Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 11/20/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Location: Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Sooners (-3.5)
The Oklahoma Sooners (9-1) will go up against the Iowa State Cyclones (6-4) at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Iowa State opens this game as 3.5-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 58.5.
The Iowa State Cyclones come into this matchup with a record of 6-4 for this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Cyclones faced the Texas Tech Red Raiders and notched a win by a score of 38-7. Brock Purdy connected on 32/42 with 356 yards passing and 3 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 161.4 and finished the contest with 2 interceptions. Breece Hall led the offense in rushing for the Cyclones with 18 carries for 51 yds (2.8 yards per attempt). In the game, they tallied 67 plays which gave them 445 yards. The Iowa State Cyclones ran the rock 25 times and totaled 89 yards, which came out to an average of 3.6 yds per attempt. When it came to the battle of the line of scrimmage, the Cyclones conceded 104 yds on 35 tries, which is an average of 3.0 yds per rush allowed. Iowa State relinquished 16 pass completions on 29 attempts for a total of 103 yds, and a completion percentage of 55.2%.
In terms of putting points on the board, the Iowa State Cyclones are sitting at 32.5 points per game. Offensively they maintain an average of 169.3 yards on the ground which ranks them 62nd in the nation. The Cyclones have earned 4,347 total yards this year. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Iowa State has totaled 17 touchdowns via the pass and 20 touchdowns via the ground. Iowa State has accounted for 219 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 47 penalties for 362 yards. They have turned the ball over 10 different times.
The Cyclones are ranked 36th in college football when it comes to the opposition scoring, allowing 20.5 points per game. They are giving up 3.4 yards per rushing attempt and 112.4 rushing yards per game this season. Overall, they have conceded 1,124 yards via the ground game in 10 games. Concerning yards through the air, the Cyclones have given up 1,947 yards which has them ranked 36th in college football. They have surrendered 194.7 yards per outing via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 62.0%. Overall, they are surrendering 307.1 yards/game which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They have allowed 16 touchdowns by air and 8 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Sooners step onto the field holding a record of 9-1 for this season. In their last game, the Sooners took a defeat with a final score of 21-14 against the Baylor Bears. Kennedy Brooks carried the ball 13 times for 51 yds, walking away from the contest with 3.9 yards per carry for Oklahoma. Caleb Williams finished the game with 146 yards on 10/19 through the air while his quarterback rating was 96.1. He threw 2 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 7.7. Oklahoma surrendered 32 rush attempts for 104 yards (3.3 yds per rush). The Sooners pass defense conceded a completion rate of 70.6%, surrendering 269 yds on 24 out of 34 passing. The Sooners finished the contest with a total of 260 yards while running 53 plays (4.9 yds per play). Oklahoma ran the ball for 2.8 yards per attempt, finishing the game with 78 yds on 28 carries.
When discussing how much they score, the Sooners sit 8th in Division 1 averaging 40.0 PPG. For the year thus far, the Sooners have compiled 2,839 yards via the pass as well as an average of 283.9 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 20th in the country. The Oklahoma Sooners average 455.9 yards/game, which has them sitting 17th in the nation. The Oklahoma offense has accrued 542 yds of penalties on 63 infractions, which ranks 59th in D-1 in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Sooners are relinquishing 24.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 73rd in the country. Oklahoma has surrendered a total of 1,295 yards via the ground game (129.5 yards per contest) and 10 touchdowns on the ground on the season. In total, they have surrendered 245 points. They have conceded 20 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 257.3 yards/game, which puts them in 116th in Division 1. The Sooners defense has participated in 660 plays, which ranks 56th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Cyclones/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sooners -3.5
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