At the onset, Chris Klieman and Sonny Dykes had very big coaching shoes to fill. Klieman took over at Kansas State for legendary program savior Bill Snyder. While Dykes replaced TCU legend, Gary Patterson. Correlate that Snyder and Patterson statues greet fans in front of their respective home stadiums. Klieman has proven to be the perfect NCAAF bets fit at K-State. To show, the Wildcats are in the Big 12 title game in his fourth season. Meanwhile, Dykes as TCU on the cusp of the College Football Playoff in his first year.
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In this situation, Kansas State will draw Top Online Sportsbook attention as a quality underdog. TCU will pull plenty of casual sector action as the more prominent brand that is ranked for a College Football Playoff spot.
Wildcats Rally Behind Backup Quarterback
Last game, the Kansas State Wildcats won 47-27 against the Kansas Jayhawks as 11.5-point home favorites. The game went over the betting on College Football total of 62.5. Kansas State has a record of 9-3 straight up, 8-3-1 against the spread, and 6-6 over/under the total. Kansas State ranks 41st for total offense, 93rd for passing, 17th for rushing, and 34th for scoring. Defensively they rank 46th overall, 54th against the pass, 61st against the rush, and 15th for points allowed. Also, K-State ranks 26th for fewest turnovers lost and 12th for takeaways.
Namely, Will Howard threw for 213 yards and two touchdowns. In comparison, Deuce Vaughn ran for 147 yards and a score. Malik Knowles added a pair of touchdown runs. And then Philip Brooks and Sammy Wheeler also reached the end zone against Kansas.
Kansas State routed Kansas to earn a shot at payback against TCU on Saturday. Consider that Kansas State blew a 28-10 lead and lost 38-28 to the Horned Frogs during the regular season. Now, they’ll face each other again
It will be the first time the Wildcats play in the Big 12 title game, which went on hiatus from 2010-17 since toppling then-No. 1 Oklahoma in 2003. By contrast, TCU was beaten by the Sooners in their only previous appearance in the 2017 championship game.
Of great concern is that Kansas State has struggled defensively the past two weeks. K-State gave up 31 points to West Virginia before coughing up plenty of yards against the Jayhawks. Defensive coordinator Joe Klanderman’s bunch will need to do better against the Horned Frogs.
Horned Frogs Take Big Leap Forward Under Dykes
Last game, the TCU Horned Frogs won 62-14 against the Iowa State Cyclones as 9.5-point home favorites. The game went over the bet on NCAAF total of 46. TCU has a record of 12-0 straight up, 9-2-1 against the spread, and 7-5 over/under the total. TCU ranks 16th for total offense, 25th for passing, 26th for rushing, and 4th for scoring. Defensively they rank 74th overall, 87th against the pass, 62nd against the rush, and 53rd for points allowed. Also, TCU ranks 27th for fewest turnovers lost and 16th for takeaways.
Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson, Max Duggan, and fourth-ranked TCU can now look forward to the Big 12 championship game. Naturally, after quite a statement to finish an undefeated regular season, there is much more to play for. Namely,
Kendre Miller ran for two touchdowns as the Horned Frogs completed the first undefeated regular season by a Big 12 team since 2009.
Correlate that the Horned Frogs hadn’t won a game by more than 10 points since its Big 12 opener on October 1. TCU led 24-0 at the end of the first quarter on Millard Bradford’s 36-yard interception return. It was their first defensive touchdown this season. Also, Josh Newton added another one with his 57-yard pick and score after halftime.
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As mentioned earlier, TCU is coming off a powerful Betting on NCAAF performance. Look for the explosive Horned Frogs to prevail again.
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