Saturday, October 8, 2016
Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Texas Longhorns take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 6.5 point favorites. This season the Longhorns are 2-2-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-1-0. The Sooners have an over/under record of 3-1-0 and they are 1-3-0 against the spread.
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Shane Buechele finished with 239 yards through the air for Texas last week. He completed 21 passes out of 33 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led in rushing by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 148 yards on 17 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 9 yards per carry. Dorian Leonard was the team leader in receiving with a total of 55 yards and 2 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 28 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas got a total of 26 first downs. Of those first downs, 16 came on the ground while 8 came through the air. They ran 83 total plays for 568 yards for the game. The Longhorns ran for 329 yards on 50 attempts.
Baker Mayfield finished with 274 yards passing for Oklahoma last week. He went 23 for 30, resulting in a 77% completion percentage. The Sooners were led on the ground by Joe Mixon, who finished with 105 yards on 16 carries. He ended the game with an average of 7 yards per rush. Dede Westbrook led the team in receiving with 158 yards and 7 catches. He finished the game with an average of 23 yards per reception. Oklahoma had 23 first downs total. 10 came from running the ball and 11 came from a pass. They ran 78 total plays for 534 yards for the contest. The Sooners ran for 260 yards on 48 carries as a team.
Texas scores 41.3 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 23rd in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.8 passes on 31.8 attempts for a 65.4 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 256.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 50th in college football. The Longhorns run for an average of 261 yards per game on 51.8 attempts for an average of 5 yards per carry. That ranks them 12th in the nation. They also run 83.5 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 517.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 15th overall this season. The Longhorns average 27.5 first downs per game which ranks them 5th in the country. They accumulate 77 penalty yards per game via 8.3 penalties, which ranks 14th in the nation.
Texas allows 274.8 passing yards per game, ranking 105th in D-1, and they allow 38.3 points per contest on defense, which ranks 116th. They give up 19.3 completions on 29.8 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 64.7. The Longhorns allow 153.8 rushing yards per game on 42.3 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 61st in the country. Texas allows 428.5 total yards per game including 6 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 88th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 70.8 yards per game, ranking them 114th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma averages 39.5 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 31st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 22.5 passes per game on 32.8 attempts for a 68.7 percent completion percentage. They throw for 293.8 yards through the air per game, ranking them 30th in Division 1. The Sooners run for an average of 199 yards per game on 38.8 attempts for an average of 5.1 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 47th on the ground. They also run 71.5 plays per game and average 6.9 yards per play for a total of 492.8 yards per game, ranking them 25th in the country on offense. The Sooners get an average of 22.3 first downs per game, which ranks 54th in the nation. They average 44.5 penalty yards per game via 4.5 penalties, ranking them 107th in college football.
Oklahoma allows an average of 298.5 passing yards per game, which ranks 116th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 35.3 points per contest, which has them ranked 104th in the nation. They give up 21.5 completions on 35.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.6 per game. The Sooners allow 130.8 rushing yards per contest on 36.5 carries for a 3.6 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 41st in the country. Oklahoma allows 429.3 total yards per game for an average of 6 yards per play, which ranks 89th in D-1. They force 0.8 turnovers per contest and 7.8 penalties for 62.5 yards in each contest, ranking 96th in the nation.
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Oklahoma Betting Trends
Oklahoma is 3-1-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/02/16 WR Kai Locksley Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
10/02/16 G Kent Perkins Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma
10/01/16 RB Chris Warren III Knee injured last game, "?"
10/01/16 RB D'Onta Foreman Ribs injured last game, "?"
09/15/16 RB Kirk Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/01/16 OL Buck Major Finger out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR Lorenzo Joe Hamstring out indefinitely
10/02/16 DE Matt Dimon Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/02/16 LB Tay Evans Head "?" Saturday vs. Texas
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
Guy's Pick: Take Texas
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