Saturday, September 17, 2016
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Pittsburgh Panthers take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Boone Pickens Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 6.5 point favorites. This season the Panthers are 0-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 1-1-0 and they are 1-1-0 against the spread.
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Nathan Peterman finished with 91 yards through the air for Pittsburgh last week. He completed 11 passes out of 15 attempts for a 73% completion percentage. The Panthers were led in rushing by James Conner, who finished with 117 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 5 yards per carry. Quadree Henderson was the team leader in receiving with a total of 47 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Pittsburgh got a total of 19 first downs. Of those first downs, 13 came on the ground while 6 came through the air. They ran 71 total plays for 432 yards for the game. The Panthers ran for 341 yards on 56 attempts.
Mason Rudolph finished with 286 yards through the air for Oklahoma State last week. He completed 27 passes out of 44 attempts for a 61% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led in rushing by Justice Hill, who finished with 31 yards on 5 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 6 yards per carry. Jalen McCleskey was the team leader in receiving with a total of 103 yards and 11 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 9 yards per reception. Oklahoma State got a total of 23 first downs in that game. 3 came from running the ball and 17 came from a pass. They ran 70 total plays for 346 yards for the game. The Cowboys ran for 58 yards on 25 attempts.
Pittsburgh scores 35 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 54th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 15 passes on 24 attempts for a 62.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 133 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 120th in college football. The Panthers run for an average of 213.5 yards per game on 45 attempts for an average of 4.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 44th in the nation. They also run 69 plays per contest and average 5 yards per play for an average of 346.5 yards per game, ranking their offense 99th overall this season. The Panthers average 18 first downs per game which ranks them 99th in the country. They accumulate 59.5 penalty yards per game via 6.5 penalties, which ranks 51st in the nation.
Pittsburgh allows 225.5 passing yards per game, ranking 70th in D-1, and they allow 23 points per contest on defense, which ranks 61st. They give up 20 completions on 33.5 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 59.7. The Panthers allow 63.5 rushing yards per game on 32 carries for an average of 2 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 10th in the country. Pittsburgh allows 289 total yards per game including 4.4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 30th in terms of yards per game. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.5 penalties for 45 yards per game, ranking them 34th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma State averages 44 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 26th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 26.5 passes per game on 40 attempts for a 66.3 percent completion percentage. They throw for 269 yards through the air per game, ranking them 41st in Division 1. The Cowboys run for an average of 96 yards per game on 31.5 attempts for an average of 3 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 117th on the ground. They also run 71.5 plays per game and average 5.1 yards per play for a total of 365 yards per game, ranking them 88th in the country on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 23 first downs per game, which ranks 48th in the nation. They average 45 penalty yards per game via 4 penalties, ranking them 91st in college football.
Oklahoma State allows an average of 233.5 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 81st in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 18.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 44th in the nation. They give up 17 completions on 28 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.7 per game. The Cowboys allow 77 rushing yards per contest on 36 carries for a 2.1 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 19th in the country. Oklahoma State allows 310.5 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play, which ranks 37th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 5.5 penalties for 53.5 yards in each contest, ranking 62nd in the nation.
Pittsburgh Betting Trends
Pittsburgh is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Pittsburgh has an ATS record of 0-2-0 this season
Oklahoma State Betting Trends
Oklahoma State is 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma State has an ATS record of 1-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/11/16 DE Dewayne Hendrix Foot "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
09/11/16 DB Damar Hamlin Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
09/11/16 LB Elijah Zeise Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
09/11/16 WR Zach Challingsworth Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
08/31/16 WR Chris Wuestner Personal has left team
09/03/16 WR Marcell Ateman Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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