Week 13 Prediction Thread...It's Finally Over...Kansas St vs. Texas

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by militaryhorn, Nov 21, 2021.

  1. mb227

    mb227 5,000+ Posts

    View from Vegas, as of this morning, still has the 'horns (for educational purposes only) giving 2 points and the over/under is currently 51 1/2. That tells me they don't expect either team to be offensive juggernauts.

    On the season, K-State runs 6-4-1 against the spread while Texas has mirrored the on-field record of 4-7. Offensively, they are fairly equal, although K-State does a fraction better on their per-play but runs fewer plays per game. Difference comes on the ground, which, as we know, Texas has seen the cupboard run bare in recent weeks. The question mark comes for K-State who has QB injuries of their own and he is listed as unlikely to start. Even if Thompson starts, how consistent will he be, not withstanding the Texas tendency to make every person, including water boys, seem like Heisman candidates...

    BUT...one injury site I have seen lists BOTH of the two Texas starters we have seen as being day-to-day.

    Defensively, K-State plays stronger on per-play averages than Texas posts offensively. They give up about as much by air as Texas averages though. This tells me that the Texas air attack needs to step it up. Will the shake-up in the depth chart be enough to do that? Does our third-stringer have any touch on the ball?

    I've seen one 'prediction' site that calls this for Texas by a touchdown and going over the total. Cloudy day with an early start after tryptophan day. Oh, and cool like they saw in West Virginia. Rain does not appear to be in the game window though...

    I believe Texas can put a couple of touchdowns on the scoreboard and that Dicker will have at least three FG attempts. Defense could have opportunities against K-State and a back-up QB given that they struggle without Thompson.

    I don't see this going over. However, I will call for a win to send any seniors out with the bittersweet end to their time on the Forty Acres and give positive vibes for the off-season discussions and chatter.

    Texas: 23
    WheatAggy: 19
     
  2. nashhorn

    nashhorn 5,000+ Posts

    Us 27
    Cats 24
     
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  3. orngblud

    orngblud 500+ Posts

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  4. EDT

    EDT 1,000+ Posts

    Us-24
    Them-31
    See Ya 2021 :cursing2:
     
  5. Bucksgal

    Bucksgal 100+ Posts

    Never been so happy for a season to be officially over. Wildcats 42, Horns 24.
     
  6. LonghornCatholic

    LonghornCatholic Catholic like Sarkisian

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  7. Creek

    Creek 1,000+ Posts

    Kansas State Penitentiary-27
    Orange -24
     
  8. Crockett

    Crockett 5,000+ Posts

    Mildcats 23 Longhorns 21
     
  9. Olehornfan

    Olehornfan 1,000+ Posts

    Texas 31
    Cats 28
     
  10. arkansashorn44

    arkansashorn44 100+ Posts

  11. Creek

    Creek 1,000+ Posts

    Bourbon vs Chambord?
     
  12. EMJ426

    EMJ426 100+ Posts

    I have put this off long enough….

    TX. 28
    KSU. 27
     
  13. n64ra

    n64ra 1,000+ Posts

    Who's going to the game tomorrow? $6 tickets on StubHub makes it cheaper than a Vandegrift 9th grade regular season game ticket.
     
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  14. zinger

    zinger 250+ Posts

    horns 20
    state 16
     
  15. nashhorn

    nashhorn 5,000+ Posts

    I’ll be, or wife and I, will be among the few. Gonna be a cold one too, hope players are hot.
     
  16. HalRex

    HalRex 250+ Posts

  17. MajorRules00

    MajorRules00 500+ Posts

    K-State 42
    Texas 27
     
  18. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 1,000+ Posts

    Cats 99

    Horns -20
     
  19. AustinTejasFan

    AustinTejasFan 1,000+ Posts

    Seven in a row.
    KSU 38
    UT 28
     
  20. Denmark

    Denmark 500+ Posts

    Mine started when I was in Austin for the second osu loss in a row at home!
     
  21. Denmark

    Denmark 500+ Posts

  22. LousianaHorn

    LousianaHorn Kabong

    Horns 38
    Purple Wizardless Cats 24
     
  23. 2003TexasGrad

    2003TexasGrad OSU Game Prediction Champion

    Ok here's my official prediction:

    Texas finds a way: 28
    Bill Snyder isn't coaching: 24

    And still poop.
     
  24. HoffHorn

    HoffHorn 250+ Posts

  25. erbutch

    erbutch 250+ Posts

    KS-31
    losers-28
     
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  26. militaryhorn

    militaryhorn Prediction Contest Guru

    Sorry, I worked last night and didn't have time before the game to post the predictions as I just woke up. I will post results after the game concludes.
     
  27. mb227

    mb227 5,000+ Posts

    Damn...I came close...again...22-17 actual vs 23-19 predicted.

    I ought to go to Vegas...oh wait. I already do that from time to time :fiestanana:
     
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  28. mb227

    mb227 5,000+ Posts

    I'll defer to the final spread sheet but, at first glance, I think you come out on top this week.
     
  29. mb227

    mb227 5,000+ Posts

    What is this work excuse? Don't your superiors realize you have a message board to attend to? What in the Wide Wide World of Sports has this generation come to?
     
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