Oregon Ducks vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 12/29/2021 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oregon Ducks vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Location: Alamodome in San Antonio, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Sooners (-3)
The Oklahoma Sooners (10-2) will try to beat the Oregon Ducks (10-3) at Alamodome on Wednesday in the Valero Alamo Bowl. Oklahoma opens as 3-point favorites from Vegas oddsmakers. The over/under is set at 61.5.
The Oregon Ducks come into this matchup with a record of 10-3 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Ducks played the Utah Utes and took a loss by a final of 38-10. Anthony Brown went 13/24 with 147 yds passing. He had a quarterback rating of 89.0 and finished the game with 2 picks. Travis Dye was the leader on the ground for the Ducks with 15 carries for 82 yards (5.5 yds per carry). In all, they had 53 plays which converted into 221 yards. The Oregon Ducks rushed the ball a total of 29 different times and amassed 74 yards, which had them averaging 2.6 yards per tote. On the ground, the Ducks gave up 191 yards on 40 attempts, which is 4.8 yards per run allowed. Oregon conceded 15 completions on 24 tries for 170 yards, and a completion percentage of 62.5%.
The Ducks have earned 5,434 yards in total this season. In terms of scoring, Oregon has compiled 18 touchdowns via the pass and 34 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 13 times. Oregon has compiled 294 1st downs as a team, and they have been flagged for 98 infractions for 870 yds. As a unit they are averaging 202.5 yards rushing which ranks them 23rd in the country. In terms of putting the ball in the endzone, the Oregon Ducks have an average of 31.4 points per game.
The Ducks are ranked 60th in Division 1 in terms of team defense, conceding 25.5 points per game. They are giving up an average of 3.7 yards per tote and 129.3 rushing yards per game so far this season. Overall, they have allowed 1,681 yards via the ground game in 13 games. When talking about yards through the air, the Ducks are giving up 3,136 yds which has them sitting in 109th in the nation. They are giving up 241.2 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 60.2%. Over the course of this year, they have relinquished 370.5 yards per game which has them sitting 55th in D-1. They have yielded 20 touchdowns via the pass as well as 21 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Sooners head into this game 10-2 this season. When they last played, the Sooners took a loss by a score of 37-33 when they played the Oklahoma State Cowboys. Kennedy Brooks carried the football 22 times for 139 yards, finishing the contest with 6.3 yards per carry for Oklahoma. Caleb Williams (3 touchdowns) finished the game with 252 yards on 20/39 through the air while his QB rate was 130.9. He didn't toss any picks and his Y/A was 6.5. Oklahoma allowed 36 run attempts for 140 yds (3.9 yards per carry). The Sooners secondary gave up a completion percentage of 63.3%, relinquishing 214 yds on 19 for 30 passing. The Sooners finished the contest with 441 yards on 83 plays (5.3 yds per play). Oklahoma rushed for 4.3 yards per carry, finishing with 189 yds on 44 attempts.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Sooners rank 10th in the nation averaging 38.4 PPG. During the season so far, the Sooners have thrown for a total of 3,187 yards via the pass in addition to holding an average of 265.6 passing yards per outing, which is ranked 30th in D-1. The Oklahoma Sooners average 442.2 yards per outing, ranking them 29th in the country. The Oklahoma offense has 658 penalty yards on 79 violations, ranking them 49th in college football in terms of giving up free yards.
The Sooners are giving up 25.3 points per game, which puts them 59th in the nation. Oklahoma has allowed a total of 1,487 yards rushing (123.9 yards per outing) and 14 touchdowns on the ground on the campaign. Over the course of the season, they have surrendered 304 points in total. They have allowed 23 touchdowns via the pass as well as 258.1 yards per game, ranking them 108th in D-1. The Sooners defense has taken the field for 809 plays, which ranks 49th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ducks/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sooners -3
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