontay Ingram

    Ankle
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Ingram missed the previous game with a leg injury, and it remains to be seen if he will face Iowa State on Friday.

  • Kelvontay Dixon

    Toe
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Dixon missed the last game with a toe injury, and it is unknown if he will suit up against Iowa State on Friday.

  • Cade Brewer

    Chest
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Brewer is bothered by chest contusion, and it is up in the air if he will be active Friday versus Iowa State.