Texas Tech at Oklahoma State College Football Picks and Predictions 9/22/2018
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Texas Tech Red Raiders travel to Boone Pickens Stadium to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, September 22, 2018. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma State as 12 point favorites. The Red Raiders have an ATS record of 2-1-0 while their over/under record is 3-0-0. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 2-1-0 and they are 2-1-0 against the spread.
Valuable Texas Tech Red Raiders Betting Trends
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3-0-0 against the over/under
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 2-1-0 against the spread
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 2-1-0 against the spread
Key Texas Tech Red Raiders Injuries
09/16/18 RB Da'Leon Ward Groin is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 DB Jah'Shawn Johnson Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 OL Madison Akamnonu Leg is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 QB McLane Carter Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 OL Travis Bruffy Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
09/16/18 RB Tre King Knee is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma 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
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
08/26/18 WR Patrick McKaufman ACL is out for season
08/07/18 LB Patrick Macon Foot is out indefinitely
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Tech Red Raiders are 3rd in Division 1 in points scored with 167. They have run 281 plays this season for 1,863 yards, which ranks them 3rd in the nation in total offense. The Red Raiders average 6.6 yards per play, which is 35th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 96 1st downs this year, placing them 2nd overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas Tech has run for 517 yards as a team, which ranks 69th in the country. They've run 131 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Red Raiders have been penalized on offense 29 times for 301 yards so far this season, which has them 7th in the nation in penalties. Alan Bowman has thrown for 1,160 yards this season. He has completed 94 passes on 133 attempts for a completion percentage of 70.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 163.8. He averages 8.7 yards per pass attempt and 9.9 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas Tech is 99th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 96. They have surrendered a total of 1,363 yards on D, which is 104th in Division 1. The Red Raiders are ranked 97th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opposing offenses have completed 63 passes on 116 attempts against the Texas Tech Red Raiders defense this season, placing them 99th and 116th in the country. The Texas Tech pass defense has also given up a total of 878 yards through the air, which is 110th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 110 attempts for 485 yards this year, putting them in 82nd place in D-1 against the run. The Red Raiders have committed 20 penalties for 132 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 40th in the nation.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys have run for 778 yards as a team, which ranks 16th in the nation. They've run 136 times, averaging 5.7 yards per rush as a unit. The Cowboys have been penalized on offense 20 times for 192 yards so far this year, which has them 53rd in the country in penalties. They are 8th in Division 1 in points scored with 157. They have run 242 plays this year for 1,773 yards, which ranks them 11th in the nation in total offense. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 7.3 yards per play, which is 17th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 86 1st downs this season, ranking them 9th overall as an offensive unit. Taylor Cornelius has completed 64 throws while attempting 100 passes for a completion percentage of 64%. He has passed for 966 yards this year. He averages 9.7 adjusted yards per throw and 9.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 162.2.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys rush defense has given up 105 attempts for 222 yards this season, putting them in 9th place in the country against the run. They have had 24 penalties for 194 yards on defense this year. That places them 89th in Division 1. Oklahoma State is 38th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 51. They have given up a total of 888 yards on D, which is 34th in the nation. The Cowboys are 10th in yards per play allowed with 4. Opponent offenses have completed 67 throws on 118 attempts against the Oklahoma State defense this season, ranking them 110th and 119th in the country. The Oklahoma State Cowboys pass defense has also surrendered a total of 666 yards in the air, which is 79th overall in total pass defense.
Who will win tonight's Red Raiders/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Red Raiders +12
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