Texas at Oklahoma State College Football Picks and Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Texas Longhorns head to Boone Pickens Stadium to play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 1.5 point favorites. The Longhorns are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4-0. The Cowboys are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 4-3-0.
Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 3-4-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 3-4-0 against the spread
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
10/21/18 QB Sam Ehlinger Shoulder left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Oklahoma State
10/06/18 RB Kyle Porter Undisclosed is out indefinitely
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
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
09/29/18 DT Darrion Daniels Undisclosed is out for season
09/26/18 WR Tracin Wallace Knee is out for season
09/24/18 WR Jalen McCleskey Transferred has left team
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 Longhorns are 60th in the country in points scored with 215. They have run 528 plays this year for 2,877 yards, which ranks them 56th in Division 1 in total offense. The Longhorns average 5.4 yards per play, which is 95th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 163 1st downs this season, ranking them 47th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 1,117 yards as a unit, which ranks 88th in college football. They've run 282 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 53 times for 481 yards so far this year, which has them 33rd in the country in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has passed for 1,534 yards this year. He's completed 136 throws while attempting 207 passes for a completion percentage of 65.7%. His quarterback rating this season is 143.6. He averages 8 adjusted yards per throw and 7.4 yards per pass attempt.
Texas is 45th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 161. They have given up a total of 2,526 yards on D, which is 43rd in D-1. The Longhorns are 51st in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opponent offenses have completed 135 throws on 238 attempts against the Texas Longhorns defense this season, ranking them 65th and 82nd in the nation. The Texas pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,641 yards in the air, which is 72nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 236 attempts for 885 yards this season, putting them in 30th place in the country against the run. The Longhorns have had 44 penalties for 459 yards on defense this year. That places them 93rd in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is 89th in the country in punt returns with 9. They've totaled 134 punt return yards and average 14.9 yards per return, which is 18th in D-1. They have returned 13 kicks for 250 yards on special teams, which puts them 96th in kick return yardage. The Longhorns average 19 yards per kick return and they are 75th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,261. The Texas Longhorns have tried 15 field goals this year and made 10, which is 32nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Texas Longhorns kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 25 for 25 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,291 yards on 34 punts, averaging 38 yards per punt. That ranks them 118th in the NCAA in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys have run for 1,413 yards as a team, which ranks 41st in college football. They've run 278 times, averaging 5.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have been penalized on offense 52 times for 514 yards so far this season, which has them 38th in the country in penalties. They are 20th in the nation in points scored with 276. They have run 510 plays this season for 3,451 yards, which ranks them 24th in Division 1 in total offense. Oklahoma State averages 6.8 yards per play, which is 16th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 164 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. Taylor Cornelius averages 8.9 yards per pass attempt and 8.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 133 passes on 226 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8%. His quarterback rating this year is 149.8. He has thrown for 2,009 yards this season.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys rush defense has allowed 276 attempts for 998 yards this year, putting them in 42nd place in D-1 against the run. Oklahoma State has committed 40 penalties for 333 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 35th in college football. They are 73rd in the nation in points allowed on defense with 199. They have surrendered a total of 2,763 yards on D, which is 65th in the country. The Cowboys are ranked 49th in yards per play allowed with 5.3. Opposing offenses have completed 156 passes on 243 attempts against the Oklahoma State defense this season, placing them 113th and 90th in Division 1. The Oklahoma State Cowboys pass defense has also given up a total of 1,765 yards through the air, which is 90th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Oklahoma State Cowboys have attempted 12 field goals this season and made 11, which is 21st in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 92%. Oklahoma State kickers have made 97% of their extra points, going 33 for 34 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,223 yards on 28 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 28th in Division 1 in punting average. Oklahoma State is ranked 37th in the nation in punt returns with 14. They've accumulated 107 punt return yards and average 7.6 yards per return, which is 78th in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 366 yards on special teams, ranking 54th in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and they are 22nd in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,924.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cowboys +1.5
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