Saturday, September 24, 2016
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys take on the Baylor Bears on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at McLane Stadium. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 10 point favorites. This season the Cowboys are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Bears have an over/under record of 0-3-0 and they are 0-3-0 against the spread.
Mason Rudolph finished with 540 yards through the air for Oklahoma State last week. He completed 26 passes out of 46 attempts for a 57% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Rennie Childs, who finished with 101 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. James Washington was the team leader in receiving with a total of 296 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 33 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oklahoma State got a total of 25 first downs. Of those first downs, 5 came on the ground while 17 came through the air. They ran 78 total plays for 640 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 100 yards on 32 attempts.
Seth Russell finished with 337 yards through the air for Baylor last week. He completed 22 passes out of 38 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by JaMycal Hasty, who finished with 105 yards on 14 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 8 yards per carry. KD Cannon was the team leader in receiving with a total of 213 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 24 yards per reception. Baylor got a total of 31 first downs in that game. 16 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 96 total plays for 638 yards for the game. The Bears ran for 296 yards on 54 attempts.
Oklahoma State scores 44.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 15th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 26.3 passes on 42 attempts for a 62.7 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 359.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 10th in college football. The Cowboys run for an average of 97.3 yards per game on 31.7 attempts for an average of 3.1 yards per carry. That ranks them 119th in the nation. They also run 73.7 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 456.7 yards per game, ranking their offense 42nd overall this season. The Cowboys average 25 first downs per game which ranks them 29th in the country. They accumulate 48.3 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 91st in the nation.
Oklahoma State allows 234.7 passing yards per game, ranking 73rd in D-1, and they allow 25 points per contest on defense, which ranks 66th. They give up 16 completions on 28.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.8. The Cowboys allow 148 rushing yards per game on 42 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 62nd in the country. Oklahoma State allows 382.7 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 69th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 60 yards per game, ranking them 70th among D-1 teams.
Baylor averages 44.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 14th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 22.7 passes per game on 39.3 attempts for a 57.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 275.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 33rd in Division 1. The Bears run for an average of 282 yards per game on 50.7 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 9th on the ground. They also run 90 plays per game and average 6.2 yards per play for a total of 557.3 yards per game, ranking them 8th in the country on offense. The Bears get an average of 27.7 first downs per game, which ranks 13th in the nation. They average 93 penalty yards per game via 11.3 penalties, ranking them 8th in college football.
Baylor allows an average of 97 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 3rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 10 points per contest, which has them ranked 3rd in the nation. They give up 10.3 completions on 30 attempts for a completion percentage of 34.4 per game. The Bears allow 152.3 rushing yards per contest on 40 carries for a 3.8 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 70th in the country. Baylor allows 249.3 total yards per game for an average of 3.6 yards per play, which ranks 7th in D-1. They force 1.7 turnovers per contest and 4.7 penalties for 32.7 yards in each contest, ranking 5th in the nation.
Oklahoma State Betting Trends
Oklahoma State is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma State has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Baylor Betting Trends
Baylor is 0-3-0 against the over/under this season
Baylor has an ATS record of 0-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/03/16 WR Marcell Ateman Foot out indefinitely
09/18/16 WR Ishmael Zamora Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
09/18/16 WR Pooh Stricklin Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
09/18/16 CB Ryan Reid Ankle "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
08/19/16 DL Byron Bonds Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 RB Johnny Jefferson Personal out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Baylor
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