Saturday, November 12, 2016
Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Baylor Bears take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 15.5 point favorites. This season the Bears are 2-6-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-6-0. The Sooners have an over/under record of 5-4-0 and they are 3-6-0 against the spread.
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Seth Russell finished with 282 yards through the air for Baylor last week. He completed 22 passes out of 42 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by Terence Williams, who finished with 68 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 4 yards per carry. Ishmael Zamora was the team leader in receiving with a total of 121 yards and 7 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. As a team in that game Baylor got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 88 total plays for 415 yards for the game. The Bears ran for 133 yards on 45 attempts.
Baker Mayfield finished with 328 yards passing for Oklahoma last week. He went 25 for 34, resulting in a 74% completion percentage. The Sooners were led on the ground by Dimitri Flowers, who finished with 115 yards on 22 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Dede Westbrook led the team in receiving with 131 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. Oklahoma had 28 first downs total. 11 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 477 yards for the contest. The Sooners ran for 149 yards on 42 carries as a team.
Baylor scores 39.8 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 16th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.4 passes on 33.8 attempts for a 54.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 263.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 37th in college football. The Bears run for an average of 278.5 yards per game on 51.6 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 7th in the nation. They also run 85.4 plays per contest and average 6.3 yards per play for an average of 541.8 yards per game, ranking their offense 6th overall this season. The Bears average 25.4 first downs per game which ranks them 15th in the country. They accumulate 78.3 penalty yards per game via 9.6 penalties, which ranks 5th in the nation.
Baylor allows 189.1 passing yards per game, ranking 17th in D-1, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 47th. They give up 14.8 completions on 29.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 49.6. The Bears allow 205.6 rushing yards per game on 48.4 carries for an average of 4.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 101st in the country. Baylor allows 394.8 total yards per game including 5.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 58th in terms of yards per game. They force 2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.3 penalties for 40.4 yards per game, ranking them 11th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma averages 44.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 8th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23.3 passes per game on 33 attempts for a 70.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 342.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 8th in Division 1. The Sooners run for an average of 215.7 yards per game on 40.3 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 32nd on the ground. They also run 73.3 plays per game and average 7.6 yards per play for a total of 558 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the country on offense. The Sooners get an average of 25.1 first downs per game, which ranks 18th in the nation. They average 47 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties, ranking them 100th in college football.
Oklahoma allows an average of 297.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 122nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 31.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 93rd in the nation. They give up 23.8 completions on 41.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.8 per game. The Sooners allow 123.6 rushing yards per contest on 33.2 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 25th in the country. Oklahoma allows 421.2 total yards per game for an average of 5.7 yards per play, which ranks 80th in D-1. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and 6.9 penalties for 52.4 yards in each contest, ranking 60th in the nation.
Baylor Betting Trends
Baylor is 2-6-0 against the over/under this season
Baylor has an ATS record of 2-6-0 this season
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 3-6-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
11/06/16 CB Grayland Arnold Neck "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
10/12/16 DB Eric Ogor Suspension out for season
08/19/16 DL Byron Bonds Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 RB Johnny Jefferson Personal out for season
11/06/16 DL Charles Walker Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
11/06/16 DT Matthew Romar Leg "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
11/06/16 RB Samaje Perine Leg "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
11/06/16 RB Joe Mixon Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Baylor
11/06/16 DE Matt Dimon Achilles "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
10/29/16 DE Amani Bledsoe Suspension out indefinitely
10/29/16 CB Parrish Cobb Hamstring out indefinitely
10/12/16 DB Michiah Quick Knee out indefinitely
10/07/16 RB Daniel Brooks Concussion out for season
10/03/16 LB Tay Evans Head out for season
09/21/16 OL Cody Ford Leg out for season
09/15/16 DT Du'Vonta Lampkin Suspension out indefinitely
09/15/16 OL Dwayne Orso-Bacchus Suspension out indefinitely
09/14/16 DT Marquise Overton Foot out for season
08/20/16 RB Rodney Anderson Neck out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma -15.5
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