West Virginia Vs. Kansas: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 27, 2021

Written By Staff on November 22, 2021

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 at -15 on the spread, take the field as visitors on November 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET against the Jayhawks, +480 on the moneyline to win. A total of 55.5 points has been set for the contest.

Before you make a bet on this game, check out this article for the best available odds and everything else you need to know about the matchup — from key metrics and player stats to betting trends and more.

The betting facts in the following article are based off odds valid as of November 27, 2021 at 7:02 PM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

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).
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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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