Iowa State at Oklahoma State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Boone Pickens Stadium
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Boone Pickens Stadium is the venue for the game between the Iowa State Cyclones and the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 10 point favorites. The Cowboys are 3-2-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 3-2-0. The Cyclones are 2-2-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-3-0.
Valuable Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The Iowa State Cyclones are 2-2-0 against the spread
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-2-0 against the spread
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
09/26/18 QB Kyle Kempt Knee is out indefinitely
09/17/18 LB Bobby McMillen III ACL is out for season
08/24/18 DB Dallas Taylor-Cortez Suspension is out indefinitely
08/24/18 DB Jaeveyon Morton Suspension is out indefinitely
08/24/18 WR Joseph Scates Suspension is out indefinitely
08/24/18 WR Tayvonn Kyle Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
09/30/18 LB Calvin Bundage Calf is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
09/30/18 WR Dillon Stoner Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
09/29/18 DT Darrion Daniels Undisclosed is out for season
09/26/18 WR Tracin Wallace Knee is out for season
09/24/18 WR Jalen McCleskey Transferred has left team
08/26/18 WR Patrick McKaufman ACL is out for season
08/07/18 LB Patrick Macon Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Iowa State Cyclones have run for 357 yards as a unit, which ranks 127th in the nation. They've run 117 times, averaging 3.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Cyclones have been penalized on offense 17 times for 165 yards so far this year, which has them 122nd in the country in penalties. They are 128th in Division 1 in points scored with 70. They have run 246 plays this year for 1,198 yards, which ranks them 100th in the nation in total offense. The Cyclones average 4.9 yards per play, which is 111th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 68 1st downs this season, ranking them 126th overall as an offensive unit. Zeb Noland has completed 69 throws while attempting 108 passes for a completion percentage of 63.9%. He has passed for 715 yards this year. He averages 6.9 adjusted yards per throw and 6.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 129.9.
The Cyclones rush defense has given up 152 attempts for 484 yards this season, putting them in 18th place in the country against the run. They have had 22 penalties for 215 yards on defense this year. That places them 32nd in Division 1. Iowa State is 25th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 80. They have given up a total of 1,333 yards on D, which is 17th in the nation. The Cyclones are 40th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 70 throws on 114 attempts against the Iowa State Cyclones defense this season, ranking them 28th and 16th in the country. The Iowa State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 849 yards in the air, which is 37th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Iowa State Cyclones have tried 7 field goals this year and made 7, which is 26th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 100%. Iowa State Cyclones kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 7 for 7 this season. Their punters have accumulated 755 yards on 20 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 113th in the NCAA in punting average. Iowa State is 113th in the country in punt returns with 3. They've totaled 41 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 34th in D-1. They have returned 6 kicks for 172 yards on special teams, which puts them 84th in kick return yardage. The Cyclones average 29 yards per kick return and they are 127th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,411.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys are 10th in Division 1 in points scored with 222. They have run 371 plays this season for 2,725 yards, which ranks them 13th in the nation in total offense. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 7.3 yards per play, which is 7th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 127 1st downs this year, placing them 12th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma State has run for 1,160 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the country. They've run 207 times, averaging 5.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 36 times for 357 yards so far this season, which has them 31st in the nation in penalties. Taylor Cornelius has thrown for 1,536 yards this season. He has completed 97 passes on 158 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 161.8. He averages 9.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Oklahoma State is 65th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 120. They have surrendered a total of 1,877 yards on D, which is 79th in Division 1. The Cowboys are ranked 44th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 126 passes on 196 attempts against the Oklahoma State defense this season, placing them 128th and 126th in the country. The Oklahoma State Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 1,310 yards through the air, which is 111th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 183 attempts for 567 yards this year, putting them in 38th place in D-1 against the run. The Cowboys have committed 31 penalties for 257 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 64th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma State is ranked 24th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 92 punt return yards and average 8.4 yards per return, which is 74th in college football. They have returned 8 kicks for 163 yards on special teams, ranking 92nd in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and they are 12th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,980. The Cowboys have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 9, which is 9th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 90%. Oklahoma State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 27 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 820 yards on 18 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That places them 13th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Cyclones/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys -10
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