West Virginia Vs. Kansas: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions And Tips – November 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on November 22, 2021

Big 12 rivals will do battle 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 (-15) and the Jayhawks (+480 on the moneyline to win) match up on November 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The over/under for the game is set at 55.5 points.

The insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of November 27, 2021 at 7:23 PM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this contest and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

West Virginia Vs. Kansas Odds

Computer Pick

Computer picks for West Virginia vs Kansas
Spread Over/Under
West Virginia (-15) Over (55.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

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Team Stat Comparison

West Virginia Stats (Rank) Kansas
26.2 (80) Points Per Game 20.1 (117)
24.0 (48) Points Per Game Against 42.9 (129)
266.0 (27) Pass Yards 179.0 (107)
217.5 (56) Pass Yards Against 242.0 (98)
114.9 (109) Rush Yards 144.5 (77)
133.2 (42) Rush Yards Against 249.5 (130)
13 (84) Giveaways 9 (35)
5 (121) Takeaways 8 (89)
-8 Turnover Differential -1

West Virginia Vs. Kansas Betting Insights

West Virginia Stats And Trends

  • West Virginia is 6-5-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Mountaineers are unbeaten ATS (1-0) as a 15-point favorite or greater this year.
  • This season, four of West Virginia’s 11 games have hit the over.
  • West Virginia games have finished with more than 55.5 points three times so far this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 55.5 points, 3.3 more than the average point total for Mountaineers games this season.

Recent Head-To-Head Matchups

West Virginia holds a 4-0 advantage over Kansas in the past four meetings between these two teams. West Virginia scored 161 points in those four outings compared to Kansas’ 97.

Kansas Stats And Trends

  • Against the spread, Kansas is 3-6-1 this season.
  • The Jayhawks’ ATS record as 15-point underdogs or more is 3-6-1.
  • There have been six Kansas games (out of 11) that hit the over this season.
  • There have been seven Kansas games this season with more than 55.5 points scored.
  • The average total points scored in Jayhawks games this year (55.5) is 3.3 points higher than the total for this matchup.

West Virginia Players To Watch

  • Jarret Doege leads West Virginia with 2,746 passing yards (249.6 ypg) on 238-of-365 passing with 16 touchdowns compared to 10 interceptions this season.
  • Leddie Brown has carried the ball 203 times for a team-high 897 yards (81.5 per game), with 12 touchdowns this year. He’s also tacked on 33 catches for 202 yards (18.4 per game) and one touchdown.
  • This season Garrett Greene has piled up 303 yards (33.7 per game) on 47 carries with four touchdowns.
  • Winston Wright’s 643 receiving yards (58.5 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s collected 57 receptions and three touchdowns.
  • Bryce Wheaton has racked up 560 receiving yards (56.0 yards per game) and three touchdowns, hauling in 40 passes this year.
  • Sam James has hauled in 37 catches for 453 yards (41.2 ypg) and four touchdowns this season.

Kansas Players To Watch

  • Jason Bean has thrown for 1,252 yards (125.2 ypg) to lead Kansas, completing 56% of his passes and tossing six touchdown passes and six interceptions this season. He’s also run for 405 yards (40.5 ypg) on 92 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
  • Devin Neal has carried the ball 158 times for a team-high 707 yards (64.3 per game), with eight touchdowns this year.
  • Kwamie Lassiter II’s team-high 608 receiving yards (55.3 yards per game) have come on 52 receptions with three touchdowns.
  • Trevor Wilson has grabbed 25 passes for 356 yards (32.4 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
  • Lawrence Arnold’s 26 receptions this season have resulted in 303 yards (33.7 ypg) and three touchdowns.
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