Oklahoma State at Baylor College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys head to McLane Stadium to play the Baylor Bears on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma State as 3 point favorites. The Cowboys are 4-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3-0. The Bears are 2-5-1 against the spread and their over/under mark is 6-2-0.
Valuable Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 2-5-1 against the spread
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
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
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
10/25/18 QB Charlie Brewer Head is questionable
10/25/18 CB Grayland Arnold Ankle is questionable
10/25/18 CB Harrison Hand Undisclosed is questionable
10/25/18 OL Xavier Newman Ankle is questionable
10/16/18 DE Deonte Williams Arm is out for season
09/19/18 WR Tony Nicholson Left Team is out for season
09/03/18 OL Josh Malin Knee is out indefinitely
08/31/18 DT Micheal Johnson Dismissed is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 18th in the country in points scored with 314. They have run 595 plays this year for 3,953 yards, which ranks them 17th in Division 1 in total offense. The Cowboys average 6.6 yards per play, which is 16th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 191 1st downs this season, ranking them 30th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma State has run for 1,594 yards as a unit, which ranks 39th in college football. They've run 329 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 56 times for 566 yards so far this year, which has them 39th in the country in penalties. Taylor Cornelius has passed for 2,330 yards this year. He's completed 156 throws while attempting 260 passes for a completion percentage of 60%. His quarterback rating this season is 153.2. He averages 9 adjusted yards per throw and 9 yards per pass attempt.
Oklahoma State is 83rd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 234. They have given up a total of 3,165 yards on D, which is 73rd in D-1. The Cowboys are 57th in yards per play allowed with 5.4. Opponent offenses have completed 178 throws on 285 attempts against the Oklahoma State Cowboys defense this season, ranking them 114th and 108th in the nation. The Oklahoma State pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,048 yards in the air, which is 95th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 306 attempts for 1,117 yards this season, putting them in 42nd place in the country against the run. The Cowboys have had 51 penalties for 419 yards on defense this year. That places them 42nd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma State is 26th in the country in punt returns with 17. They've totaled 129 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 82nd in D-1. They have returned 20 kicks for 396 yards on special teams, which puts them 58th in kick return yardage. The Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and they are 21st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,478. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have tried 15 field goals this year and made 12, which is 20th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Oklahoma State Cowboys kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 38 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,403 yards on 32 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That ranks them 26th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bears have run for 1,214 yards as a team, which ranks 87th in college football. They've run 294 times, averaging 4.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Baylor Bears have been penalized on offense 60 times for 628 yards so far this season, which has them 29th in the country in penalties. They are 58th in the nation in points scored with 246. They have run 610 plays this season for 3,612 yards, which ranks them 16th in Division 1 in total offense. Baylor averages 5.9 yards per play, which is 53rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 202 1st downs this year, placing them 17th overall as an offensive unit. Charlie Brewer averages 7.2 yards per pass attempt and 6.9 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 153 passes on 253 attempts for a completion percentage of 60.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 129.2. He has thrown for 1,820 yards this season.
The Baylor Bears rush defense has allowed 265 attempts for 1,501 yards this year, putting them in 95th place in D-1 against the run. Baylor has committed 45 penalties for 377 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 29th in college football. They are 102nd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 275. They have surrendered a total of 3,423 yards on D, which is 86th in the country. The Bears are ranked 116th in yards per play allowed with 6.7. Opposing offenses have completed 150 passes on 249 attempts against the Baylor defense this season, placing them 68th and 59th in Division 1. The Baylor Bears pass defense has also given up a total of 1,922 yards through the air, which is 79th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Baylor Bears have attempted 18 field goals this season and made 13, which is 14th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 72%. Baylor kickers have made 89% of their extra points, going 25 for 28 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,645 yards on 38 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 36th in Division 1 in punting average. Baylor is ranked 86th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 67 punt return yards and average 6.7 yards per return, which is 93rd in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 354 yards on special teams, ranking 71st in kick return yardage. The Baylor Bears average 20 yards per kick return and they are 42nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,034.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys -3
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