Gameday Guide: OSU-Kansas State Kick Time, TV Info, Betting Lines, Coverage

first_imgWhile you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up. Oklahoma State’s first home game in Big 12 Conference play kicks off Saturday night with a tough tilt against No. 24 Kansas State.The Cowboys are 4.5 point favorites over the visiting Wildcats, but to this point, K-State has a better resume — and a decided advantage defensively. And more dangerous: new coach Chris Klieman has had two weeks to prepare for this game as the Wildcats are coming off a bye week on the heels of a 31-24 win over Mississippi State in Week 3.As Bill Haisten of the Tulsa World pointed out, this is a tricky spot for OSU to try and bounce back after a loss last week in Austin.Kansas State has the better defense and a new coach — Chris Klieman — who is very, very good at winning.In three seasons as a North Dakota State assistant, he won three FCS national championship rings. In five seasons as the Bison head man, he was 69-6 with four more national titles and two NFL draft picks at quarterback (Carson Wentz and Easton Stick). [Tulsa World]Let’s get to the things you need to know to catch Saturday night’s game.Viewing Information• Kick time: Saturday, 6:00 p.m. CT• TV (streaming): ESPN+• Odds: Oklahoma State -4.5• Radio: Cowboy Radio Network or TuneInBroadcast informationOn the broadcast, which will be streamed by Big 12 Now on ESPN+, will be Mark Neely, Ray Bentley and Edward Aschoff. (If you’re not subscribed, go to espnplus.com/cfb.) On radio, Dave Hunziker will handle play-by-play, John Holcomb will provide analysis and Robert Allen will do reporting from the sideline.K-State preview• The PFB team predicts the final score (and other props) for OSU-K-State• Uniform predictions from Kyle Porter, Carson Cunningham and Justin Southwell• Dustin Ragusa’s excellent film study: What to expect from the Wildcats on offensePFB CoverageWe already have a gameday forum set up and cranking for PFB+ subscribers right here. We’re also planning to write deep into the night and into Sunday. Here’s a sample of what to expect:• Live blog (PFB+)• 10 Thoughts from Kyle Porter• Game story• Notebooklast_img

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