Texas Bowl Odds & Picks: LSU Tigers vs. Kansas State Wildcats Betting Insights
Top US sportsbooks favor KSU over LSU when the LSU Tigers and Kansas State Wildcats play on Tuesday in the college football Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium. The LSU Tigers aim to finish one game above a .500 record. The Kansas State Wildcats hope for a win after splitting their past 10 games.
LSU vs. Kansas State Texas Bowl Odds by MyBookie.ag
|LSU||+3½ ( -110 )||48 ( -110 )||+135|
|Kansas State||-3½ ( -110 )||48 ( -110 )||-155|
Betting LSU Tigers
The Tigers are slight underdogs according to the best online sportsbooks. The LSU Tigers have dropped three consecutive away games. Max Johnson is completing 60.3% of his passes for 2,815 yards, 27 TDs and six picks.
Kayshon Boutte and Jack Bech have a total of 998 receiving yards and 12 TDs. Jaray Jenkins has 33 catches. The LSU Tigers average 109.5 rushing yards per game. Tyrion Davis-Price leads the team with 1,003 yards and six touchdowns.
On defense, LSU allows 25.3 points and 373.3 yards per game. Damone Clark leads the team with 136 tackles. BJ Ojulari has six sacks. Jay Ward has two interceptions.
Per top sportsbooks, the total has gone UNDER in four of Louisiana State’s last five games. The total has gone UNDER in six of Louisiana State’s last nine games this season. The total has gone OVER in five of Louisiana State’s last five games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.
Louisiana State is 6-3 SU in their last nine games played in January. Louisiana State is 2-4 SU in their last six games when playing as the underdog.
Betting KSU Wildcats
The Kansas State Wildcats have won three of their past five away games. Skylar Thompson is completing 68.8% of his passes for 1,854 yards, nine TDs and four picks. Phillip Brooks and Deuce Vaughn have a total of 945 receiving yards and five TDs.
Malik Knowles has 26 grabs. The Kansas State Wildcats average 161.5 rushing yards per game. Vaughn leads the team with 1,258 yards and 15 TDs.
On defense, Kansas State allows 21.1 points and 348 yards per game. Daniel Green leads the team with 83 tackles. Felix Anudike-Uzomah has 11 sacks. Russ Yeast has three interceptions.
Top sportsbooks trends say that the total has gone UNDER in five of Kansas State’s last six games. Kansas State is 4-2 SU in their last six games. The total has gone UNDER in four of Kansas State’s last five games this season.
Kansas State is 2-6 SU in their last eight games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference. Wildcats are 0-5 ATS in their last five games played in January. Kansas State is 8-1 SU in their last nine games when playing as the favorite.
LSU Tigers vs. Kansas State Wildcats Texas Bowl Pick
The LSU Tigers have had an off year by their own standards. Then again, they have had a nightmare schedule the past two months. They have gone toe to toe with most of those top notch teams. LSU is not quite as bad as people make them appear to be. A little bit more luck here and there, the Tigers might have beaten Alabama, Arkansas and Auburn, and the story would be a lot different.
The Kansas State Wildcats ended the season with consecutive losses. They have struggled in their most important games of the year. An offense ranking 101st in total offense and 81st in scoring offense isn’t going to put the fear of god in LSU. This line is not a little surprising. Take the Tigers.
The Tigers are 5-1 ATS in their last six bowl games and 6-0 ATS in their last six against the Big 12. The Wildcats are 3-8 ATS in their past 11 bowl games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last five games as a favorite. The under is 4-1 in the Tigers’s last five games overall. The under is 5-1 in the Wildcats’s last six games overall.