Kansas State Vs. Baylor: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The Kansas State Wildcats (7-3, 4-3 Big 12) take college football’s 21st-ranked rushing defense into a matchup with the No. 11 Baylor Bears (8-2, 5-2 Big 12), who have the No. 6 rushing attack. The Bears (+106 moneyline odds to win) hit the road on November 20, 2021 at 5:30 PM ET against the Wildcats (-2). A point total of 50 points has been set for the matchup.

In this article we will surface what you need to know to make a bet on the game. That includes key metrics, stats and trends, while also updating you with the best odds available.

The betting insights in this article are based off odds valid as of November 20, 2021 at 5:01 PM ET. Head to the table below for the latest lines for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

Kansas State Vs. Baylor Betting Odds

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Kansas State Offense Vs. Baylor Defense

Wildcats Offense Stats (Rank) Bears Defense
28.9 (63) Points/Gm 19.9 (20)
364.7 (90) Yards/Gm 354.1 (52)
210.2 (84) Pass Yards/Gm 232.2 (74)
154.5 (70) Rush Yards/Gm 121.9 (28)
8.8 (19) Yards/Pass 7.5 (80)
4.5 (53) Yards/Rush 3.5 (23)
45.5% (26) 3rd Down % 32.1% (12)
7 (22) Turnovers 12 (24)
5 (30) Sacks 10 (44)

Baylor Offense Vs. Kansas State Defense

Baylor Offense Stats (Rank) Kansas State Defense
35.4 (20) Points/Gm 21.1 (28)
450.6 (16) Yards/Gm 339.4 (34)
219.3 (70) Pass Yards/Gm 227.5 (67)
231.3 (6) Rush Yards/Gm 111.9 (21)
8.7 (20) Yards/Pass 7.4 (74)
5.9 (3) Yards/Rush 3.4 (20)
39.8% (68) 3rd Down % 40.0% (75)
10 (62) Turnovers 6 (109)
2 (4) Sacks 8 (66)

When Kansas State Has The Ball

  • The Wildcats rank 19th in the FBS at 8.8 yards per pass attempt. The Bears give up 7.5 yards per passing play (80th in college football).
  • Kansas State’s offense is 63rd in the FBS at 28.9 points per game. It will be up against Baylor’s defense which gives up 19.9 per game (20th in college football).
  • The Bears allow 121.9 rushing yards per game (28th in the FBS). The Wildcats’ running game ranks 70th in college football (154.5).
  • Kansas State is 90th in college football, racking up 364.7 yards per game, while Baylor ranks 52nd in yards conceded (354.1).

When Baylor Has The Ball

  • The Wildcats’ defense has racked up eight sacks (62nd-fewest in the FBS). The Bears have allowed two sacks to rank fourth in college football.
  • Baylor averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt (20th in the FBS), and Kansas State allows 7.4 per pass (74th in college football).
  • The Bears offense is 62nd-ranked in college football in terms of turnovers allowed (10), and are playing the 109th-ranked team in turnovers forced, the Wildcats (6).
  • Kansas State’s defense ranks 34th in yards allowed per game (339.4), while Baylor’s offense is 16th in college football at 450.6 yards per game.
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Kansas State Betting Trends And Insights

  • Kansas State has won seven games against the spread this season, while failing to cover three times.
  • The Wildcats have been favored by 2 points or more five times this season, and covered the spread in four of those games.
  • A total of five out of Kansas State’s 10 games this season have gone over the point total.
  • Kansas State and its opponents have gone over 50 combined points in six of 10 games this season.
  • The Wildcats have been favored on the moneyline a total of six times this season, and they’ve won all of those games.

Baylor Betting Trends And Insights

  • Baylor has compiled a 7-3-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • The Bears have covered the spread twice when an underdog by 2 points or more this season (in three opportunities).
  • So far this season, five out of Baylor’s 10 games with an over/under have gone over the point total.
  • Baylor has played seven games this season that finished with a combined score higher than 50 points.
  • This season, the Bears have been the underdog three times and won two of those games.

Kansas State Players To Watch

  • This year, Skylar Thompson has collected 1,590 passing yards (227.1 yards per game) while connecting on 123 of 172 passes (71.5% completion percentage), with nine touchdowns and three interceptions.
  • Deuce Vaughn has taken 179 carries for a team-leading 975 rushing yards (97.5 yards per game) while scoring 13 touchdowns. He’s also caught 39 passes for 417 yards with three touchdowns through the air.
  • So far this year Joe Ervin has rushed for 330 yards on 60 carries (36.7 ypg), with two rushing touchdowns.
  • Phillip Brooks III has chipped in with 385 yards (on 31 catches) and two touchdowns.
  • This season Malik Knowles is averaging 37.8 yards per game, with 25 catches for 378 yards and two touchdowns.

Baylor Players To Watch

  • Gerry Bohannon has passed for 2,121 yards while completing 64.5% of his throws (158-of-245), with 16 touchdowns and six interceptions (212.1 yards per game). He’s also rushed 62 times for 290 yards and nine touchdowns, averaging 29.0 yards per game.
  • Abram Smith has racked up a team-best 1,171 rushing yards (117.1 per game) and 11 touchdowns.
  • Trestan Ebner has 641 yards on 114 carries (64.1 ypg), with one rushing touchdown.
  • Tyquan Thornton has hauled in 46 passes for a team-high 763 yards while scoring eight touchdowns. He averages 76.3 yards per game.
  • R.J. Sneed has also chipped in with 37 receptions for 529 yards and two touchdowns.
  • This season Ben Sims is averaging 32.0 yards per game, with 22 catches for 288 yards and four touchdowns.

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