Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Miami Hurricanes Prediction, 12/29/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Miami Hurricanes
Date: Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Location: Camping World Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Oklahoma State (-3)
Camping World Stadium is the site where D'Eriq King and the Miami Hurricanes (8-2) will play the Oklahoma State Cowboys (7-3) on Tuesday in the Cheez-It Bowl. Miami opens this contest as 3-point underdogs. The total has been set at 59.5.
In their last game, the Oklahoma State Cowboys went up against the Baylor Bears and went home with the win by a score of 42-3. Dominic Richardson paced the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 53 yards and he tallied 3 touchdowns in this contest. He rushed for a total of 169 yards on 23 carries which means he ran for an average of 7.3 yards per tote. Dillon Stoner led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 247 yards on 8 catches. He notched an average of 30.9 yards per reception for that contest. Spencer Sanders went 20/30 with 347 yards through the air and completed 3 touchdowns. He walked away with 2 interceptions on the day.
Concerning scoring points, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have an average of 29.5 points per contest. As a team they're maintaining an average of 194.5 yards rushing which ranks them 37th in D-1. The Cowboys have racked up 4,270 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Oklahoma State has compiled 14 passing touchdowns and 16 rushing touchdowns. Concerning passing yards, the Cowboys are giving up 2,053 yards which ranks them 84th in the country. During the season, they have relinquished 365.8 yards per contest which puts them 51st in D-1. The Cowboys are ranked 44th in D-1 when it comes to team defense, giving up 22.4 points per game. The opposition is running for 4.1 yards per tote and 160.5 yards on the ground per game for the year. During their 10 games played this year, they have allowed 205.3 yards per contest via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 57.1%. Overall, they have allowed 1,605 rushing yards through 10 contests.
For his college career, Sanders has thrown for a total of 3,767 yards with 26 TD's and 19 interceptions. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted a run 227 times for a total of 852 yds. He has a QB rating of 142.6 with a touchdown rate of 5.7% and an interception rate of 4.2%. He is throwing for 198.3 yds per outing. Spencer Sanders has connected on 283 of his attempted career 454 tosses for a completion percentage of 62.3%.
The last time they played, the Miami Hurricanes went up against the North Carolina Tar Heels and left there with a loss by a score of 62-26. D'Eriq King paced the team in rushing for that game. He tore off a long run of 15 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He ran for 53 yards via 11 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.8 yards per carry. Brevin Jordan led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 140 yards on 6 receptions. He had an average of 23.3 yards per catch for that game. D'Eriq King went 18/30 with 239 yards through the air and threw 2 TD's. He threw 1 pick for the game.
Over the course of the season to this point, the Hurricanes have thrown for a total of 2,691 passing yards as well as holding an average of 269.1 passing yards per game, which is ranked 30th in D-1. The Miami Hurricanes average 432.3 yards per outing which has them ranked 36th in D-1. They average 163.2 yards via the ground game and have run for 1,632 yards for the year. When looking at how much they score, the Hurricanes currently rank 27th in the country averaging 34.0 points per game. Miami has given up a total of 1,806 yards via the ground game (180.6 yards per game) and 15 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the campaign. The Hurricanes are giving up 26.0 points per contest, which has them 56th in D-1. Overall, they have conceded 260 points in total. They have given up 16 touchdowns through the air as well as 226.8 yards per game, which puts them in 71st in Division 1.
In the 44 games in his college career, D'Eriq King has been successful on 569 of 912 tries for a total of 7,495 yards. He is averaging 170.3 yards per game through the air with a 154.2 QB rating. King has passed for 72 TD's compared to 15 picks in his career. He has scampered for 1,941 yds on 375 attempts. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 7.9% and his interception percentage is 1.6%.
Who will win tonight's Cowboys/Hurricanes college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Hurricanes +3
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