Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas Tech Red Raiders Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas Tech Red Raiders
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Jones AT&T Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma (-15.5)
Spencer Rattler and the Oklahoma Sooners (3-2) go to Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-3). Texas Tech opens this contest as 15.5-point underdogs. The over/under opens at 66.5.
In their last game, the Oklahoma Sooners played the TCU Horned Frogs and ended up getting the win by a score of 33-14. Spencer Rattler went 13/22 with 332 yards by way of the pass and completed 2 touchdowns. He ended the game with no interceptions. T.J. Pledger paced the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 25 yards and he ran for 1 TD in this contest. He scurried for 122 yards on 22 carries which meant he averaged 5.5 yards per run. Marvin Mims was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 132 yards on 4 catches. He averaged 33.0 yards per reception in this game.
The Sooners have earned 2,506 total yards over the course of this season. As a team they maintain an average of 148.4 yards rushing giving them a rank of 61st in Division 1. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Oklahoma has compiled 16 passing touchdowns and 8 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Oklahoma Sooners have an average of 39.8 PPG. The Sooners sit in 55th in Division 1 when it comes to team defense, allowing 26.8 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.4 yards per rushing attempt and 94.2 yards on the ground per game this season. In total, they have given up 471 rushing yards through 5 games. When it comes to passing yards, the Sooners have given up 1,260 yds which ranks them 83rd in Division 1. During their 5 games played this season, they are allowing 252.0 yards per outing through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 60.0%. Overall, they are conceding 346.2 yards per outing which has them ranked 39th in Division 1.
For his college career, Rattler has thrown for a total of 1,599 yds with 16 TD's and 5 picks. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 47 times totaling 97 rushing yds. His quarterback rating is 178.5 with a touchdown percentage of 9.9% and an interception rate of 3.1%. He is passing for 199.9 yds per outing. Spencer Rattler has completed 112 of his attempted career 162 tosses for a completion percentage of 69.1%.
In their last game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders played the West Virginia Mountaineers and added a win to their record by a score of 34-27. SaRodorick Thompson paced the team in rushing in this contest. He had a long run of 48 yards and he added 1 TD in this contest. He ran for 68 yards on 8 carries which meant he was running for 8.5 yards per tote. Myles Price was the leader in receiving yardage with a tally of 79 yards on 7 receptions. He averaged 11.3 yards per reception in this contest. Henry Colombi went 22/28 with 169 yards via the pass and completed 1 TD. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
For the season to this point, the Red Raiders have thrown for 1,403 yards through the air not to mention an average of 280.6 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 24th in college football. The Texas Tech Red Raiders are averaging 430.8 yards per contest which has them ranked 31st in the country. They are averaging 150.2 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 751 yards for the year. In terms of their ability to score points, the Red Raiders rank 44th in college football averaging 32.2 points per game. Texas Tech has surrendered a total of 745 yards rushing (149.0 yards/game) in addition to 8 touchdowns via the rush for the year. The Red Raiders are giving up 37.0 PPG, which puts them 95th in the country. In total, they have relinquished 185 points in total. They have conceded 14 touchdowns through the air as well as 337.8 yards/outing, which has them sitting 109th in D-1.
In the 14 contests in his career, Henry Colombi has connected on 115 of his 151 attempts for a total of 988 yds. He averages 70.6 yds per game through the air with a 141.6 QB rating. Colombi has thrown 6 TD's while tossing 2 picks in his career. He has taken off and run for 230 yds on 52 attempts. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 4.0% and his interception percentage is 1.3%.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Red Raiders college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Sooners -15.5
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