West Virginia at Oklahoma State College Football Picks and Predictions 11/17/2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Boone Pickens Stadium
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys host the West Virginia Mountaineers at Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 5 point favorites. The Cowboys have an over/under record of 6-4-0 and they are 5-5-0 against the spread. The Mountaineers have an ATS record of 6-2-1 while their over/under record is 5-4-0.
Valuable West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 6-2-1 against the spread
Important Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Trends
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 6-4-0 against the over/under
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-5-0 against the spread
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
09/03/18 LB Charlie Benton Knee is out for season
Key Oklahoma State Cowboys Injuries
11/11/18 RB Justice Hill Ribs left last game, is questionable Saturday vs West Virginia
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 West Virginia Mountaineers have run for 1,431 yards as a team, which ranks 91st in college football. They've run 305 times, averaging 4.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Mountaineers have been penalized on offense 69 times for 651 yards so far this season, which has them 39th in the country in penalties. They are 21st in the nation in points scored with 368. They have run 615 plays this season for 4,467 yards, which ranks them 14th in Division 1 in total offense. The Mountaineers average 7.3 yards per play, which is 6th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 215 1st downs this year, placing them 49th overall as an offensive unit. Will Grier averages 9.9 yards per pass attempt and 10.7 adjusted yards per throw. He has completed 207 passes on 300 attempts for a completion percentage of 69%. His quarterback rating this year is 180.7. He has thrown for 2,961 yards this season.
The Mountaineers rush defense has allowed 324 attempts for 1,089 yards this year, putting them in 18th place in D-1 against the run. West Virginia has committed 62 penalties for 536 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 59th in college football. They are 17th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 188. They have surrendered a total of 3,188 yards on D, which is 19th in the country. The Mountaineers are ranked 42nd in yards per play allowed with 5.2. Opposing offenses have completed 176 passes on 286 attempts against the West Virginia Mountaineers defense this season, placing them 51st and 45th in Division 1. The West Virginia pass defense has also given up a total of 2,099 yards through the air, which is 51st overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The West Virginia Mountaineers have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 10, which is 78th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 71%. West Virginia Mountaineers kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 46 for 46 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,205 yards on 29 punts, averaging 42 yards per punt. That places them 64th in Division 1 in punting average. West Virginia is ranked 109th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 63 punt return yards and average 6.3 yards per return, which is 100th in college football. They have returned 17 kicks for 303 yards on special teams, ranking 106th in kick return yardage. The Mountaineers average 18 yards per kick return and they are 50th in the country in all-purpose yards with 4,833.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Cowboys are 12th in the country in points scored with 392. They have run 770 plays this year for 5,106 yards, which ranks them 11th in Division 1 in total offense. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 6.6 yards per play, which is 16th in the nation. As a team they have accumulated a total of 262 1st downs this season, ranking them 5th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Oklahoma State has run for 1,945 yards as a unit, which ranks 47th in college football. They've run 409 times, averaging 4.8 yards per rush as a unit. Oklahoma State has been penalized on offense 73 times for 730 yards so far this year, which has them 31st in the country in penalties. Taylor Cornelius has passed for 3,118 yards this year. He's completed 214 throws while attempting 354 passes for a completion percentage of 60.5%. His quarterback rating this season is 151.4. He averages 9.1 adjusted yards per throw and 8.8 yards per pass attempt.
Oklahoma State is 95th in the country in points surrendered on defense with 317. They have given up a total of 4,269 yards on D, which is 98th in D-1. The Cowboys are 79th in yards per play allowed with 5.8. Opponent offenses have completed 213 throws on 341 attempts against the Oklahoma State defense this season, ranking them 115th and 97th in the nation. The Oklahoma State Cowboys pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,555 yards in the air, which is 105th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has given up 392 attempts for 1,714 yards this season, putting them in 79th place in the country against the run. The Cowboys have had 65 penalties for 558 yards on defense this year. That places them 74th in college football.
Special Teams Stats
Oklahoma State is 37th in the country in punt returns with 18. They've totaled 127 punt return yards and average 7.1 yards per return, which is 91st in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 436 yards on special teams, which puts them 74th in kick return yardage. The Oklahoma State Cowboys average 20 yards per kick return and they are 12th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,669. The Cowboys have tried 19 field goals this year and made 13, which is 32nd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 68%. Oklahoma State kickers have made 96% of their extra points, going 47 for 49 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,685 yards on 39 punts, averaging 43 yards per punt. That ranks them 30th in the NCAA in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cowboys +5 and over 48 total points
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