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Saturday, Nov. 5, the No. 18 Oklahoma State Cowboys take on the Kansas State Wildcats. The game, to be played at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, is slated for a 3:30 p.m. ET start time. Read on for our Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State preview.
According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Oklahoma State wins the matchup between the two teams 61.9% of the time. The spread, however, has the Wildcats favored.
Spread: Kansas State -3
Game Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State preview:
Oklahoma State should be 7-1 on the season and in solid positioning for the College Football Playoff. Had it not been for a last second blown call against Central Michigan the Cowboys would be near the top of the Big 12 standings and in line for a shot at the Big 12 championship. As it sits, however, Oklahoma State sits at No. 18 in the country and are in line for a great bowl game.
Kansas State has had a couple of close calls this season en route to a 5-3 record. The Wildcats have followed up each loss this season with at least one win, which is the good news for Kansas State. The bad news? The Wildcats face two ranked opponents in the next two weeks and are in danger of falling heavily in the Big 12 standings.
The Wildcats and Cowboys have played 62 times in history, with the Cowboys holding a 38-24 advantage.
Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State prediction:
Oklahoma State has a lot of firepower on offense as the Cowboys are scoring over 40 points per game. That is not difficult to do in the Big 12, one of the worst defensive conferences in college football, but it is still impressive.
The Cowboys could be in trouble with the Wildcats sustained ground attack, but Oklahoma State should do enough through the air to come away with a win.
Oklahoma State 42, Kansas State 31