Army at Oklahoma College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Army Black Knights head to Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to play the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 31.5 point favorites. The Black Knights are 1-1-1 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Sooners are 1-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-0-0.
Valuable Army Black Knights Betting Trends
The Army Black Knights are 1-2-0 against the over/under
The Army Black Knights are 1-1-1 against the spread
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 1-2-0 against the spread
Key Army Black Knights Injuries
08/04/18 DL Amadeo West Achilles is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
09/16/18 RB Marcelias Sutton Leg is questionable Saturday vs Army
09/09/18 DT Marquise Overton Appendectomy is out indefinitely
09/09/18 RB Rodney Anderson Knee is out for season
09/02/18 DE Addison Gumbs Knee is out for season
08/05/18 S Chanse Sylvie Achilles is out for season
06/25/18 DL Michael Thompson Knee is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Army Black Knights are 81st in the country in points scored with 80. They have run 226 plays this year for 1,340 yards, which ranks them 119th in Division 1 in total offense. The Black Knights average 5.9 yards per play, which is 62nd in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 66 1st downs this season, ranking them 51st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Army has run for 920 yards as a unit, which ranks 6th in college football. They've run 187 times, averaging 4.9 yards per rush as a unit. The Black Knights have been penalized on offense 19 times for 239 yards so far this year, which has them 60th in the country in penalties. Kelvin Hopkins Jr. has passed for 420 yards this year. He's completed 18 throws while attempting 38 passes for a completion percentage of 47.4%. His quarterback rating this season is 157.6. He averages 12.1 adjusted yards per throw and 11.1 yards per pass attempt.
Army is 66th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 69. They have given up a total of 1,160 yards on D, which is 85th in D-1. The Black Knights are 122nd in yards per play allowed with 7.4. Opponent offenses have completed 52 throws on 86 attempts against the Army Black Knights defense this season, ranking them 59th and 49th in the nation. The Army pass defense has also surrendered a total of 825 yards in the air, which is 104th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 71 attempts for 335 yards this season, putting them in 38th place in the country against the run. The Black Knights have had 15 penalties for 87 yards on defense this year. That places them 10th in college football.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sooners have run for 666 yards as a team, which ranks 32nd in college football. They've run 113 times, averaging 5.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Oklahoma Sooners have been penalized on offense 17 times for 170 yards so far this season, which has them 82nd in the country in penalties. They are 11th in the nation in points scored with 149. They have run 200 plays this season for 1,654 yards, which ranks them 12th in Division 1 in total offense. Oklahoma averages 8.3 yards per play, which is 4th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 77 1st downs this year, placing them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Kyler Murray averages 11.8 yards per pass attempt and 13.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 49 passes on 73 attempts for a completion percentage of 67.1%. His quarterback rating this year is 199.9. He has thrown for 863 yards this season.
The Oklahoma Sooners rush defense has allowed 121 attempts for 348 yards this year, putting them in 42nd place in D-1 against the run. Oklahoma has committed 16 penalties for 160 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 66th in college football. They are 55th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 62. They have surrendered a total of 1,154 yards on D, which is 82nd in the country. The Sooners are ranked 66th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opposing offenses have completed 59 passes on 94 attempts against the Oklahoma defense this season, placing them 88th and 68th in Division 1. The Oklahoma Sooners pass defense has also given up a total of 806 yards through the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Black Knights/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Sooners -31.5
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