Oklahoma at Iowa State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/15/2018
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Jack Trice Stadium
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Jack Trice Stadium is the venue for the game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, September 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 17.5 point favorites. The Cyclones are 0-1-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 0-1-0. The Sooners are 1-1-0 ATS and their over/under record is 2-0-0.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 2-0-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 1-1-0 against the spread
Important Iowa State Cyclones Betting Trends
The Iowa State Cyclones are 0-1-0 against the over/under
The Iowa State Cyclones are 0-1-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
09/09/18 QB Austin Kendall Knee is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
09/09/18 S Delarrin Turner-Yell Leg is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
09/09/18 DT Marquise Overton Appendectomy is out indefinitely
09/09/18 S Robert Barnes Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
09/09/18 RB Rodney Anderson Knee left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
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
Key Iowa State Cyclones Injuries
09/09/18 QB Kyle Kempt Knee left last game, is OUT Saturday vs Oklahoma
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma Sooners have run for 495 yards as a unit, which ranks 32nd in the nation. They've run 74 times, averaging 6.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 12 times for 110 yards so far this year, which has them 69th in the country in penalties. They are 9th in Division 1 in points scored with 112. They have run 132 plays this year for 1,135 yards, which ranks them 22nd in the nation in total offense. The Sooners average 8.6 yards per play, which is 3rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 53 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. Kyler Murray has completed 28 throws while attempting 44 passes for a completion percentage of 63.6%. He has passed for 515 yards this year. He averages 13 adjusted yards per throw and 11.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 194.9.
The Sooners rush defense has given up 92 attempts for 261 yards this season, putting them in 51st place in the country against the run. They have had 12 penalties for 125 yards on defense this year. That places them 84th in Division 1. Oklahoma is 46th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 35. They have given up a total of 707 yards on D, which is 60th in the nation. The Sooners are 43rd in yards per play allowed with 4.7. Opponent offenses have completed 34 throws on 58 attempts against the Oklahoma Sooners defense this season, ranking them 60th and 55th in the country. The Oklahoma pass defense has also surrendered a total of 446 yards in the air, which is 76th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma Sooners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this season. Their punters have accumulated 239 yards on 6 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranks them 86th in the NCAA in punting average. Oklahoma is 17th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 109 punt return yards and average 18.2 yards per return, which is 19th in D-1. They have returned 3 kicks for 142 yards on special teams, which puts them 29th in kick return yardage. The Sooners average 47 yards per kick return and they are 7th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,386.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cyclones are 129th in Division 1 in points scored with 3. They have run 56 plays this season for 188 yards, which ranks them 126th in the nation in total offense. The Iowa State Cyclones average 3.4 yards per play, which is 127th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 10 1st downs this year, placing them 129th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Iowa State has run for 19 yards as a team, which ranks 129th in the country. They've run 25 times, averaging 0.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Cyclones have been penalized on offense 7 times for 65 yards so far this season, which has them 114th in the nation in penalties. Kyle Kempt has thrown for 126 yards this season. He has completed 15 passes on 21 attempts for a completion percentage of 71.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 121.8. He averages 6 yards per pass attempt and 6 adjusted yards per throw.
Iowa State is 4th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 13. They have surrendered a total of 271 yards on D, which is 4th in Division 1. The Cyclones are ranked 20th in yards per play allowed with 4.2. Opposing offenses have completed 16 passes on 28 attempts against the Iowa State defense this season, placing them 6th and 3rd in the country. The Iowa State Cyclones pass defense has also given up a total of 166 yards through the air, which is 6th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 36 attempts for 105 yards this year, putting them in 7th place in D-1 against the run. The Cyclones have committed 6 penalties for 55 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 8th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
The Iowa State Cyclones average 24 yards per kick return and they are 129th in the country in all-purpose yards with 212. Their punters have totaled 293 yards on 8 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 113th in Division 1 in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Cyclones college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cyclones +17.5
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