Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Iowa State (+4)
Brock Purdy and the Iowa State Cyclones (3-1) are headed to Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Oklahoma State Cowboys (3-0). Iowa State opens this matchup as 4-point dogs. The over/under is set at 54.5.
In their last game, the Iowa State Cyclones took on the Texas Tech Red Raiders and ended up getting the win by a score of 31-15. Breece Hall led the team on the ground in this contest. His longest run of the day went for 26 yards and he notched 2 touchdowns for this game. He racked up a total of 135 yards by way of 27 carries which gave him an average of 5.0 yards per carry. Xavier Hutchinson was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 77 yards on 9 catches. He had an average of 8.6 yards per catch in this contest. Brock Purdy went 32/43 with 302 yards by way of passing and completed 2 TD's. He ended the game without an interception.
When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Iowa State Cyclones hold an average of 29.8 points per contest. As a team they maintain an average of 179.8 yards on the ground ranking this team at 32nd in college football. The Cyclones have racked up 1,659 total yards for the season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Iowa State has compiled 4 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. Concerning yards via the pass, the Cyclones have allowed 1,065 yards which ranks them 60th in the country. Overall, they have yielded 367.0 yards/contest which puts them 40th in the country. The Cyclones are ranked 47th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, giving up 27.5 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3 yards per rush and 100.8 rushing yards per contest so far this season. During their 4 games played this year, they have conceded 266.3 yards per outing via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 67.1%. In total, they have allowed 403 running yards through 4 games.
For his career, Purdy has thrown for a total of 7,144 yds with 47 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has taken off and run 217 times for a total of 638 yds. He has a quarterback rating of 153.3 with a touchdown rate of 5.7% and an interception percentage of 2.1%. He is averaging 264.6 yds per outing. Brock Purdy has completed 536 of his career 820 throws for a completion percentage of 65.4%.
In their last game, the Oklahoma State Cowboys played the Kansas Jayhawks and left there with a win by a score of 47-7. Shane Illingworth went 17/23 with 265 yards by way of passing and threw 3 touchdowns. He ended the game without an interception. Chuba Hubbard led the team on the ground in this contest. He tore off a long run of 28 yards and he added 2 TD's for this outing. He ran for 145 yards via 20 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.3 yards per run. Tylan Wallace led the team in receiving yardage by earning 148 yards on 9 receptions. He notched an average of 16.4 yards per reception in this contest.
During the season to this point, the Cowboys currently sit at 575 yards through the air together with holding an average of 191.7 passing yards per game, which has them sitting 60th in the country. The Oklahoma State Cowboys hold an average of 404.0 yards/game which ranks them 40th in D-1. They are averaging 212.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 637 yards in total. In relation to their ability to score points, the Cowboys currently sit 42nd in the country averaging 30.0 points per outing. Oklahoma State has yielded a total of 281 rushing yards (93.7 yards per game) as well as 1 touchdown by way of the ground game so far this year. The Cowboys are allowing 9.0 PPG, which has them ranked 15th in the nation. In total, they have conceded 27 points in total. They have allowed 2 touchdowns through the air as well as 181.0 yards per contest, which has them sitting 26th in college football.
Spencer Sanders has thrown for 16 TD's compared to 11 picks in his career. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 6.4% and his interception percentage is 4.4%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 637 yards on 144 attempts. He averages 174.0 yds per contest through the air with a 145.9 QB rating. In 12 contests in his career, Sanders has completed 157 of 249 attempts for 2,088 yds.
Who will win tonight's Cyclones/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cyclones +4
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