Oklahoma at Texas College Football Picks and Predictions 10/6/2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
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The Oklahoma Sooners head to Cotton Bowl to play the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, October 6, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Oklahoma as 8 point favorites. The Sooners are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Longhorns are 2-3-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-3-0.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 2-3-0 against the spread
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 2-3-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
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 Texas Longhorns Injuries
09/30/18 DB B.J. Foster Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
09/30/18 DB Demarvion Overshown Knee is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
09/30/18 DB Jarmarquis Durst Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
09/30/18 DB Montrell Estrell Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
09/17/18 DE Malcolm Roach Foot is OUT 6-8 weeks
09/13/18 OL Patrick Hudson Medical is out indefinitely
08/15/18 CB John Bonney Hand has left team
07/27/18 LB Demarco Boyd Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma Sooners are 5th in the country in points scored with 243. They have run 294 plays this year for 2,616 yards, which ranks them 10th 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 118 1st downs this season, ranking them 25th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma has run for 1,031 yards as a unit, which ranks 29th in college football. They've run 169 times, averaging 6.1 yards per rush as a unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 28 times for 270 yards so far this year, which has them 73rd in the country in penalties. Kyler Murray has passed for 1,460 yards this year. He's completed 77 throws while attempting 109 passes for a completion percentage of 70.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 231. He averages 15.7 adjusted yards per throw and 13.4 yards per pass attempt.
Oklahoma is 62nd in the country in points surrendered on defense with 116. They have given up a total of 2,026 yards on D, which is 97th in D-1. The Sooners are 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5. Opponent offenses have completed 102 throws on 166 attempts against the Oklahoma Sooners defense this season, ranking them 104th and 96th in the nation. The Oklahoma pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,262 yards in the air, which is 104th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 237 attempts for 764 yards this season, putting them in 70th place in the country against the run. The Sooners have had 31 penalties for 285 yards on defense this year. That places them 80th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma is 58th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 116 punt return yards and average 14.5 yards per return, which is 29th in D-1. They have returned 10 kicks for 286 yards on special teams, which puts them 34th in kick return yardage. The Sooners average 29 yards per kick return and they are 8th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,018. The Oklahoma Sooners have tried 5 field goals this year and made 4, which is 79th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 80%. Oklahoma Sooners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 this season. Their punters have accumulated 509 yards on 12 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 52nd in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Longhorns have run for 769 yards as a team, which ranks 80th in college football. They've run 204 times, averaging 3.8 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Texas Longhorns have been penalized on offense 39 times for 382 yards so far this season, which has them 19th in the country in penalties. They are 62nd in the nation in points scored with 144. They have run 374 plays this season for 1,986 yards, which ranks them 44th in Division 1 in total offense. Texas averages 5.3 yards per play, which is 99th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 111 1st downs this year, placing them 42nd overall as an offensive unit. Sam Ehlinger averages 7.1 yards per pass attempt and 7.6 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 108 passes on 167 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 139.7. He has thrown for 1,185 yards this season.
The Texas Longhorns rush defense has allowed 171 attempts for 575 yards this year, putting them in 41st place in D-1 against the run. Texas has committed 27 penalties for 244 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 52nd in college football. They are 43rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 99. They have surrendered a total of 1,666 yards on D, which is 53rd in the country. The Longhorns are ranked 36th in yards per play allowed with 4.9. Opposing offenses have completed 95 passes on 172 attempts against the Texas defense this season, placing them 85th and 106th in Division 1. The Texas Longhorns pass defense has also given up a total of 1,091 yards through the air, which is 77th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas Longhorns have attempted 8 field goals this season and made 5, which is 62nd in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 63%. Texas kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this year. Their punters have totaled 938 yards on 25 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That places them 116th in Division 1 in punting average. Texas is ranked 96th in the nation in punt returns with 5. They've accumulated 140 punt return yards and average 28 yards per return, which is 3rd in college football. They have returned 13 kicks for 250 yards on special teams, ranking 50th in kick return yardage. The Texas Longhorns average 19 yards per kick return and they are 49th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,376.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Longhorns +8
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