West Virginia at Oklahoma College Football Picks & Predictions 11/25/2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The West Virginia Mountaineers head to Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, November 25, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 21 point favorites. The Mountaineers are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-3-1. The Sooners are 6-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-4-0.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-3-1 against the over/under
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-4-0 against the spread
Important 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
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/12/17 OL Jacob Buccigrossi ACL is "?" Saturday vs. Texas
11/12/17 K Mike Molina Hip is "?" Saturday vs. Texas
11/12/17 S Toyous Avery Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Texas
11/12/17 LB Xavier Preston Undisclosed is "?" Saturday vs. Texas
09/25/17 LB Brendan Ferns Shoulder out indefinitely
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 20th in the country in points scored with 404. They have run 820 plays this year for 5,440 yards, which ranks them 4th in Division 1 in total offense. The Mountaineers average 6.6 yards per play, which is 19th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 272 1st downs this season, ranking them 9th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground West Virginia has run for 1,679 yards as a unit, which ranks 76th in college football. They've run 389 times, averaging 4.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 68 times for 686 yards so far this year, which has them 59th in the country in penalties. Chris Chugunov has passed for 270 yards this year. He's completed 24 throws while attempting 42 passes for a completion percentage of 57.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 126.9. He averages 7.4 adjusted yards per throw and 6.4 yards per pass attempt.
West Virginia is 85th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 320. They have given up a total of 4,784 yards on D, which is 101st in D-1. The Mountaineers are 89th in yards per play allowed with 5.9. Opponent offenses have completed 206 throws on 359 attempts against the West Virginia Mountaineers defense this season, ranking them 79th and 97th in the nation. The West Virginia pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,640 yards in the air, which is 88th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 451 attempts for 2,144 yards this season, putting them in 98th place in the country against the run. The Mountaineers have had 79 penalties for 717 yards on defense this year. That places them 112th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
West Virginia is 22nd in the country in punt returns with 22. They've totaled 113 punt return yards and average 5.1 yards per return, which is 100th in D-1. They have returned 32 kicks for 779 yards on special teams, which puts them 33rd in kick return yardage. The Mountaineers average 24 yards per kick return and they are 9th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 6,332. The West Virginia Mountaineers have tried 12 field goals this year and made 8, which is 112th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. West Virginia Mountaineers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 52 for 52 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,412 yards on 61 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 107th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sooners have run for 2,276 yards as a team, which ranks 31st in college football. They've run 424 times, averaging 5.4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Oklahoma Sooners have been penalized on offense 69 times for 672 yards so far this season, which has them 53rd in the country in penalties. They are 3rd in the nation in points scored with 484. They have run 778 plays this season for 6,476 yards, which ranks them 2nd in Division 1 in total offense. Oklahoma averages 8.3 yards per play, which is 1st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 288 1st downs this year, placing them 6th overall as an offensive unit. Baker Mayfield averages 11.6 yards per pass attempt and 13 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 233 passes on 329 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 199.3. He has thrown for 3,816 yards this season.
The Oklahoma Sooners rush defense has allowed 392 attempts for 1,540 yards this year, putting them in 41st place in D-1 against the run. Oklahoma has committed 55 penalties for 484 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 36th in college football. They are 52nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 277. They have surrendered a total of 4,297 yards on D, which is 66th in the country. The Sooners are ranked 72nd in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 210 passes on 359 attempts against the Oklahoma defense this season, placing them 84th and 96th in Division 1. The Oklahoma Sooners pass defense has also given up a total of 2,757 yards through the air, which is 103rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oklahoma Sooners have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 12, which is 64th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Oklahoma kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 61 for 61 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,414 yards on 33 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 39th in Division 1 in punting average. Oklahoma is ranked 66th in the nation in punt returns with 15. They've accumulated 89 punt return yards and average 5.9 yards per return, which is 89th in college football. They have returned 32 kicks for 614 yards on special teams, ranking 71st in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma Sooners average 19 yards per kick return and they are 1st in the country in all-purpose yards with 7,179.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mountaineers +21
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