K-State Hosts Arky State Saturday Afternoon on FS1

Arkansas State vs. Kansas State College Football Betting Analysis, Odds and Picks

Arkansas State has been the model of consistency and stability. Consider that head coach Blake Anderson has produced six bowls in six seasons. Anderson has three eight-win seasons with one nine and one seven-win campaign too. What is missing is the big breakout season that catches national attention. What’s not missing is excellent offensive football. First-year Kansas State head coach Chris Klieman had a successful NCAA Football betting debut. He led the Wildcats to an 8-5 record and bowl berth. Most important of all K-State upset Oklahoma in one of 2019’s top games. Klieman’s future looks bright.

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Kansas State Wildcats

Date and Time:Saturday, September 12, 2020, 3:30 p.m. ET
Location:Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, Kansas
Arkansas State vs. Kansas State TV Coverage:FS1
Arkansas State vs. Kansas State Odds at SBG:
Arkansas State+10½ (-110)55 (-110)+315
Kansas State-10½ (-110)55 (-110)-380
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Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Kansas State Wildcats SBG Odds Overview

Of course, Kansas State has more sports betting credibility as a Big 12 school. Power five teams at home against the Group of Five are a public play. Squares simply ignore the value quotient and ability of good Sun Belt teams. Kansas State’s 2019 bowl campaign feeds into that public perception. In comparison, the Red Wolves are a sharp’s type of team. Consistent winners that are under the radar. Last week was a great example of Arkansas State’s hidden value. Specifically, the Red Wolves paid as 18-point dogs in a 37-24 loss at Memphis. Squares were cleaned out again.

Arkansas State Red Wolves Team Overview

Of major concern to the Red Wolves prospects is defense. Arkansas State will score plenty but the defense will give much of that back. In sum, Arky State’s offense totaled 424 yards at Memphis. But the defense allowed 502 yards.

Kansas State Wildcats Team Overview

Second-year coach Chris Klieman will have more of his own team this year. Cause by 28 seniors having departed. Kansas State exceeded expectations for 2019. Klieman made his name leading a 1-AA dynasty at North Dakota State. Now comes the challenge of replenishing a roster. Senior quarterback Skylar Thompson will keep things stable. He combined for 2315 yards passing, 405 yards rushing, and 23 touchdowns for 2019.

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Kansas State Wildcats ATS Stats

The Red Wolves are:

  • 4-8 against the spread in their last 12 September matchups
  • 2-6 under the total in September
  • 4-7 vs. the odds as a road dog
  • 1-7 under the total getting points on the road
  • 5-3 on the board against Big 12 Conference opponents
  • 0-5 under the total vs. the Big 12

The Wildcats are:

  • 1-4 vs. the line when facing Sun Belt Conference opponents
  • 4-1 over the total against the Sun Belt
  • 3-6 vs. the line as a home chalk
  • 1-4 under the total when favored at home
  • 4-2 in their last six games taking place in September
  • 2-7 under the total in September

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Kansas State Wildcats SBG Free Picks

In this situation, Arkansas State has the NCAA Football Betting advantage of having played. K-State will be working numerous new starters in their first game. Accordingly, Arkansas State has the offense to get through the back door. At the very least!

Arkansas State vs. Kansas State SBG Best Bet: Arkansas State Red Wolves

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