The game: The Wildcats (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) hit the road to face the Baylor Bears (6-3, 3-3 Big 12) in Waco. K-State enters the game having lost its latest game to Oklahoma State two weeks ago, coughing up a lead in the fourth quarter. Meanwhile, Baylor has lost its last three games, including the last two in convincing fashion, and the Bears lost starting quarterback Seth Russell to injury last week against the Sooners. That puts freshman Zach Smith at the helm for Baylor. The Bears have been a thorn in K-State’s side in recent years, winning the last four games in the series, as well as the last four in Waco. With Baylor’s losing streak and reports that the Bears have given up on the season, it would behoove the Wildcats to strike while the iron is hot, end their losing streak to Baylor, secure bowl eligibility, and set up Coach Snyder to claim his 200th career victory against KU next week.
Odds: K-State opened as 1-point favorites with many oddsmakers, but betting has shifted the line to have Baylor as 1- to 2-point favorites. The over/under is set at 59.5 or 60 points, so watch for a score somewhere in the 30-29 range.
Kickoff: 11 a.m. CST, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at McLane Stadium (capacity 45,140) in Waco, Texas. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 59 degrees Saturday in Waco.
Television: The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2 with Dave LaMont (play-by-play), Ray Bentley (analyst), and Dawn Davenport (sidelines) calling the game.
Radio: K-State Sports Network with Wyatt Thompson, Stan Weber, and Matt Walters, as well as satellite radio on Sirius channel 113 and XM channel 200.
Online: Catch a stream of the radio broadcast on kstatesports.com.