Thursday, November 3, 2016
Jack Trice Stadium
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The Oklahoma Sooners take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Jack Trice Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 19.5 point favorites. This season the Sooners are 3-5-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Cyclones have an over/under record of 5-3-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
Baker Mayfield finished with 236 yards through the air for Oklahoma last week. He completed 16 passes out of 24 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. The Sooners were led in rushing by Abdul Adams, who finished with 91 yards on 13 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Dede Westbrook was the team leader in receiving with a total of 105 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 21 yards per reception. As a team in that game Oklahoma got a total of 24 first downs. Of those first downs, 9 came on the ground while 14 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 538 yards for the game. The Sooners ran for 267 yards on 38 attempts.
Jacob Park finished with 301 yards passing for Iowa State last week. He went 19 for 35, resulting in a 54% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led on the ground by Joel Lanning, who finished with 74 yards on 10 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Allen Lazard led the team in receiving with 134 yards and 8 catches. He finished the game with an average of 17 yards per reception. Iowa State had 25 first downs total. 8 came from running the ball and 16 came from a pass. They ran 74 total plays for 493 yards for the contest. The Cyclones ran for 154 yards on 31 carries as a team.
Oklahoma scores 45.4 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 5th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 23.1 passes on 32.9 attempts for a 70.3 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 344.1 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 10th in college football. The Sooners run for an average of 224 yards per game on 40.1 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 29th in the nation. They also run 73 plays per contest and average 7.8 yards per play for an average of 568.1 yards per game, ranking their offense 3rd overall this season. The Sooners average 24.8 first downs per game which ranks them 18th in the country. They accumulate 46.6 penalty yards per game via 4.8 penalties, which ranks 97th in the nation.
Oklahoma allows 314.9 passing yards per game, ranking 126th in D-1, and they allow 32.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 101st. They give up 24.8 completions on 42.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 58.2. The Sooners allow 122.8 rushing yards per game on 34.1 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 24th in the country. Oklahoma allows 437.6 total yards per game including 5.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 93rd in terms of yards per game. They force 1.1 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.1 penalties for 53.4 yards per game, ranking them 62nd among D-1 teams.
Iowa State averages 24 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 97th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 19.8 passes per game on 34 attempts for a 58.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for 252.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 47th in Division 1. The Cyclones run for an average of 140.4 yards per game on 38.6 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 103rd on the ground. They also run 72.6 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for a total of 392.8 yards per game, ranking them 81st in the country on offense. The Cyclones get an average of 21.1 first downs per game, which ranks 68th in the nation. They average 58.4 penalty yards per game via 7.1 penalties, ranking them 53rd in college football.
Iowa State allows an average of 219.4 passing yards per game, which ranks 53rd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.4 points per contest, which has them ranked 98th in the nation. They give up 19 completions on 31.4 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.6 per game. The Cyclones allow 234 rushing yards per contest on 45.1 carries for a 5.2 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 114th in the country. Iowa State allows 453.4 total yards per game for an average of 5.9 yards per play, which ranks 107th in D-1. They force 0.9 turnovers per contest and 5.8 penalties for 57.1 yards in each contest, ranking 84th in the nation.
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 3-5-0 this season
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 5-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/31/16 WR Dede Westbrook Undisclosed injured last game, probable Thursday vs. Iowa State
10/31/16 RB Joe Mixon Undisclosed injured last game, probable Thursday vs. Iowa State
10/31/16 LB Kapri Doucet Suspension expected to miss 1st Half Thursday vs. Iowa State
10/30/16 DL Charles Walker Concussion "?" Thursday vs. Iowa State
10/30/16 DE Matt Dimon Achilles "?" Thursday vs. Iowa State
10/30/16 DT Matthew Romar Leg "?" Thursday vs. Iowa State
10/30/16 LB Ogbonnia Okoronkwo Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Iowa State
10/29/16 DE Amani Bledsoe Suspension out indefinitely
10/29/16 CB Parrish Cobb Hamstring out indefinitely
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
10/31/16 RB Mike Warren Ankle injured last game, "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma
10/30/16 LB Bobby McMillen III Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma
10/30/16 DB Jomal Wiltz Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Oklahoma
10/13/16 DE J.D. Waggoner Pectoral out for season
10/04/16 TE Chase Allen Illness out for season
09/17/16 OL Jaypee Philbert Jr. Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Zeb Noland Knee out for season
08/15/16 OL Jake Campos Leg out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Iowa State
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