Texas at Oklahoma Big 12 Championship Picks and Predictions 12/1/2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
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The Oklahoma Sooners play the Texas Longhorns at AT&T Stadium on Saturday in the Big 12 Championship. The opening line for this game has Oklahoma as 6 point favorites. The Sooners have an over/under record of 11-1-0 and they are 4-7-1 against the spread. The Longhorns have an ATS record of 5-6-1 while their over/under record is 6-6-0.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 6-6-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 5-6-1 against the spread
Important Oklahoma Sooners Betting Trends
The Oklahoma Sooners are 11-1-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma Sooners are 4-7-1 against the spread
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
11/25/18 DL Chris Nelson Knee is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
11/25/18 LB Gary Johnson Suspension is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
11/25/18 DB Josh Thompson Ankle is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
11/25/18 DB Kris Boyd Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
11/25/18 LB Marqez Bimage Shoulder is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
11/25/18 RB Tre Watson Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma
11/01/18 WR Joshua Moore Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/06/18 RB Kyle Porter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
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
Key Oklahoma Sooners Injuries
11/25/18 CB Jordan Parker Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas
11/25/18 DB Justin Broiles Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas
11/25/18 S Kahlil Haughton Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs Texas
11/11/18 OL Alex Dalton Undisclosed is out for season
11/11/18 DE Jalen Redmond Undisclosed is out for season
11/08/18 OL Jonathan Alvarez Undisclosed is out for season
11/02/18 RB Marcelias Sutton Leg is out for season
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
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Longhorns have run for 1,888 yards as a team, which ranks 78th in college football. They've run 484 times, averaging 3.9 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 84 times for 750 yards so far this season, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. They are 44th in the nation in points scored with 380. They have run 894 plays this season for 4,976 yards, which ranks them 34th in Division 1 in total offense. The Longhorns average 5.6 yards per play, which is 75th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 282 1st downs this year, placing them 26th overall as an offensive unit. Sam Ehlinger averages 7.7 yards per pass attempt and 8.4 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 233 passes on 362 attempts for a completion percentage of 64.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 147.5. He has thrown for 2,774 yards this season.
The Longhorns rush defense has allowed 416 attempts for 1,638 yards this year, putting them in 38th place in D-1 against the run. Texas has committed 82 penalties for 838 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 120th in college football. They are 54th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 302. They have surrendered a total of 4,708 yards on D, which is 67th in the country. The Longhorns are ranked 56th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses have completed 256 passes on 426 attempts against the Texas Longhorns defense this season, placing them 120th and 118th in Division 1. The Texas pass defense has also given up a total of 3,070 yards through the air, which is 106th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Texas Longhorns have attempted 22 field goals this season and made 16, which is 37th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 73%. Texas Longhorns kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 46 for 46 this year. Their punters have totaled 2,198 yards on 55 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That places them 92nd in Division 1 in punting average. Texas is ranked 84th in the nation in punt returns with 16. They've accumulated 184 punt return yards and average 12.2 yards per return, which is 27th in college football. They have returned 22 kicks for 406 yards on special teams, ranking 100th in kick return yardage. The Longhorns average 19 yards per kick return and they are 62nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 5,566.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Sooners are 1st in the country in points scored with 604. They have run 780 plays this year for 7,012 yards, which ranks them 7th in Division 1 in total offense. The Oklahoma Sooners average 9 yards per play, which is 1st in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 314 1st downs this season, ranking them 4th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma has run for 3,178 yards as a unit, which ranks 7th in college football. They've run 450 times, averaging 7.1 yards per rush as a unit. Oklahoma has been penalized on offense 74 times for 740 yards so far this year, which has them 58th in the country in penalties. Kyler Murray has passed for 3,674 yards this year. He's completed 216 throws while attempting 306 passes for a completion percentage of 70.6%. His quarterback rating this season is 206.8. He averages 13.4 adjusted yards per throw and 12 yards per pass attempt.
Oklahoma is 101st in the country in points surrendered on defense with 394. They have given up a total of 5,388 yards on D, which is 110th in D-1. The Sooners are 98th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses have completed 268 throws on 424 attempts against the Oklahoma defense this season, ranking them 125th and 115th in the nation. The Oklahoma Sooners pass defense has also surrendered a total of 3,439 yards in the air, which is 126th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 474 attempts for 1,949 yards this season, putting them in 64th place in the country against the run. The Sooners have had 66 penalties for 601 yards on defense this year. That places them 43rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma is 59th in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 272 punt return yards and average 15.1 yards per return, which is 12th in D-1. They have returned 31 kicks for 724 yards on special teams, which puts them 30th in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma Sooners average 23 yards per kick return and they are 1st in the nation in all-purpose yards with 8,008. The Sooners have tried 14 field goals this year and made 12, which is 71st in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 86%. Oklahoma kickers have made 99% of their extra points, going 80 for 82 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,111 yards on 28 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 68th in the NCAA in punting average.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Longhorns +6
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