Saturday, October 22, 2016
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys take on the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 28 point favorites. This season the Cowboys are 3-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Jayhawks have an over/under record of 1-5-0 and they are 2-4-0 against the spread.
Mason Rudolph finished with 351 yards through the air for Oklahoma State last week. He completed 26 passes out of 44 attempts for a 59% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Justice Hill, who finished with 57 yards on 18 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. James Washington was the team leader in receiving with a total of 152 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oklahoma State got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 7 came on the ground while 13 came through the air. They ran 77 total plays for 459 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 108 yards on 33 attempts.
Ryan Willis finished with 89 yards passing for Kansas last week. He went 10 for 19, resulting in a 53% completion percentage. The Jayhawks were led on the ground by Ke'aun Kinner, who finished with 49 yards on 15 carries. He ended the game with an average of 3 yards per rush. Steven Sims led the team in receiving with 40 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Kansas had 15 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 4 came from a pass. They ran 75 total plays for 217 yards for the contest. The Jayhawks ran for 83 yards on 48 carries as a team.
Oklahoma State scores 40.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 15th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 25.2 passes on 40.7 attempts for a 61.9 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 350 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 8th in college football. The Cowboys run for an average of 129.3 yards per game on 37.7 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. That ranks them 113th in the nation. They also run 78.3 plays per contest and average 6.1 yards per play for an average of 479.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 27th overall this season. The Cowboys average 23.8 first downs per game which ranks them 26th in the country. They accumulate 51.7 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, which ranks 75th in the nation.
Oklahoma State allows 268.8 passing yards per game, ranking 99th in D-1, and they allow 28.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 77th. They give up 18.7 completions on 31.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.6. The Cowboys allow 179 rushing yards per game on 42.3 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 81st in the country. Oklahoma State allows 447.8 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 106th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.2 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 6.3 penalties for 55 yards per game, ranking them 67th among D-1 teams.
Kansas averages 22 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 110th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 23.5 passes per game on 38 attempts for a 61.8 percent completion percentage. They throw for 255 yards through the air per game, ranking them 45th in Division 1. The Jayhawks run for an average of 94.8 yards per game on 33.5 attempts for an average of 2.8 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 123rd on the ground. They also run 71.5 plays per game and average 4.9 yards per play for a total of 349.8 yards per game, ranking them 113th in the country on offense. The Jayhawks get an average of 17.7 first downs per game, which ranks 116th in the nation. They average 46.5 penalty yards per game via 5.3 penalties, ranking them 102nd in college football.
Kansas allows an average of 227.7 passing yards per game, which ranks 66th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 35.7 points per contest, which has them ranked 112th in the nation. They give up 18.7 completions on 33.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.7 per game. The Jayhawks allow 197.2 rushing yards per contest on 41.8 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 95th in the country. Kansas allows 424.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.6 yards per play, which ranks 86th in D-1. They force 1.8 turnovers per contest and 7.3 penalties for 60.5 yards in each contest, ranking 89th in the nation.
Oklahoma State Betting Trends
Oklahoma State is 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma State has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
Kansas Betting Trends
Kansas is 1-5-0 against the over/under this season
Kansas has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/16/16 OL Brad Lundblade Leg "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/16/16 DE Jordan Brailford Stress Fracture "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/16/16 S Jordan Sterns Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
09/27/16 WR Dillon Stoner Foot out for season
09/22/16 RB Chris Carson Hand out indefinitely
09/03/16 WR Marcell Ateman Foot out indefinitely
10/16/16 LB Joe Dineen Leg "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/16/16 LS John Wirtel Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
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
Tony's Pick: Take Kansas
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