Oklahoma State at Texas College Football Picks & Predictions 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field
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Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field is the venue for the game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 6 point favorites. The total has been set at 65. The Longhorns are 5-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-4-0. The Cowboys are 4-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 4-2-0.
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Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-2-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-2-0 against the spread
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 5-1-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
10/15/17 OL Brad Lundblade Foot "?" Saturday vs. Texas
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
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
10/15/17 DL Andrew Fitzgerald Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/15/17 TE Garrett Gray Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/15/17 OL Garrett Thomas Knee "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/15/17 OL Jake McMillon Hand "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
10/15/17 RB Kyle Porter Chest "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma State
09/25/17 DL Chris Daniels Transferred has left the team
09/18/17 OL Connor Williams Knee out indefinitely
09/12/17 OL Patrick Hudson Knee out for season
08/24/17 DB Eric Cuffee Wrist out indefinitely
08/23/17 TE Andrew Beck Foot out for season
08/14/17 OL Elijah Rodriguez Ankle out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma State Cowboys have run for 1,236 yards as a unit, which ranks 37th in the nation. They've run 219 times, averaging 5.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 34 times for 301 yards so far this year, which has them 91st in the country in penalties. They are 3rd in Division 1 in points scored with 293. They have run 436 plays this year for 3,703 yards, which ranks them 4th in the nation in total offense. The Cowboys average 8.5 yards per play, which is 2nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 171 1st downs this season, ranking them 6th overall as an offensive unit. Mason Rudolph has completed 136 throws while attempting 204 passes for a completion percentage of 66.7%. He has passed for 2,368 yards this year. He averages 12.6 adjusted yards per throw and 11.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 191.
The Cowboys rush defense has given up 245 attempts for 899 yards this season, putting them in 54th place in the country against the run. They have had 32 penalties for 263 yards on defense this year. That places them 27th in Division 1. Oklahoma State is 51st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 146. They have given up a total of 2,235 yards on D, which is 50th in the nation. The Cowboys are 25th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opponent offenses have completed 119 throws on 212 attempts against the Oklahoma State Cowboys defense this season, ranking them 73rd and 82nd in the country. The Oklahoma State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,336 yards in the air, which is 57th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oklahoma State Cowboys have tried 13 field goals this year and made 9, which is 42nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 69%. Oklahoma State Cowboys kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 38 for 38 this season. Their punters have accumulated 433 yards on 10 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 37th in the NCAA in punting average. Oklahoma State is 85th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 28 punt return yards and average 3.5 yards per return, which is 112th in D-1. They have returned 15 kicks for 305 yards on special teams, which puts them 85th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and they are 4th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,036.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns are 47th in Division 1 in points scored with 202. They have run 496 plays this season for 2,744 yards, which ranks them 34th in the nation in total offense. The Texas Longhorns average 5.5 yards per play, which is 81st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 149 1st downs this year, placing them 29th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 1,014 yards as a team, which ranks 68th in the country. They've run 256 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 45 times for 397 yards so far this season, which has them 37th in the nation in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has thrown for 1,178 yards this season. He has completed 85 passes on 156 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 126.8. He averages 7.6 yards per pass attempt and 7.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas is 54th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 148. They have surrendered a total of 2,289 yards on D, which is 57th in Division 1. The Longhorns are ranked 91st in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opposing offenses have completed 111 passes on 195 attempts against the Texas defense this season, placing them 57th and 62nd in the country. The Texas Longhorns pass defense has also given up a total of 1,589 yards through the air, which is 94th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 196 attempts for 700 yards this year, putting them in 21st place in D-1 against the run. The Longhorns have committed 44 penalties for 342 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 68th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is ranked 73rd in the nation in punt returns with 9. They've accumulated 123 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 17th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 329 yards on special teams, ranking 73rd in kick return yardage. The Texas Longhorns average 21 yards per kick return and they are 47th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,196. The Longhorns have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 5, which is 97th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. Texas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,303 yards on 27 punts, averaging 48 yards per punt. That places them 2nd in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -6
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