Saturday, September 10, 2016
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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Ohio Stadium. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 29 point favorites and the over/under was set at 72. This season the Golden Hurricane are 1-0-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-1-0. The Buckeyes have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Dane Evans finished with 198 yards through the air for Tulsa last week. He completed 12 passes out of 23 attempts for a 52% completion percentage. The Golden Hurricane were led in rushing by D'Angelo Brewer, who finished with 164 yards on 22 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Keevan Lucas was the team leader in receiving with a total of 112 yards and 6 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 19 yards per reception. As a team in that game Tulsa got a total of 28 first downs by way of 19 rushing, 9 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 83 total plays for 512 yards for the game. The Golden Hurricane ran for 305 yards on 58 attempts.
J.T. Barrett finished with 349 yards through the air for Ohio State last week. He completed 21 passes out of 31 attempts for a 68% completion percentage. The Buckeyes were led in rushing by Mike Weber, who finished with 136 yards on 19 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Curtis Samuel was the team leader in receiving with a total of 177 yards and 9 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 20 yards per reception. Ohio State got a total of 41 first downs by way of 25 rushing, 14 passing, and 2 by penalty. They ran 94 total plays for 776 yards for the game. The Buckeyes ran for 359 yards on 55 attempts.
Tulsa scores 45 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 39th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 13 passes on 25 attempts for a 52 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 207 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 74th in college football. The Golden Hurricane run for an average of 305 yards per game on 58 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 15th in the nation. They also run 83 plays per contest and average 6.2 yards per play for an average of 512 yards per game, ranking their offense 38th overall this season. The Golden Hurricane average 28 first downs per game which ranks them 19th in the country. They accumulate 25 penalty yards per game via 2 penalties, which ranks 117th in the nation.
Tulsa allows 234 passing yards per game, ranking 81st in D-1, and they allow 10 points per contest on defense, which ranks 29th. They give up 16 completions on 29 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 55.2. The Golden Hurricane allow 53 rushing yards per game on 32 carries for an average of 1.7 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 14th in the country. Tulsa allows 287 total yards per game including 4.7 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 45th in terms of yards per game. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4 penalties for 30 yards per game, ranking them 23rd among D-1 teams.
Ohio State averages 77 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 1st in the country. In the passing department, they complete 27 passes per game on 39 attempts for a 69.2 percent completion percentage. They throw for 417 yards through the air per game, ranking them 12th in Division 1. The Buckeyes run for an average of 359 yards per game on 55 attempts for an average of 6.5 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 8th on the ground. They also run 94 plays per game and average 8.3 yards per play for a total of 776 yards per game, ranking them 1st in the country on offense. The Buckeyes get an average of 41 first downs per game, which ranks 1st in the nation. They average 66 penalty yards per game via 9 penalties, ranking them 38th in college football.
Ohio State allows an average of 175 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 54th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 10 points per contest, which has them ranked 26th in the nation. They give up 21 completions on 44 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.7 per game. The Buckeyes allow 69 rushing yards per contest on 28 carries for a 2.5 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 21st in the country. Ohio State allows 244 total yards per game for an average of 3.4 yards per play, which ranks 28th in D-1. They force 3 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 45 yards in each contest, ranking 51st in the nation.
Tulsa Betting Trends
Tulsa is 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Tulsa has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Ohio State Betting Trends
Ohio State is 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
Ohio State has an ATS record of 1-0-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
08/27/16 DE Jake Hanks Knee out for season
09/05/16 DL Tracy Sprinkle Leg out for season
09/04/16 WR Alex Stump Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/04/16 OL Kevin Feder Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/04/16 OL Malcom Pridgeon Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/04/16 PK Sean Nuernberger Groin "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
08/31/16 DB Cam Burrows Foot out for season
08/29/16 QB Torrence Gibson Suspension out for season
08/19/16 DL Darius Slade Achilles out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Tulsa
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