LINE: Kansas -2.5, o/u: 44
ATS PICK: Rutgers
Kansas is the favorite against. a Power Five program.
Even if that 31-7 road win over Central Michigan was for real, you have to take the chance that Kansas is still Kansas.
This is still the Jayhawk team that lost to Nicholls State 26-23 to start the season.
So how did Kansas beat Central Michigan so badly? It forced six turnovers, and the offense held on to the ball for more than 36 minutes. Rutgers has turned it over six times so far – it can’t start giving it up in Lawrence – but the team is going to hang on to the possession.
The Scarlet Knights will control the clock for over 30 minutes, and the defense will be far, far stronger than Central Michigan’s was.
Blow off any and all things that happen against Ohio State – don’t sweat out Rutgers getting blown out 52-3 in Columbus. That’s an elite Buckeye team, and the Scarlet Knights didn’t have a prayer.
But none of that matters. This all comes down to just that one thing.
It’s Kansas as a favorite against a Power Five program.
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