Oklahoma at Texas Tech College Football Picks and Predictions 11/3/2018
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Jones AT&T Stadium
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The Oklahoma Sooners travel to Jones AT&T Stadium to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 10.5 point favorites. The Sooners have an ATS record of 4-4-0 while their over/under record is 7-1-0. The Red Raiders have an over/under record of 6-2-0 and they are 5-3-0 against the spread.
Valuable Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 7-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 6-2-0 against the over/under
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 5-3-0 against the spread
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
10/21/18 OL Jonathan Alvarez Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Kansas State
10/21/18 RB Trey Sermon Leg is questionable Saturday vs Kansas State
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 Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
10/26/18 FB Connor Killian Foot is doubtful Saturday vs Iowa State
10/24/18 LB Tony Jones Leg is probable Saturday vs Iowa State
10/21/18 S Christian Taylor Hand is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
10/21/18 OL Paul Stawarz Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Iowa State
08/14/18 DB Octavious Morgan Knee is out indefinitely
06/25/18 WR JoJo Robinson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
06/25/18 WR Quan Shorts Legal problems is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4th in Division 1 in points scored with 391. They have run 492 plays this season for 4,386 yards, which ranks them 14th in the nation in total offense. The Sooners average 8.9 yards per play, which is 1st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 197 1st downs this year, placing them 20th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma has run for 1,898 yards as a team, which ranks 12th in the country. They've run 286 times, averaging 6.6 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Sooners have been penalized on offense 48 times for 472 yards so far this season, which has them 79th in the nation in penalties. Kyler Murray has thrown for 2,329 yards this season. He has completed 134 passes on 183 attempts for a completion percentage of 73.2%. His quarterback rating this year is 227.3. He averages 12.7 yards per pass attempt and 15 adjusted yards per throw.
Oklahoma is 60th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 205. They have surrendered a total of 3,047 yards on D, which is 59th in Division 1. The Sooners are ranked 43rd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 151 passes on 249 attempts against the Oklahoma Sooners defense this season, placing them 71st and 62nd in the country. The Oklahoma pass defense has also given up a total of 1,857 yards through the air, which is 73rd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 337 attempts for 1,190 yards this year, putting them in 55th place in D-1 against the run. The Sooners have committed 43 penalties for 388 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 32nd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma is ranked 84th in the nation in punt returns with 11. They've accumulated 133 punt return yards and average 12.1 yards per return, which is 35th in college football. They have returned 16 kicks for 419 yards on special teams, ranking 47th in kick return yardage. The Sooners average 26 yards per kick return and they are 3rd in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,938. The Oklahoma Sooners have attempted 10 field goals this season and made 9, which is 65th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 90%. Oklahoma Sooners kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 52 for 52 this year. Their punters have totaled 851 yards on 20 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That places them 49th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Red Raiders have run for 1,202 yards as a team, which ranks 90th in the nation. They've run 321 times, averaging 3.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Red Raiders have been penalized on offense 68 times for 625 yards so far this year, which has them 10th in the country in penalties. They are 10th in Division 1 in points scored with 338. They have run 697 plays this year for 4,216 yards, which ranks them 4th in the nation in total offense. The Texas Tech Red Raiders average 6 yards per play, which is 49th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 233 1st downs this season, ranking them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. Alan Bowman has completed 206 throws while attempting 301 passes for a completion percentage of 68.4%. He has passed for 2,411 yards this year. He averages 8 adjusted yards per throw and 8 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 147.5.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders rush defense has given up 278 attempts for 1,123 yards this season, putting them in 43rd place in the country against the run. They have had 58 penalties for 470 yards on defense this year. That places them 76th in Division 1. Texas Tech is 65th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 225. They have given up a total of 3,390 yards on D, which is 85th in the nation. The Red Raiders are 82nd in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 165 throws on 308 attempts against the Texas Tech defense this season, ranking them 95th and 120th in the country. The Texas Tech Red Raiders pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,267 yards in the air, which is 113th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have tried 11 field goals this year and made 10, which is 46th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 91%. Texas Tech kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 44 for 44 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,669 yards on 40 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That ranks them 69th in the NCAA in punting average. Texas Tech is 71st in the country in punt returns with 12. They've totaled 96 punt return yards and average 8 yards per return, which is 78th in D-1. They have returned 21 kicks for 484 yards on special teams, which puts them 33rd in kick return yardage. The Red Raiders average 23 yards per kick return and they are 9th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 4,796.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Raiders +10.5
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