Big 12 rivals play when the West Virginia Mountaineers (5-6, 3-5 Big 12) meet the Kansas Jayhawks (2-9, 1-7 Big 12) at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas. The Mountaineers, listed aton the spread, take the field as visitors on November 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET against the Jayhawks, on the moneyline to win. A total of points has been set for the contest.
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West Virginia Vs. Kansas Betting Odds
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West Virginia Offense Vs. Kansas Defense
|Mountaineers Offense||Stats (Rank)||Jayhawks Defense|
|26.2 (80)||Points/Gm||42.9 (129)|
|380.9 (74)||Yards/Gm||491.5 (128)|
|266.0 (27)||Pass Yards/Gm||242.0 (98)|
|114.9 (109)||Rush Yards/Gm||249.5 (130)|
|7.4 (73)||Yards/Pass||9.1 (123)|
|3.4 (108)||Yards/Rush||6.2 (130)|
|39.9% (66)||3rd Down %||57.5% (130)|
|13 (84)||Turnovers||8 (89)|
|12 (99)||Sacks||1 (129)|
Kansas Offense Vs. West Virginia Defense
|Kansas Offense||Stats (Rank)||West Virginia Defense|
|20.1 (117)||Points/Gm||24.0 (48)|
|323.5 (108)||Yards/Gm||350.6 (47)|
|179.0 (107)||Pass Yards/Gm||217.5 (56)|
|144.5 (77)||Rush Yards/Gm||133.2 (42)|
|6.9 (96)||Yards/Pass||7.4 (71)|
|3.9 (86)||Yards/Rush||3.9 (51)|
|35.9% (93)||3rd Down %||34.7% (26)|
|9 (35)||Turnovers||5 (121)|
|2 (4)||Sacks||12 (20)|
When West Virginia Has The Ball
- The Jayhawks’ defense gives up 242.0 yards through the air per game (98th in the FBS). The Mountaineers’ 266.0 passing yards per game is 27th in college football.
- Kansas allows third-down conversions on 57.5% of its opponents’ attempts (130th in the FBS). West Virginia has a 39.9% third-down conversion rate, which ranks 66th in college football.
- The Mountaineers have the 74th-ranked offense in the FBS in yards per game (380.9). They take on a Jayhawks defense ranked 128th, allowing 491.5 yards per game.
- West Virginia’s passing attack averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt (73rd in the FBS). Kansas allows 9.1 per pass (123rd in college football).
When Kansas Has The Ball
- The Mountaineers rank 121st in college football with five turnovers forced, while the Jayhawks have committed nine (35th).
- West Virginia has the 48th-ranked scoring defense (24.0 points per game). Kansas’ 117th-ranked scoring offense puts up 20.1 points per game.
- The Jayhawks are successful on 35.9% of their third-down plays (93rd in college football). The Mountaineers’ defense gives up third-down conversions at a 34.7% clip (26th).
- The Jayhawks’ offense is 108th in college football averaging 323.5 yards per game, while West Virginia ranks 47th in yards allowed (350.6).
West Virginia Betting Trends And Insights
- West Virginia has put together a 6-5-0 ATS record so far this year.
- The Mountaineers have been favored by 15 points or more once this season, and covered the spread.
- In West Virginia’s 11 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total four times.
- West Virginia’s games this season have featured more combined points than this contest’s total of 55.5 points three times.
- The Mountaineers have won 50% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (2-2).
Kansas Betting Trends And Insights
- Kansas has won three games against the spread this season, while failing to cover or pushing seven times.
- When playing as at least 15-point underdogs this year, the Jayhawks have an ATS record of 3-6-1.
- Kansas’ games have hit the over six out of 10 times this year.
- Kansas has combined with its opponent to score more than 55.5 points in seven of 10 games this season.
- The Jayhawks have won one of the nine games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
West Virginia Players To Watch
- Jarret Doege leads the team with 2,746 passing yards (249.6 yards per game) and has a 65.2% completion percentage this year (238-of-365) while throwing 16 touchdowns with 10 interceptions.
- Leddie Brown has run for a team-high 897 yards on 203 attempts (81.5 yards per game) and 12 touchdowns. He also has 202 receiving yards on 33 catches (18.4 yards per game) and one touchdown.
- Garrett Greene has 303 yards on 47 carries (33.7 ypg), with four rushing touchdowns.
- This season Winston Wright has 57 catches and leads the team with 643 yards (58.5 per game) while scoring three touchdowns.
- Bryce Wheaton has also tacked on 40 catches for 560 yards and three touchdowns this year. He averages 56.0 receiving yards per game.
- This season Sam James has caught 37 passes for 453 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 41.2 receiving yards per game.
Kansas Players To Watch
- Jason Bean has thrown for 1,252 yards while completing 56% of his passes (102-of-182), with six touchdowns and six interceptions this year (125.2 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 92 times for 405 yards and two touchdowns, averaging 40.5 yards per game.
- Devin Neal has racked up a team-best 707 rushing yards (64.3 per game) and eight touchdowns.
- This season Kwamie Lassiter II has 52 catches and leads the team with 608 yards (55.3 per game) while hauling in three touchdowns.
- Trevor Wilson has also contributed with 25 receptions for 356 yards and one touchdown.
- Lawrence Arnold has 303 receiving yards on 26 receptions, with three touchdowns, averaging 33.7 yards per game.
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