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Texas Bowl: Kansas State and Texas A&M Tangle in Houston

2016 Texas Bowl

Old Foes Renew Rivalry

The Advocare Texas Bowl pits the Texas A&M Aggies and the Kansas State Wildcats against each other Wednesday night. The Texas Bowl will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston.

Oddsmakers currently have the Aggies listed as 3½-point favorites versus the Wildcats, while the game’s total is sitting at 57.

Texas A&M was a 54-39 loser in their most recent outing at home against Auburn Tigers. They failed to cover the +6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (93) made winners of OVER bettors. Trevor Knight has completed 163 of 314 passes for 2,122 yards. He has also added 16 touchdowns and six interceptions. His running skills — 594 yards and 10 touchdowns — will be key as a complement against a Kansas State defense that ranks 11th nationally against the run (112.6 yards per gam

Kansas State beat TCU 30-6 to end their regular season. Kansas State defensive end Jordan Willis (a Big 12-best 11 sacks) and linebacker Elijah Lee, who both earned first-team all-conference honors, lead the Wildcats’ front seven. They will have to put pressure on Trevor Knight to slow down a potent Texas A&M offense.

Texas Bowl Stats and Matchups

Texas A&M:
Team record: 8-4 SU,4-8 ATS
Texas A&M is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas A&M is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Texas A&M is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games

Kansas State:
Team record: 8-4 SU,5-7 ATS
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Kansas State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State’s last 5 games
Kansas State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Texas A&M

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