Oklahoma vs Oklahoma State NCAA Football Picks 11/30/2019
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, November 30, 2019
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma State +13
Jalen Hurts and the Oklahoma Sooners head to Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Oklahoma State opens this game as 13-point dogs. The Sooners are 4-7-0 ATS and 5-5-1 when betting on the total. The Cowboys are 5-6-0 when wagering on the over/under and 8-2-1 against the spread.
In their last contest, the Oklahoma Sooners took on the TCU Horned Frogs and ended up getting the victory by a score of 28-24. Leading the way at QB for the Sooners was Jalen Hurts who went 11/21 with 145 yards through the air and threw 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception in the game. Jalen Hurts paced the team on the ground for that game. His longest run of the day went for 32 yards and he tallied 2 TD's for the game. He rushed for a total of 173 yards on 28 carries which had him averaging 6.2 yards per run. Charleston Rambo was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 77 yards on 6 receptions. He notched an average of 12.8 yards per catch for that game. The Sooners ran the ball a total of 64 times and racked up 366 yards earning them an average of 5.7 yards per attempt. In all, they totaled 85 plays which added up to 511 yards. For the game, the Sooners got 30 1st downs and they totaled 5 penalties for 51 yards which tells us their heads weren't always in the game. When it comes to their defensive performance, Oklahoma allowed 7 completions on 21 throws for a total of 65 yards, and a completion percentage of 33.3%. Overall, they allowed 204 yards and forced 1 turnover. On the ground, the Sooners allowed 139 yards on 24 carries which is an average of 5.8 yards per attempt allowed.
The Sooners come into this game with a record of 10-1 this season. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation averaging 45.3 points per contest, which has them at 5th in Division 1. As a team, they are averaging 258.1 rushing yards per contest which is 1st in the Big 12 Conference. For total yards, they sit in 1st in the conference and 1st in Division 1 with 6,324 yards. The Sooners have one of the average defenses in the nation, allowing 25.5 points per contest ranking them 4th in the conference. In terms of yards on the ground, Oklahoma is allowing 142.1 yards per contest putting them 4th in the Big 12 and 45th in the nation. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.2 yards per carry ranking them 5th in the conference and 63rd in Division 1 overall. In total, they have conceded 1,563 rushing yards through 11 games. When it comes to yards through the air, the Sooners have allowed 3,485 yards. Teams are completing 59.5% of the passes they throw against them and averaging 6.6 yards per attempt.
In their last game, the Oklahoma State Cowboys played the West Virginia Mountaineers and won by a score of 20-13. Chuba Hubbard led the team on the ground for the game. His longest run of the day went for 13 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 106 yards via 26 carries which meant he was running for 4.1 yards per carry. Chuba Hubbard was the receiving yardage leader by earning 88 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 12.6 yards per catch for the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Cowboys was Dru Brown who went 22/29 with 196 yards through the air and tossed 2 touchdowns. He finished the game without throwing an interception. The Cowboys rushed the ball a total of 34 times and generated 95 yards giving them an average of 2.8 yards per carry. For the game, the Cowboys earned 18 1st downs and they had a total of 2 infractions for 25 yards which means they were extremely disciplined in this game. Overall, they ran 63 plays for a total of 291 yards. When it comes to their defensive performance, Oklahoma State allowed 28 completions on 38 throws for a total of 307 yards, and a completion percentage of 73.7%. On the day, they conceded a total of 333 yards but weren't able to force a turnover. On the ground, the Cowboys allowed 26 yards on 22 runs which is an average of 1.2 yards per run allowed.
The Cowboys head into this matchup 8-3. In discussing the offensive production, the Cowboys have one of the top tier offenses in the country. Oklahoma State has made teams game plan around their running game by averaging 246.6 rushing yards per contest, ranking them 15th in the nation. As a team, they have compiled a total of 2,713 yards rushing through 11 contests, and if they want to continue their dominance, they'll want to keep running the ball. The Cowboys average 476.2 yards per contest overall putting them 13th in D-1 and 3rd in the conference. The Cowboys are giving up 26.4 points per game ranking them 5th in the Big 12 and 57th in the nation. Their passing defense is one of the middling groups in the country. They are allowing 276.2 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Cowboys are ranked 8th in the Big 12. In regard to points given up, they have given up 290 total points. When talking about rushing yards, they are conceding 139 yards per game which puts them at 39th in Division 1 and 2nd in the Big 12 Conference. This year, they have given up a total of 1,529 yards rushing and 14.3 rushing TDs.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Sooners -13
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