Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 9/25/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-7.5)
Boone Pickens Stadium is the location where the Oklahoma State Cowboys (3-0) will meet the Kansas State Wildcats (3-0) on Saturday. Kansas State opens this contest as 7.5-point dogs. The total is 45.5.
The Kansas State Wildcats come into this game with a record of 3-0 this season. In their last game, the Wildcats faced the Nevada Wolf Pack and took home the win by a score of 38-17. Will Howard finished 7/10 with 123 yards passing and 1 touchdown. He had a quarterback rate of 206.3 and ended the game without throwing an interception. Deuce Vaughn was the leader on the ground for the Wildcats with 23 attempts for 127 yards (5.5 yds per carry). When the final whistle blew, they had 61 plays which converted into 398 yards. The Kansas State Wildcats ran the football 48 different times and had 269 yds, which had them averaging 5.6 yds per attempt. Against the rush, the Wildcats gave up 25 yards on 23 attempts, which is 1.1 yds per run surrendered. Kansas State conceded 28 pass completions on 41 attempts for a total of 306 yards, and a completion rate of 68.3%.
When it comes to scoring points, the Kansas State Wildcats have an average of 31.0 PPG. Offensively they are averaging 226.0 yards on the ground which ranks them 19th in the country. The Wildcats have earned 1,123 yards in total for the season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Kansas State has compiled 1 touchdown through the air and 10 touchdowns via the ground. Kansas State has accumulated 61 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 20 infractions for 165 yards. They have surrendered the football 5 times.
When it comes to passing yardage, the Wildcats are allowing 676 yards which puts them in 91st in the nation. They are conceding 225.3 yards per game through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 67.6%. For the year, they have yielded 280.0 yards/game which has them sitting 35th in the nation. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 1.9 yards per tote and 54.7 rushing yards per game this season. During this campaign, they have given up 164 rushing yards through 3 games. The Wildcats rank 34th in Division 1 regarding team defense, conceding 15.7 points per game.
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The Cowboys head into this game 3-0 for this season. When they last played, the Cowboys took home the win by a final score of 21-20 against the Boise State Broncos. Jaylen Warren carried the rock 32 times for 218 yards, finishing the contest with 6.8 yds per carry for Oklahoma State. Spencer Sanders walked away from the game with 82 yards on 6/13 passing while his QB rating was 99.1. He didn't throw any picks and his Y/A was 6.3. Oklahoma State allowed 35 attempts on the ground for 61 yards (1.7 yds per rush). The Cowboys passing defense gave up a completion percentage of 62.9%, relinquishing 242 yards on 22 out of 35 through the air. The Cowboys finished the game with a total of 328 yards while they ran 70 plays (4.7 yards per play). Oklahoma State ran for 4.3 yards per carry, finishing with 246 yards on 57 attempts.
Regarding the points being put on the board, the Cowboys are 98th in Division 1 averaging 24.0 PPG. For the season thus far, the Cowboys have thrown for a total of 570 yards through the air in addition to holding an average of 190.0 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 101st in college football. The Oklahoma State Cowboys hold an average of 336.7 yards per outing, which has them sitting 105th in the country. The Oklahoma State offense has 178 yds of penalties on 22 infractions, which has them ranked 33rd in college football in terms of helping out the other team.
The Cowboys are giving up 19.7 points per game, which puts them 63rd in D-1. Oklahoma State has given up a total of 286 rushing yards (95.3 yards per contest) and 3 touchdowns via the rush for the season. This season, they have given up 59 pts. They have given up 2 touchdowns through the air and 233.3 yards per outing, ranking them 97th in D-1. The Cowboys defense has participated in 219 plays, which ranks 115th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cowboys -7.5
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