Saturday, September 17, 2016
Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Ohio State Buckeyes take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 2.5 point favorites. This season the Buckeyes are 2-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Sooners have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 0-2-0 against the spread.
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J.T. Barrett finished with 149 yards through the air for Ohio State last week. He completed 14 passes out of 22 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Buckeyes were led in rushing by Mike Weber, who finished with 92 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Curtis Samuel was the team leader in receiving with a total of 62 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 12 yards per reception. As a team in that game Ohio State got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 12 came on the ground while 7 came through the air. They ran 70 total plays for 417 yards for the game. The Buckeyes ran for 268 yards on 48 attempts.
Baker Mayfield finished with 244 yards through the air for Oklahoma last week. He completed 14 passes out of 20 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. The Sooners were led in rushing by Joe Mixon, who finished with 117 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. Nick Basquine was the team leader in receiving with a total of 80 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 27 yards per reception. Oklahoma got a total of 30 first downs in that game. 11 came from running the ball and 18 came from a pass. They ran 81 total plays for 640 yards for the game. The Sooners ran for 288 yards on 46 attempts.
Ohio State scores 62.5 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 2nd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.5 passes on 30.5 attempts for a 67.2 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 283 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 32nd in college football. The Buckeyes run for an average of 313.5 yards per game on 51.5 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 9th in the nation. They also run 82 plays per contest and average 7.3 yards per play for an average of 596.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 5th overall this season. The Buckeyes average 30.5 first downs per game which ranks them 3rd in the country. They accumulate 66.5 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, which ranks 36th in the nation.
Ohio State allows 151 passing yards per game, ranking 26th in D-1, and they allow 6.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 4th. They give up 18 completions on 38 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.4. The Buckeyes allow 65 rushing yards per game on 32.5 carries for an average of 2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 13th in the country. Ohio State allows 216 total yards per game including 3.1 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 5th in terms of yards per game. They force 4.5 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5 penalties for 45.5 yards per game, ranking them 36th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma averages 41 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 33rd in the country. In the passing department, they complete 25 passes per game on 34.5 attempts for a 72.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for 337.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 16th in Division 1. The Sooners run for an average of 179 yards per game on 36 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 67th on the ground. They also run 70.5 plays per game and average 7.3 yards per play for a total of 516.5 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the country on offense. The Sooners get an average of 23.5 first downs per game, which ranks 41st in the nation. They average 48 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, ranking them 82nd in college football.
Oklahoma allows an average of 296.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 112th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 25 points per contest, which has them ranked 69th in the nation. They give up 23 completions on 38.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 59.7 per game. The Sooners allow 83.5 rushing yards per contest on 34.5 carries for a 2.4 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 22nd in the country. Oklahoma allows 380 total yards per game for an average of 5.2 yards per play, which ranks 76th in D-1. They force 1.5 turnovers per contest and 5.5 penalties for 55.5 yards in each contest, ranking 65th in the nation.
Ohio State Betting Trends
Ohio State is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Ohio State has an ATS record of 2-0-0 this season
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/12/16 LB Dante Booker Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/12/16 WR Dontre Wilson Foot injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/05/16 DL Tracy Sprinkle Leg out for season
08/31/16 DB Cam Burrows Foot out for season
08/29/16 QB Torrence Gibson Suspension out for season
08/19/16 DL Darius Slade Achilles out for season
09/12/16 DL Charles Walker Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
09/12/16 DE D.J. Ward Neck injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
09/12/16 LB Tay Evans Hip injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
09/11/16 DL Austin Roberts Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
09/11/16 WR Dahu Green Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
09/11/16 DE Matt Dimon Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
08/20/16 RB Rodney Anderson Neck out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Oklahoma
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