The Texas Longhorns (4-7, 2-6) attempt to halt their six-game losing streak when they host the Kansas State Wildcats (7-4, 4-4) as the Big 12 Conference rivals conclude their 2021 season on Friday. Kickoff from Darrel K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Tex. is scheduled for noon ET.
The Longhorns are three-point favorites in the latest Texas vs. Kansas State odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total points scored is 52.5. (See the latest college football lines for all of this week's games on our college football odds page.)
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The model knows Texas is coming off its sixth straight loss, a 31-23 setback at West Virginia on Saturday. Despite the defeat, the Longhorns outgained the Mountaineers 203-158 on the ground, with Keilan Robinson leading the way with 111 yards and a touchdown on nine carries. It was a breakout performance by the sophomore, who gained 194 yards on 27 attempts over his first eight outings of the season.
The model also knows Kansas State had its four-game winning streak snapped on Saturday as it suffered a 20-10 loss to Baylor. Deuce Vaughn continued his strong season, however, as he rushed 11 times for 128 yards and a touchdown. The sophomore has reached triple digits in rushing yards in four straight games and seven of 11 this year while running for at least one TD in each of his last five contests.
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