Kansas at Oklahoma College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
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The Kansas Jayhawks travel to Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 35.5 point favorites. The Jayhawks have an ATS record of 5-5-0 while their over/under record is 4-6-0. The Sooners have an over/under record of 9-1-0 and they are 4-6-0 against the spread.
Valuable Kansas Jayhawks Betting Trends
The Kansas Jayhawks are 4-6-0 against the over/under
The Kansas Jayhawks are 5-5-0 against the spread
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 9-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-6-0 against the spread
Key Kansas Jayhawks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
11/11/18 OL Alex Dalton Undisclosed is out for season
11/11/18 DE Jalen Redmond Undisclosed is out for season
11/08/18 OL Jonathan Alvarez Undisclosed is out for season
11/02/18 RB Marcelias Sutton Leg is out for season
09/30/18 OL Ben Powers Undisclosed is out indefinitely
09/30/18 DL Kenneth Mann Undisclosed 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 Kansas Jayhawks are 105th in Division 1 in points scored with 229. They have run 683 plays this season for 3,390 yards, which ranks them 94th in the nation in total offense. The Jayhawks average 5 yards per play, which is 113th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 176 1st downs this year, placing them 112th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Kansas has run for 1,413 yards as a team, which ranks 93rd in the country. They've run 353 times, averaging 4 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Jayhawks have been penalized on offense 63 times for 518 yards so far this season, which has them 57th in the nation in penalties. Peyton Bender has thrown for 1,573 yards this season. He has completed 147 passes on 260 attempts for a completion percentage of 56.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 121.1. He averages 6.1 yards per pass attempt and 6.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Kansas is 77th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 281. They have surrendered a total of 4,159 yards on D, which is 87th in Division 1. The Jayhawks are ranked 92nd in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 197 passes on 301 attempts against the Kansas Jayhawks defense this season, placing them 92nd and 59th in the country. The Kansas pass defense has also given up a total of 2,535 yards through the air, which is 103rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 387 attempts for 1,624 yards this year, putting them in 70th place in D-1 against the run. The Jayhawks have committed 66 penalties for 604 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 91st in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Kansas is ranked 102nd in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 35 punt return yards and average 3.5 yards per return, which is 122nd in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 363 yards on special teams, ranking 90th in kick return yardage. The Jayhawks average 21 yards per kick return and they are 119th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,788. The Kansas Jayhawks have attempted 15 field goals this season and made 10, which is 63rd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Kansas Jayhawks kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,658 yards on 62 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 34th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sooners have run for 2,574 yards as a team, which ranks 8th in the nation. They've run 377 times, averaging 6.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 66 times for 655 yards so far this year, which has them 49th in the country in penalties. They are 2nd in Division 1 in points scored with 490. They have run 648 plays this year for 5,771 yards, which ranks them 8th in the nation in total offense. The Oklahoma Sooners average 8.9 yards per play, which is 1st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 258 1st downs this season, ranking them 6th overall as an offensive unit. Kyler Murray has completed 175 throws while attempting 247 passes for a completion percentage of 70.9%. He has passed for 3,038 yards this year. He averages 14 adjusted yards per throw and 12.3 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 212.9.
The Oklahoma Sooners rush defense has given up 397 attempts for 1,436 yards this season, putting them in 47th place in the country against the run. They have had 55 penalties for 488 yards on defense this year. That places them 31st in Division 1. Oklahoma is 84th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 298. They have given up a total of 4,160 yards on D, which is 88th in the nation. The Sooners are 60th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opponent offenses have completed 215 throws on 346 attempts against the Oklahoma defense this season, ranking them 117th and 102nd in the country. The Oklahoma Sooners pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,724 yards in the air, which is 115th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oklahoma Sooners have tried 13 field goals this year and made 11, which is 59th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 85%. Oklahoma kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 65 for 65 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,066 yards on 26 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 76th in the NCAA in punting average. Oklahoma is 76th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 204 punt return yards and average 14.6 yards per return, which is 17th in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 525 yards on special teams, which puts them 46th in kick return yardage. The Sooners average 24 yards per kick return and they are 1st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 6,500.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Jayhawks +35.5
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