Oklahoma Sooners vs Baylor Bears Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Baylor Bears
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: McLane Stadium in Waco, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Bears (+6.5)
McLane Stadium is where the Baylor Bears (7-2) will meet the Oklahoma Sooners (9-0) on Saturday. Oklahoma opens as 6.5-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 64.
The Oklahoma Sooners head into this game 9-0 for this season. In their last matchup, the Sooners played the Texas Tech Red Raiders and notched a win by a score of 52-21. Caleb Williams finished 23/30 with 402 yards passing and 6 touchdowns. He had a QB rate of 255.2 and finished the game without throwing an interception. Kennedy Brooks was the rushing leader for the Sooners with 8 carries for 35 yds (4.4 yards per attempt). When the final whistle blew, they ran 55 plays which gave them a total of 541 yds. The Oklahoma Sooners ran the football 20 different times and compiled 72 yards, earning them an average of 3.6 yards per attempt. In the running game, the Sooners conceded 104 yards on 32 tries, which is 3.3 yds per run allowed. Oklahoma allowed 24 pass completions on 34 tries for 269 yds, and a completion percentage of 70.6%.
The Sooners have tallied 4,299 total yards this season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Oklahoma has earned 25 passing touchdowns and 22 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 8 different times. Oklahoma has earned 212 first downs as a team, and they have been called for 54 penalties for 456 yds. As a team they are averaging 182.4 yards in the run game which ranks them 45th in Division 1. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Oklahoma Sooners hold an average of 42.9 PPG.
When talking about yards via the pass, the Sooners have given up 2,456 yards which has them ranked 126th in college football. They have allowed 272.9 yards per game via the pass and conceding a completion percentage of 66.1%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 383.9 yards/contest putting them at 78th in D-1. They have conceded 19 touchdowns by air as well as 8 touchdowns via the ground game. They are giving up 3.4 yards per rush and 111.0 rushing yards per game for the year. In total, they have allowed 999 yards via the ground game in 9 contests. The Sooners are ranked 71st in college football regarding team defense, giving up 24.2 points per game.
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The Bears head into this matchup 7-2 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Bears walked away with a loss by a score of 30-28 when they played the TCU Horned Frogs. Abram Smith ran the ball 18 times for 125 yards, finishing the contest with 6.9 yds per attempt for Baylor. Gerry Bohanon (3 TDs) finished the game with 214 yds on 14/20 through the air while his QB rate was 189.4. He tossed 2 interceptions and his Y/A was 10.7. Baylor conceded 32 attempts on the ground for 102 yds (3.2 yds per rush). The Bears secondary allowed a completion percentage of 71.4%, relinquishing 468 yds on 30 for 42 passing. The Bears finished with a total of 393 yds on 56 plays (7.0 yds per play). Baylor ended up running for 5.0 yards per attempt, finishing with 179 yards on 36 carries.
When it comes to their scoring prowess, the Bears rank 18th in D-1 with 36.3 PPG. During the season to this point, the Bears have compiled 2,044 yards via the pass in addition to an average of 227.1 throwing yards per outing, which ranks 70th in college football. The Baylor Bears have an average of 458.4 yards per game, which is good for 21st in the country. The Baylor offense has accrued 468 penalty yds on 50 violations, which is 88th in college football in terms of giving up free yards.
Baylor has conceded a total of 1,168 yards on the ground (129.8 yards/game) as well as 11 touchdowns rushing on the campaign. They have conceded 10 touchdowns through the air as well as 237.8 yards/outing, which has them in 96th in the nation. The Bears defense has taken the field for 605 plays, which is 65th in the country. The Bears are allowing 20.6 points per contest, which has them sitting 39th in Division 1. This season, they have conceded 185 points.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Bears college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Sooners -6.5
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