Baylor at Oklahoma State College Football Picks & Predictions 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Baylor Bears head to Boone Pickens Stadium to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 22 point favorites. The total has been set at 72. The Bears are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 2-3-0. The Cowboys are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-2-0.
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Valuable Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
10/08/17 QB Anu Solomon Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/08/17 LB Clay Johnston Hand probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/08/17 RB JaMycal Hasty Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/08/17 CB Jordan Tolbert Shoulder "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/08/17 DE K.J. Smith Shin "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/08/17 RB Terence Williams Disciplinary "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/04/17 OL Ishmael Wilson Left Team out for season
10/04/17 TE Ishmail Wainright Illness out indefinitely
10/04/17 CB Jourdan Blake Left Team out for season
10/02/17 PK Drew Galitz Knee out for season
09/26/17 WR Chris Platt Knee out for season
09/25/17 DE Xavier Jones Leg out indefinitely
08/28/17 DB Travon Blanchard Transferred out for season
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
10/08/17 OL Brad Lundblade Foot injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/24/17 OL Larry Williams Leg out for season
09/17/17 CB Madre Harper Dismissed out for season
09/12/17 LB Brendan Vaughn Dismissed out for season
09/10/17 LB Kevin Henry Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Baylor Bears are 90th in the country in points scored with 136. They have run 339 plays this year for 2,065 yards, which ranks them 42nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Bears average 6.1 yards per play, which is 48th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 85 1st downs this season, ranking them 116th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baylor has run for 633 yards as a unit, which ranks 108th in college football. They've run 154 times, averaging 4.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Bears have been penalized on offense 44 times for 348 yards so far this year, which has them 16th in the country in penalties. Zach Smith has passed for 1,033 yards this year. He's completed 72 throws while attempting 130 passes for a completion percentage of 55.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 134.7. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 7.9 yards per pass attempt.
Baylor is 100th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 181. They have given up a total of 2,363 yards on D, which is 90th in D-1. The Bears are 113th in yards per play allowed with 6.4. Opponent offenses have completed 99 throws on 151 attempts against the Baylor Bears defense this season, ranking them 59th and 28th in the nation. The Baylor pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,188 yards in the air, which is 66th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 220 attempts for 1,175 yards this season, putting them in 110th place in the country against the run. The Bears have had 39 penalties for 374 yards on defense this year. That places them 104th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Baylor is 114th in the country in punt returns with 4. They've totaled 51 punt return yards and average 12.8 yards per return, which is 20th in D-1. They have returned 11 kicks for 153 yards on special teams, which puts them 122nd in kick return yardage. The Bears average 14 yards per kick return and they are 99th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,269. The Baylor Bears have tried 10 field goals this year and made 8, which is 30th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Baylor Bears kickers have made 93% of their extra points, going 14 for 15 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,076 yards on 24 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 17th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys have run for 960 yards as a team, which ranks 51st in college football. They've run 181 times, averaging 5.3 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have been penalized on offense 29 times for 261 yards so far this season, which has them 89th in the country in penalties. They are 10th in the nation in points scored with 234. They have run 365 plays this season for 2,956 yards, which ranks them 5th in Division 1 in total offense. Oklahoma State averages 8.1 yards per play, which is 2nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 139 1st downs this year, placing them 16th overall as an offensive unit. Mason Rudolph averages 11 yards per pass attempt and 11.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 117 passes on 173 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.6%. His quarterback rating this year is 186.2. He has thrown for 1,909 yards this season.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys rush defense has allowed 199 attempts for 680 yards this year, putting them in 42nd place in D-1 against the run. Oklahoma State has committed 27 penalties for 224 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in college football. They are 56th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 130. They have surrendered a total of 1,848 yards on D, which is 46th in the country. The Cowboys are ranked 29th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 105 passes on 176 attempts against the Oklahoma State defense this season, placing them 70th and 65th in Division 1. The Oklahoma State Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 1,168 yards through the air, which is 60th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oklahoma State Cowboys have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 8, which is 33rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Oklahoma State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 30 for 30 this year. Their punters have totaled 379 yards on 9 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 60th in Division 1 in punting average. Oklahoma State is ranked 98th in the nation in punt returns with 6. They've accumulated 28 punt return yards and average 4.7 yards per return, which is 89th in college football. They have returned 12 kicks for 243 yards on special teams, ranking 88th in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and they are 14th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,227.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -22
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