Oklahoma at Kansas College Football Picks & Predictions 11/18/2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium
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The Kansas Jayhawks host the Oklahoma Sooners at Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2017. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 34.5 point favorites. The Jayhawks have an over/under record of 6-4-0 and they are 3-7-0 against the spread. The Sooners have an ATS record of 6-4-0 while their over/under record is 6-4-0.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Kansas Jayhawks are 3-7-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
11/12/17 CB Jordan Thomas Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
11/12/17 S Kahlil Haughton Leg is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
11/12/17 DT Matthew Romar Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Kansas
10/02/17 LB Curtis Bolton Ankle out for season
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 Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
11/12/17 LB Denzel Feaster Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
11/12/17 DE Josh Ehambe Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
11/12/17 S Mike Lee Head is "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
11/12/17 CB Shakial Taylor Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Oklahoma
11/12/17 WR Tyler Patrick Leg is out indefinitely
10/25/17 CB Derrick Neal Personal is out indefinitely
09/20/17 DT Isi Holani Knee out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma Sooners have run for 2,119 yards as a team, which ranks 28th in college football. They've run 387 times, averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 61 times for 609 yards so far this season, which has them 63rd in the country in penalties. They are 3rd in the nation in points scored with 443. They have run 707 plays this season for 6,007 yards, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 in total offense. The Sooners average 8.5 yards per play, which is 1st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 264 1st downs this year, placing them 7th overall as an offensive unit. Baker Mayfield averages 11.9 yards per pass attempt and 13.2 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 213 passes on 299 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 202.1. He has thrown for 3,559 yards this season.
The Sooners rush defense has allowed 365 attempts for 1,508 yards this year, putting them in 54th place in D-1 against the run. Oklahoma has committed 50 penalties for 424 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 26th in college football. They are 71st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 274. They have surrendered a total of 4,142 yards on D, which is 85th in the country. The Sooners are ranked 97th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 191 passes on 325 attempts against the Oklahoma Sooners defense this season, placing them 80th and 90th in Division 1. The Oklahoma pass defense has also given up a total of 2,634 yards through the air, which is 108th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oklahoma Sooners have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 10, which is 76th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Oklahoma Sooners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 56 for 56 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,126 yards on 26 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 31st in Division 1 in punting average. Oklahoma is ranked 88th in the nation in punt returns with 12. They've accumulated 69 punt return yards and average 5.8 yards per return, which is 87th in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 614 yards on special teams, ranking 57th in kick return yardage. The Sooners average 19 yards per kick return and they are 1st in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,690.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Jayhawks are 113th in the country in points scored with 204. They have run 728 plays this year for 3,552 yards, which ranks them 55th in Division 1 in total offense. The Kansas Jayhawks average 4.9 yards per play, which is 116th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 173 1st downs this season, ranking them 113th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas has run for 1,130 yards as a unit, which ranks 114th in college football. They've run 334 times, averaging 3.4 yards per rush as a unit. Kansas has been penalized on offense 58 times for 474 yards so far this year, which has them 76th in the country in penalties. Peyton Bender has passed for 1,437 yards this year. He's completed 131 throws while attempting 240 passes for a completion percentage of 54.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 108.4. He averages 5 adjusted yards per throw and 6 yards per pass attempt.
Kansas is 127th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 422. They have given up a total of 4,501 yards on D, which is 110th in D-1. The Jayhawks are 106th in yards per play allowed with 6.3. Opponent offenses have completed 210 throws on 304 attempts against the Kansas defense this season, ranking them 109th and 55th in the nation. The Kansas Jayhawks pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,755 yards in the air, which is 118th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 411 attempts for 1,746 yards this season, putting them in 77th place in the country against the run. The Jayhawks have had 60 penalties for 523 yards on defense this year. That places them 62nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas is 97th in the country in punt returns with 11. They've totaled 44 punt return yards and average 4 yards per return, which is 114th in D-1. They have returned 38 kicks for 805 yards on special teams, which puts them 14th in kick return yardage. The Kansas Jayhawks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 95th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,401. The Jayhawks have tried 17 field goals this year and made 15, which is 24th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Kansas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 21 for 21 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,697 yards on 67 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 94th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Jayhawks college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Jayhawks +34.5
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