UCLA vs. USC showcase week 12 In-State Rivalries Previews and Predictions

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The Wildcats look to continue their winning streak against the Jayhawks and the Spartans look to defeat the Aztecs in a California showdown.

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Kansas State has defeated Kansas in five of the previous five meetings in this series.

The Wildcats have beaten the Jayhawks a remarkable 14 straight times.

The most recent meeting ended with Kansas State defeating Kansas 47–27 on their home field.

Fascinating Fact of the Rivalry: The Kansas and Kansas State football rivalry is the fourth-longest active series at the Football Bowl Subdivision level and it is actually the second-longest in-state rivalry as well.

The Trophy and Name of Rivalry: The Governor’s Cup is the trophy and the name of the rivalry is Sunflower Showdown.

Currently leading this series in victories: Kansas State leads this rivalry with a fourteen-game winning run after winning the last fourteen games between these two universities.

Final Game Forecast: 31 for Kansas 28 for Kansas State in overtime.

The last fifteen games between these two in-state rivals have seen the Aztecs triumph eleven times.

The previous ten years of this rivalry have seen nine victories for San Diego State over these two universities.

How far each school is from one another: The 460-mile distance between the schools

The best game in recent years: The 2018 game, which San Diego State won 16–13, is the best matchup between these two universities over the previous ten years.

Current winning streak in this in-state rivalry: With a two-game winning run, the Aztecs have won the last two meetings between the two universities.

Last meeting between these two teams: In their most recent meeting, the Spartans were trounced at home by the Aztecs, 43-27.

Final Game Forecast: 34 for San Jose State State and 28 for San Diego State is the prediction.