Texas Longhorns vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 10/31/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, October 31, 2020
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (+2.5)
Boone Pickens Stadium is the venue where Spencer Sanders and the Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-0) will take on the Texas Longhorns (3-2) on Saturday. The odds on this contest have Oklahoma State as 2.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 57.5.
In the last game they played, the Texas Longhorns played the Baylor Bears and were on the winning end of this game by a score of 27-16. Keaontay Ingram led the team in rushing for the game. He had a long run of 10 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 57 yards by way of 16 carries which gave him an average of 3.6 yards per carry. Tarik Black led the team in receiving yardage by earning 72 yards on 2 catches. He averaged 36.0 yards per reception for the game. Sam Ehlinger went 15/23 with 270 yards by way of the pass and threw 1 TD. He walked away with 1 interception on the day.
In terms of scoring points, the Texas Longhorns are sitting at 45.0 points per game. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 174.8 yards via the ground game which ranks them 42nd in the country. The Longhorns have tallied 2,410 yards in total for the year. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Texas has totaled 19 passing touchdowns and 9 touchdowns via the ground. When talking about passing yards, the Longhorns have conceded 1,259 yds which ranks them 82nd in the country. During the season, they are allowing 383.2 yards per contest ranking them 53rd in college football. The Longhorns rank 75th in D-1 concerning their opponents scoring, allowing 32.2 PPG. The opposition is running for 3.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 131.4 rushing yards per game so far this year. Over the course of their 5 games played this year, they have surrendered 251.8 yards per game via the pass in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 62.3%. In total, they have allowed 657 rushing yards through 5 games.
For his career, Ehlinger has passed for 10,351 yds with 85 TD's and 27 picks. Over the course of his time in college, he has left the pocket to run 506 times totaling 1,819 rushing yards. He has a quarterback rating of 144.8 with a touchdown rate of 6.3% and an interception rate of 2.0%. He is throwing for 252.5 yards per contest. Sam Ehlinger has connected on 843 of his attempted career 1,339 throws for a completion percentage of 63.0%.
In their last game, the Oklahoma State Cowboys played the Iowa State Cyclones and added a win to their record by a score of 24-21. Spencer Sanders went 20/29 with 235 yards by way of the pass and added 1 touchdown. He threw 2 interceptions on the day. Chuba Hubbard led the team in rushing in this game. He broke a long run for 32 yards and he notched 1 TD in this outing. He rushed for a total of 139 yards on 25 carries which means he ran for an average of 5.6 yards per run. Tylan Wallace led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 76 yards on 5 catches. He earned an average of 15.2 yards per catch in this game.
For the season so far, the Cowboys have a total of 810 passing yards as well as holding an average of 202.5 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 73rd in Division 1. The Oklahoma State Cowboys have an average of 418.3 yards/game ranking them 40th in Division 1. They have an average of 215.8 yards per game via the ground game and have run for 863 yards for the season. In relation to this team's ability to score points, the Cowboys rank 55th in college football with 28.5 points per contest. The Cowboys are relinquishing 12.0 points per game, ranking them 20th in D-1. Overall, they have allowed 48 total points. Oklahoma State has allowed a total of 508 yards rushing (127.0 yards per game) and 3 touchdowns via the rush on the year. They have allowed 3 touchdowns through the air and 176.3 yards per contest, which puts them in 28th in college football.
In the 13 contests in his college career, Spencer Sanders has connected on 177 of 278 tries for a total of 2,323 yds. He is averaging 178.7 yds per game through the air with a 144.7 quarterback rating. Sanders has thrown 17 touchdowns while giving up 13 picks in his career. He has left the pocket and rushed for 708 yards on 159 attempts. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 6.1% and his interception percentage is 4.7%.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Longhorns +2.5
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