Oklahoma at Baylor College Football Picks & Predictions 9/23/2017
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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The Baylor Bears host the Oklahoma Sooners at McLane Stadium on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 27.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 64. The Bears have an over/under record of 1-2-0 and they are 0-3-0 against the spread. The Sooners have an ATS record of 3-0-0 while their over/under record is 2-1-0.
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Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 3-0-0 against the spread
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 0-3-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
09/17/17 OL Cody Ford Leg "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/17/17 DT Matt Romar Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/17/17 S Robert Barnes Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/17/17 DB Will Johnson Head "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/05/17 CB Jordan Parker Knee out for season
08/16/17 C Alex Dalton Knee out for season
08/05/17 WR Nick Basquine Achilles out for season
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
09/18/17 OL Ishmael Wilson Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/17/17 QB Anu Solomon Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/17/17 TE Ishmail Wainright Illness "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/17/17 TE Jordan Feurbacher Hand "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/17/17 DE K.J. Smith Shin "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/17/17 S Taion Sells Suspension Served probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/17/17 RB Terence Williams Shoulder probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma
09/09/17 RB JaMycal Hasty Knee expected to miss 4-5 weeks
08/28/17 CB Grayland Arnold Arm out indefinitely
08/28/17 DB Travon Blanchard Transferred out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma Sooners have run for 481 yards as a team, which ranks 71st in college football. They've run 107 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 12 times for 123 yards so far this season, which has them 108th in the country in penalties. They are 7th in the nation in points scored with 143. They have run 208 plays this season for 1,797 yards, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Sooners average 8.6 yards per play, which is 3rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 86 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. Baker Mayfield averages 12.8 yards per pass attempt and 15.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 63 passes on 82 attempts for a completion percentage of 76.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 224.2. He has thrown for 1,046 yards this season.
The Sooners rush defense has allowed 117 attempts for 477 yards this year, putting them in 89th place in D-1 against the run. Oklahoma has committed 16 penalties for 157 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 69th in college football. They are 19th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 37. They have surrendered a total of 808 yards on D, which is 29th in the country. The Sooners are ranked 18th in yards per play allowed with 4.2. Opposing offenses have completed 41 passes on 74 attempts against the Oklahoma Sooners defense this season, placing them 35th and 32nd in Division 1. The Oklahoma pass defense has also given up a total of 331 yards through the air, which is 14th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oklahoma Sooners have attempted 2 field goals this season and made 1, which is 115th in D-1. Oklahoma Sooners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 19 for 19 this year. Their punters have totaled 150 yards on 4 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 116th in Division 1 in punting average. Oklahoma is ranked 86th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 26 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 65th in college football. They have returned 6 kicks for 120 yards on special teams, ranking 90th in kick return yardage. The Sooners average 20 yards per kick return and they are 7th in the country in all-purpose yards with 1,943.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bears are 85th in the country in points scored with 75. They have run 183 plays this year for 1,167 yards, which ranks them 62nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Baylor Bears average 6.4 yards per play, which is 35th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 45 1st downs this season, ranking them 107th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Baylor has run for 489 yards as a unit, which ranks 67th in college football. They've run 92 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. Baylor has been penalized on offense 28 times for 259 yards so far this year, which has them 9th in the country in penalties. Anu Solomon has passed for 399 yards this year. He's completed 24 throws while attempting 55 passes for a completion percentage of 43.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 121.3. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.3 yards per pass attempt.
Baylor is 103rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 99. They have given up a total of 1,446 yards on D, which is 114th in D-1. The Bears are 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opponent offenses have completed 79 throws on 115 attempts against the Baylor defense this season, ranking them 123rd and 110th in the nation. The Baylor Bears pass defense has also surrendered a total of 786 yards in the air, which is 96th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 137 attempts for 660 yards this season, putting them in 113th place in the country against the run. The Bears have had 23 penalties for 224 yards on defense this year. That places them 116th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Baylor has returned 6 kicks for 97 yards on special teams, which puts them 105th in kick return yardage. The Baylor Bears average 16 yards per kick return and they are 88th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,265. The Bears have tried 2 field goals this year and made 2, which is 72nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Baylor kickers have made 90% of their extra points, going 9 for 10 this season. Their punters have accumulated 777 yards on 17 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 20th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Bears college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears +27.5
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