Oklahoma at Ohio State College Football Picks & Predictions 9/9/2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Ohio Stadium to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has Ohio State as 9 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 64. The Sooners have an ATS record of 1-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0. The Buckeyes have an over/under record of 1-0-0 and they are 1-0-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 1-0-0 against the spread
Important Ohio State Buckeyes Betting Trends
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-0-0 against the over/under
The Ohio State Buckeyes are 1-0-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
09/04/17 CB Jordan Parker Knee injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
09/03/17 DT Du'Vonta Lampkin Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Ohio State
08/16/17 C Alex Dalton Knee out for season
08/05/17 WR Nick Basquine Achilles out for season
Key Ohio State Buckeyes Injuries
09/03/17 S Eric Glover-Williams Dismissed has been dismissed
09/03/17 RB Mike Weber Hamstring missed last game, probable Saturday vs. Oklahoma
08/23/17 QB Joe Burrow Hand out indefinitely
08/07/17 DT Michael Hill Suspension out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma Sooners are 22nd in Division 1 in points scored with 56. They have run 74 plays this season for 676 yards, which ranks them 6th in the nation in total offense. The Sooners average 9.1 yards per play, which is 6th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 35 1st downs this year, placing them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma has run for 180 yards as a team, which ranks 58th in the country. They've run 38 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 5 times for 60 yards so far this season, which has them 81st in the nation in penalties. Baker Mayfield has thrown for 329 yards this season. He has completed 19 passes on 20 attempts for a completion percentage of 95%. His quarterback rating this year is 282.7. He averages 16.5 yards per pass attempt and 19.5 adjusted yards per throw.
Oklahoma is 25th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 7. They have surrendered a total of 167 yards on D, which is 16th in Division 1. The Sooners are ranked 24th in yards per play allowed with 3.5. Opposing offenses have completed 16 passes on 27 attempts against the Oklahoma Sooners defense this season, placing them 50th and 39th in the country. The Oklahoma pass defense has also given up a total of 94 yards through the air, which is 19th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 21 attempts for 73 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in D-1 against the run. The Sooners have committed 5 penalties for 50 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 59th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma is ranked 15th in the nation in punt returns with 4. They've accumulated 26 punt return yards and average 6.5 yards per return, which is 54th in college football. The Sooners average 23 yards per kick return and they are 12th in the country in all-purpose yards with 725. Oklahoma Sooners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 8 for 8 this year.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Buckeyes have run for 292 yards as a team, which ranks 22nd in the nation. They've run 51 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Buckeyes have been penalized on offense 5 times for 50 yards so far this year, which has them 80th in the country in penalties. They are 35th in Division 1 in points scored with 49. They have run 86 plays this year for 596 yards, which ranks them 35th in the nation in total offense. The Ohio State Buckeyes average 6.9 yards per play, which is 32nd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 26 1st downs this season, ranking them 38th overall as an offensive unit. J.T. Barrett has completed 20 throws while attempting 35 passes for a completion percentage of 57.1%. He has passed for 304 yards this year. He averages 10.4 adjusted yards per throw and 8.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 158.4.
The Ohio State Buckeyes rush defense has given up 27 attempts for 17 yards this season, putting them in 9th place in the country against the run. They have had 5 penalties for 33 yards on defense this year. That places them 30th in Division 1. Ohio State is 61st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 21. They have given up a total of 437 yards on D, which is 86th in the nation. The Buckeyes are 52nd in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 42 throws on 68 attempts against the Ohio State defense this season, ranking them 121st and 125th in the country. The Ohio State Buckeyes pass defense has also surrendered a total of 420 yards in the air, which is 119th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Ohio State kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 5 for 5 this season. Their punters have accumulated 272 yards on 6 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 32nd in the NCAA in punting average. Ohio State is 50th in the country in punt returns with 2. They've totaled 7 punt return yards and average 3.5 yards per return, which is 71st in D-1. They have returned 2 kicks for 50 yards on special teams, which puts them 66th in kick return yardage. The Buckeyes average 25 yards per kick return and they are 27th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 653.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Buckeyes college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sooners +9
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