Saturday, October 3, 2015
Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The West Virginia Mountaineers face the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 8 point favorites and the over/under was set at 61.
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West Virginia was led in passing last game by Skyler Howard, who finished with 294 yards through the air. He went 21 for 33 on the game, good for a 64% completion percentage. Wendell Smallwood led the Mountaineers in rushing with 147 yards. He averaged 7 yards per carry on his 22 rushing attempts for the game. Shelton Gibson led the team in receiving. He had a total of 118 yards on 6 receptions for an average of 20 yards per catch in the game. As a team in that game West Virginia had 601 total yards on 96 plays. They gained 15 rushing first downs, 16 passing, and 6 by way of penalty for a total of 37 first downs on the game. The Mountaineers rushed for 304 yards by way of 59 carries.
Oklahoma was led in passing last game by Baker Mayfield, who finished with 487 yards through the air. He went 32 for 38 on the game, good for a 84% completion percentage. Samaje Perine led the Sooners in rushing with 152 yards. He averaged 7 yards per carry on his 22 rushing attempts for the game. Sterling Shepard led the team in receiving. He had a total of 144 yards on 8 receptions for an average of 18 yards per catch in the game. Oklahoma had 773 total yards on 85 plays. They gained 14 rushing first downs, 22 passing, and 3 by way of penalty for a total of 39 first downs on the game. The Sooners rushed for 286 yards by way of 47 carries.
West Virginia is averaging 43.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 22 passes per game on 31.7 attempts for a 69.5 percent completion percentage and average 323 yards in the passing department per game. The Mountaineers are averaging 220.3 rushing yards per game on 48 attempts per contest for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. They are also running 79.7 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for an average of 543.3 yards per contest. The Mountaineers manage 27.7 first downs per contest and they average a total of 73 penalty yards on 7 penalties.
West Virginia gives up 7.7 points per contest and an average of 154 passing yards each game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 12.3 completed passes on 27.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 45.1. The Mountaineers allow 153.3 rushing yards per game on 38 carries for a 4 average per play. West Virginia gives up 307.3 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play. They force 3.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties per game that total 47 yards as a unit.
Oklahoma is putting 41.3 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 26.3 passes per game on 39.7 attempts for a 66.4 percent completion percentage and average 371 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Sooners rush for an average of 182.3 yards per contest on 42.7 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry for the season. They also run 82.3 plays per game and average 6.7 yards per play for an average of 553.3 yards in each contest. The Sooners are gaining 28.3 first downs per contest and they average 80.7 penalty yards on 8.7 penalties per game.
Oklahoma surrenders 21.7 points per game and 213.3 passing yards each outing on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 17.7 completed passes per game on 36 attempts for a completion percentage of 49.1. The Sooners allow 147.7 rushing yards per contest on 43 carries for a 3.4 average per rush. Oklahoma gives up 361 total yards per game including an average of 4.6 per play. They create an average of 0.7 turnovers per game and 9 penalties for 67.3 yards each game.
West Virginia Betting Trends
West Virginia is 0-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
West Virginia has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 1-2-0 against the over/under so far this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/28/15 LB Edward Muldrow Undisclosed out indefinitely
09/14/15 RB Rodney Anderson Leg out for season
09/12/15 WR Austin Bennett Personal left the team
08/13/15 OL Kenyon Frison Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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