Saturday, October 1, 2016
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Texas Longhorns take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Boone Pickens Stadium. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 3 point favorites. This season the Longhorns are 2-1-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
Shane Buechele finished with 196 yards through the air for Texas last week. He completed 19 passes out of 33 attempts for a 58% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led in rushing by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 157 yards on 21 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Armanti Foreman was the team leader in receiving with a total of 72 yards and 4 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 18 yards per reception. As a team in that game Texas got a total of 34 first downs. Of those first downs, 19 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 90 total plays for 568 yards for the game. The Longhorns ran for 307 yards on 51 attempts.
Mason Rudolph finished with 279 yards passing for Oklahoma State last week. He went 27 for 45, resulting in a 60% completion percentage. The Cowboys were led on the ground by Justice Hill, who finished with 122 yards on 20 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. James Washington led the team in receiving with 89 yards and 6 catches. He finished the game with an average of 15 yards per reception. Oklahoma State had 30 first downs total. 12 came from running the ball and 15 came from a pass. They ran 101 total plays for 492 yards for the contest. The Cowboys ran for 213 yards on 55 carries as a team.
Texas scores 44.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 13th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 20.7 passes on 31.3 attempts for a 66 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 262 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 44th in college football. The Longhorns run for an average of 238.3 yards per game on 52.3 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry. That ranks them 23rd in the nation. They also run 83.7 plays per contest and average 6 yards per play for an average of 500.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 22nd overall this season. The Longhorns average 27.7 first downs per game which ranks them 9th in the country. They accumulate 89.7 penalty yards per game via 9.3 penalties, which ranks 7th in the nation.
Texas allows 235.7 passing yards per game, ranking 74th in D-1, and they allow 34.7 points per contest on defense, which ranks 107th. They give up 19.3 completions on 30.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 63.7. The Longhorns allow 150.7 rushing yards per game on 42 carries for an average of 3.6 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 61st in the country. Texas allows 386.3 total yards per game including 5.3 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 67th in terms of yards per game. They force 0.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 7.3 penalties for 71 yards per game, ranking them 116th among D-1 teams.
Oklahoma State averages 39.3 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 36th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 26.5 passes per game on 43 attempts for a 61.6 percent completion percentage. They throw for 339.3 yards through the air per game, ranking them 11th in Division 1. The Cowboys run for an average of 127.3 yards per game on 37.3 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 108th on the ground. They also run 80.3 plays per game and average 5.8 yards per play for a total of 466.5 yards per game, ranking them 41st in the country on offense. The Cowboys get an average of 25.3 first downs per game, which ranks 23rd in the nation. They average 44.3 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties, ranking them 99th in college football.
Oklahoma State allows an average of 272.8 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 107th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 27.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 75th in the nation. They give up 16.5 completions on 28.5 attempts for a completion percentage of 57.9 per game. The Cowboys allow 148.5 rushing yards per contest on 40.5 carries for a 3.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 59th in the country. Oklahoma State allows 421.3 total yards per game for an average of 6.1 yards per play, which ranks 88th in D-1. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and 6.5 penalties for 62.5 yards in each contest, ranking 91st in the nation.
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 2-1-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Oklahoma State Betting Trends
Oklahoma State is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Oklahoma State has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 G Kent Perkins Legal problems "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
09/25/16 QB Shane Buechele Chest injured last game, probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
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
09/25/16 DE Jordan Brailford Leg "?" Saturday vs. Texas
09/22/16 RB Chris Carson Hand out indefinitely
09/03/16 WR Marcell Ateman Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma State
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