Oklahoma at TCU College Football Picks and Predictions 10/20/2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Amon G. Carter Stadium
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The Oklahoma Sooners head to Amon G. Carter Stadium to play the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 9 point favorites. The Sooners are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-1-0. The Horned Frogs are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-4-0.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 2-4-0 against the spread
Important TCU Horned Frogs Betting Trends
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The TCU Horned Frogs are 2-4-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
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
Key TCU Horned Frogs Injuries
10/14/18 OL Austin Myers Undisclosed injured last game, is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
10/14/18 OL Cordel Iwuagwu Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
10/14/18 S Innis Gaines Leg left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
10/14/18 S Niko Small Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
08/15/18 DT Ross Blacklock Achilles is out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma Sooners are 8th in the country in points scored with 288. They have run 352 plays this year for 3,148 yards, which ranks them 21st in Division 1 in total offense. The Sooners average 8.9 yards per play, which is 1st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 139 1st downs this season, ranking them 57th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma has run for 1,253 yards as a unit, which ranks 48th in college football. They've run 200 times, averaging 6.3 yards per rush as a unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 35 times for 343 yards so far this year, which has them 93rd in the country in penalties. Kyler Murray has passed for 1,764 yards this year. He's completed 96 throws while attempting 135 passes for a completion percentage of 71.1%. His quarterback rating this season is 227.8. He averages 15.2 adjusted yards per throw and 13.1 yards per pass attempt.
Oklahoma is 65th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 164. They have given up a total of 2,527 yards on D, which is 79th in D-1. The Sooners are 53rd in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses have completed 128 throws on 203 attempts against the Oklahoma Sooners defense this season, ranking them 86th and 74th in the nation. The Oklahoma pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,586 yards in the air, which is 87th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 275 attempts for 941 yards this season, putting them in 56th place in the country against the run. The Sooners have had 37 penalties for 328 yards on defense this year. That places them 46th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma is 81st in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 123 punt return yards and average 13.7 yards per return, which is 28th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 357 yards on special teams, which puts them 41st in kick return yardage. The Sooners average 28 yards per kick return and they are 15th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,628. The Oklahoma Sooners have tried 6 field goals this year and made 5, which is 93rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 83%. Oklahoma Sooners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 39 for 39 this season. Their punters have accumulated 648 yards on 15 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 36th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Horned Frogs have run for 1,064 yards as a team, which ranks 74th in college football. They've run 230 times, averaging 4.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The TCU Horned Frogs have been penalized on offense 30 times for 271 yards so far this season, which has them 110th in the country in penalties. They are 85th in the nation in points scored with 172. They have run 443 plays this season for 2,485 yards, which ranks them 80th in Division 1 in total offense. TCU averages 5.6 yards per play, which is 77th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 130 1st downs this year, placing them 82nd overall as an offensive unit. Shawn Robinson averages 6.7 yards per pass attempt and 5.8 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 120 passes on 195 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 124.8. He has thrown for 1,305 yards this season.
The TCU Horned Frogs rush defense has allowed 225 attempts for 779 yards this year, putting them in 32nd place in D-1 against the run. TCU has committed 35 penalties for 276 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 23rd in college football. They are 26th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 121. They have surrendered a total of 1,871 yards on D, which is 16th in the country. The Horned Frogs are ranked 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opposing offenses have completed 98 passes on 182 attempts against the TCU defense this season, placing them 26th and 40th in Division 1. The TCU Horned Frogs pass defense has also given up a total of 1,092 yards through the air, which is 17th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The TCU Horned Frogs have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 6, which is 79th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 60%. TCU kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 22 for 22 this year. Their punters have totaled 995 yards on 27 punts, averaging 37 yards per punt. That places them 122nd in Division 1 in punting average. TCU is ranked 61st in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 241 punt return yards and average 21.9 yards per return, which is 4th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 324 yards on special teams, ranking 54th in kick return yardage. The TCU Horned Frogs average 20 yards per kick return and they are 65th in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,050.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Horned Frogs college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Horned Frogs +9
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