Kansas Jayhawks vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 10/30/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas Jayhawks vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-30.5)
The Kansas Jayhawks (1-6) are on their way to Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday where they will compete against the Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-1). Oklahoma State opens this contest as 30.5-point favorites. The over/under is 57.
The Kansas Jayhawks come into this matchup with a record of 1-6 this season. In their last matchup, the Jayhawks went up against the Oklahoma Sooners and took a loss by a final of 35-23. Jason Bean connected on 17/23 with 246 yds passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rating of 178.1 and finished the contest with no interceptions. Devin Neal led the offense in rushing for the Jayhawks with 23 totes for 100 yds (4.3 yards per carry). The Kansas Jayhawks ended up running the ball 42 different times and accrued 166 yds, which had them averaging 4.0 yds per attempt. Overall, they ran 65 plays which gave them 412 yards. Kansas gave up 15 pass completions on 20 attempts for 178 yds, and a completion percentage of 75.0%. On the ground, the Jayhawks gave up 220 yds on 34 tries, which calculates to 6.5 yards per run surrendered.
The Jayhawks have tallied 2,365 total yards this year. When it comes to notching touchdowns, Kansas has totaled 8 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns on the ground. They have given the ball to the opposition 7 times. Kansas has compiled 116 first downs as an offense, and they have been called for 32 penalties for 274 yds. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 154.7 yards in the run game which ranks them 77th in the nation. When talking about putting points on the board, the Kansas Jayhawks are sitting at 17.6 points per outing.
When talking about passing yards, the Jayhawks are conceding 1,586 yards which has them sitting in 66th in the nation. They have conceded 226.6 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 71.3%. Over the course of this season, they are giving up 472.4 yards per game putting them 135th in the nation. They have relinquished 12 touchdowns through the air and 27 touchdowns on the ground. They are giving up an average of 6.0 yards per rush and 245.9 rushing yards per game on the season. Over the course of this year, they have given up 1,721 rushing yards through 7 contests. The Jayhawks are ranked 139th in the country concerning team defense, allowing 42.1 points per contest.
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The Cowboys step onto the field holding a record of 6-1 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Cowboys took a loss by a score of 24-21 when they played the Iowa State Cyclones. Spencer Sanders (3 touchdowns) finished the game with 225 yds on 15/24 through the air while his QB rating was 182.5. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 9.4. Jaylen Warren ran the football 18 times for 76 yds, ending the game with 4.2 yards per carry for Oklahoma State. The Cowboys finished with 332 yds and they ran 56 plays (5.9 yards per play). Oklahoma State ended up running for 3.3 yards per tote, totaling 107 yds on 32 carries. Oklahoma State surrendered 33 running attempts for 67 yards (2.0 yds per carry). The Cowboys passing defense conceded a completion percentage of 81.8%, surrendering 307 yards on 27 for 33 through the air.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys hold an average of 374.6 yards per outing, which is good for 83rd in the nation. The Oklahoma State offense has accrued 454 penalty yds on 50 infractions, which is good for 42nd in the nation in terms of giving up free yards. During this campaign to this point, the Cowboys have compiled 1,499 passing yards as well as an average of 214.1 passing yards per game, ranking them 85th in Division 1. When looking at how much they score, the Cowboys are ranked 87th in college football with 25.7 PPG.
Oklahoma State has surrendered a total of 660 yards via the ground game (94.3 yards per outing) as well as 8 touchdowns via the rush for the campaign. They have conceded 6 touchdowns through the air and 222.4 yards per game, which has them ranked 73rd in D-1. The Cowboys defense has been on the field for 457 plays, which ranks them 42nd in D-1. The Cowboys are allowing 20.1 PPG, which has them ranked 43rd in the nation. Overall, they have relinquished 141 total points.
Who will win tonight's Jayhawks/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Jayhawks +30.5
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