Saturday, September 10, 2016
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Central Michigan Chippewas take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Boone Pickens Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 20.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 61.5. This season the Chippewas are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Cooper Rush finished with 237 yards through the air for Central Michigan last week. He completed 16 passes out of 26 attempts for a 62% completion percentage. The Chippewas were led in rushing by Devon Spalding, who finished with 135 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Mark Chapman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 60 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Central Michigan got a total of 23 first downs by way of 12 rushing, 8 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 65 total plays for 492 yards for the game. The Chippewas ran for 255 yards on 38 attempts.
Mason Rudolph finished with 188 yards through the air for Oklahoma State last week. He completed 18 passes out of 26 attempts for a 69% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Jeff Carr, who finished with 42 yards on 6 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Jhajuan Seales was the team leader in receiving with a total of 61 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Oklahoma State got a total of 23 first downs by way of 9 rushing, 14 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 73 total plays for 392 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 142 yards on 37 attempts.
Central Michigan scores 49 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 27th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 16 passes on 27 attempts for a 59.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 237 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 59th in college football. The Chippewas run for an average of 255 yards per game on 38 attempts for an average of 6.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 31st in the nation. They also run 65 plays per contest and average 7.6 yards per play for an average of 492 yards per game, ranking their offense 42nd overall this season. The Chippewas average 23 first downs per game which ranks them 51st in the country. They accumulate 56 penalty yards per game via 7 penalties, which ranks 54th in the nation.
Central Michigan allows 82 passing yards per game, ranking 13th in D-1, and they allow 3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 6th. They give up 10 completions on 22 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 45.5. The Chippewas allow 44 rushing yards per game on 33 carries for an average of 1.3 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 8th in the country. Central Michigan allows 126 total yards per game including 2.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 4th in terms of yards per game. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6 penalties for 60 yards per game, ranking them 81st among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma State averages 61 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 8th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 36 attempts for a 69.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 250 yards through the air per game, ranking them 51st in Division 1. The Cowboys run for an average of 142 yards per game on 37 attempts for an average of 3.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 78th on the ground. They also run 73 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 392 yards per game, ranking them 76th in the country on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 49th in the nation. They average 50 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, ranking them 69th in college football.
Oklahoma State allows an average of 106 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 16th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 7 points per contest, which has them ranked 20th in the nation. They give up 4 completions on 14 attempts for a completion percentage of 28.6 per game. The Cowboys allow 97 rushing yards per contest on 46 carries for a 2.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 47th in the country. Oklahoma State allows 203 total yards per game for an average of 3.4 yards per play, which ranks 18th in D-1. They force 4 turnovers per contest and 6 penalties for 47 yards in each contest, ranking 56th in the nation.
Central Michigan Betting Trends
Central Michigan is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Central Michigan has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Oklahoma State Betting Trends
Oklahoma State is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma State has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/19/16 RB Romello Ross ACL out for season
09/05/16 WR Chris Lacy Knee injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Central Michigan
09/05/16 DE Jordan Brailford Leg injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Central Michigan
09/03/16 WR Marcell Ateman Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State
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