Oklahoma Sooners vs Iowa State Cyclones Prediction, 12/19/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Saturday, December 19, 2020
Location: MidAmerican Energy Field
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma (-4)
Spencer Rattler and the Oklahoma Sooners (7-2) travel to MidAmerican Energy Field on Saturday where they'll meet the Iowa State Cyclones (8-2). Iowa State opens this game as 4-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 60.5.
In their last outing, the Oklahoma Sooners took the field against the Baylor Bears and went home with the win by a score of 27-14. Spencer Rattler went 20/28 with 193 yards via the pass and threw 2 TD's. He gave away 1 pick on the day. Rhamondre Stevenson paced the team in rushing in this contest. He tore off a long run of 21 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for this game. He rushed for a total of 50 yards by way of 15 carries which meant he averaged 3.3 yards per tote. Theo Wease was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 66 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 13.2 yards per reception in this contest.
Concerning getting in the endzone, the Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 43.4 points per game. Offensively they average 158.0 yards in the run game which ranks them 73rd in D-1. The Sooners have earned 4,366 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Oklahoma has earned 26 passing touchdowns and 22 rushing touchdowns. Regarding yards through the air, the Sooners have conceded 2,108 yds which puts them in 90th in college football. Overall, they are conceding 323.4 yards per contest which puts them 29th in Division 1. The Sooners rank 41st in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 22.0 points per game. They are giving up 3.0 yards per run and 89.2 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. In their 9 games played this year, they have surrendered 234.2 yards per game through the air in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 53.8%. During this campaign, they have given up 803 yards via the ground game in 9 games.
For his collegiate career, Rattler has thrown for 2,593 yards with 25 touchdowns and 7 picks. Since his college career started, he has taken off and run 70 times totaling 126 rushing yds. He has a QB rating of 173.9 with a touchdown percentage of 9.2% and an interception rate of 2.6%. He is averaging 216.1 yards per outing. Spencer Rattler has connected on 185 of his career 271 passes for a completion percentage of 68.3%.
In their last game, the Iowa State Cyclones faced the West Virginia Mountaineers and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 42-6. Brock Purdy went 20/23 with 247 yards via the pass and threw 3 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick. Breece Hall led the team on the ground in this game. His longest run of the day went for 23 yards and he notched 1 touchdown for this outing. He ran for 97 yards on 22 carries which meant he was running for 4.4 yards per run. Xavier Hutchinson was the receiving yardage leader with a tally of 89 yards on 8 receptions. He notched an average of 11.1 yards per catch in this game.
Regarding how much they score, the Cyclones rank 28th in college football maintaining an average of 34.0 points per game. During the season thus far, the Cyclones currently sit at 2,418 passing yards along with an average of 241.8 passing yards per contest, which is ranked 50th in the nation. They average 199.9 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 1,999 yards overall. The Iowa State Cyclones average 441.7 yards/contest which has them sitting 28th in college football. Iowa State has allowed a total of 1,045 yards rushing (104.5 yards per game) as well as 7 touchdowns on the ground on the campaign. The Cyclones are relinquishing 21.3 PPG, ranking them 39th in Division 1. In total, they have relinquished 213 total points. They have surrendered 13 touchdowns from the passing game as well as 235.0 yards/game, ranking them 79th in Division 1.
In the 33 games in his career, Brock Purdy has completed 654 of 991 attempts for 8,504 yds. He averages 257.7 yards per game through the air with a 153.6 QB rating. Purdy has thrown 60 touchdowns while tossing 22 picks in his career. He has rushed for 867 yards on 264 attempts. His touchdown percentage when attempting a pass is 6.1% and his interception rate is 2.2%.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Cyclones college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Sooners -4
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