Saturday, October 29, 2016
Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Kansas Jayhawks take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 38.5 point favorites. This season the Jayhawks are 2-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Sooners have an over/under record of 5-2-0 and they are 2-5-0 against the spread.
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Montell Cozart finished with 250 yards through the air for Kansas last week. He completed 24 passes out of 40 attempts for a 60% completion percentage. The Jayhawks were led in rushing by Ke'aun Kinner, who finished with 145 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. LaQuvionte Gonzalez was the team leader in receiving with a total of 106 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Kansas got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 73 total plays for 454 yards for the game. The Jayhawks ran for 204 yards on 33 attempts.
Baker Mayfield finished with 545 yards passing for Oklahoma last week. He went 27 for 36, resulting in a 75% completion percentage. The Sooners were led on the ground by Joe Mixon, who finished with 263 yards on 31 carries. He ended the game with an average of 8 yards per rush. Dede Westbrook led the team in receiving with 202 yards and 9 catches. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. Oklahoma had 33 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 21 came from a pass. They ran 76 total plays for 854 yards for the contest. The Sooners ran for 309 yards on 40 carries as a team.
Kansas scores 21.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 111th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.6 passes on 38.3 attempts for a 61.6 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 254.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 45th in college football. The Jayhawks run for an average of 110.4 yards per game on 33.4 attempts for an average of 3.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 121st in the nation. They also run 71.7 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 364.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 104th overall this season. The Jayhawks average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 115th in the country. They accumulate 46.4 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 103rd in the nation.
Kansas allows 231.1 passing yards per game, ranking 72nd in D-1, and they allow 36.9 points per contest on defense, which ranks 117th. They give up 18.6 completions on 32.6 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 57. The Jayhawks allow 201.9 rushing yards per game on 42.4 carries for an average of 4.8 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 92nd in the country. Kansas allows 433 total yards per game including 5.8 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 90th in terms of yards per game. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7 penalties for 58.3 yards per game, ranking them 80th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma averages 43.9 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 8th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23.6 passes per game on 32.9 attempts for a 71.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 354.6 yards through the air per game, ranking them 7th in Division 1. The Sooners run for an average of 217.9 yards per game on 40.4 attempts for an average of 5.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 30th on the ground. They also run 73.3 plays per game and average 7.8 yards per play for a total of 572.4 yards per game, ranking them 3rd in the country on offense. The Sooners get an average of 24.9 first downs per game, which ranks 19th in the nation. They average 46.9 penalty yards per game via 4.6 penalties, ranking them 100th in college football.
Oklahoma allows an average of 342.6 passing yards per game, which ranks 127th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 36.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 115th in the nation. They give up 25.3 completions on 43.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.4 per game. The Sooners allow 133.3 rushing yards per contest on 35 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 37th in the country. Oklahoma allows 475.9 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 116th in D-1. They force 1 turnovers per contest and 7.3 penalties for 55.3 yards in each contest, ranking 70th in the nation.
Kansas Betting Trends
Kansas is 2-5-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 5-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 2-5-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/24/16 QB Montell Cozart Knee probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma
10/23/16 LB Joe Dineen Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
10/23/16 LS John Wirtel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
10/14/16 DT D.J. Williams Dismissed has been dismissed
10/05/16 OT Jordan Shelley-Smith Concussion out for season
09/01/16 RB Ryan Schadler Illness out for season
09/01/16 CB Shola Ayinde ACL out for season
10/24/16 DT Matthew Romar Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/24/16 LB Ogbonnia Okoronkwo Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/24/16 T Dru Samia Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/24/16 DB Jordan Parker Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/23/16 DL Charles Walker Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/23/16 DE Matt Dimon Achilles "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/23/16 CB Parrish Cobb Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/23/16 S Kahlil Haughton Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/17/16 RB Samaje Perine Leg expected to miss 2-3 weeks
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 Kansas
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