Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 9/11/2021 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (-13.5)
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (0-1) are on their way to Boone Pickens Stadium on Saturday where they will try to beat the Oklahoma State Cowboys (1-0). Tulsa opens this game as 13.5-point dogs from oddsmakers. The total is set at 52.
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane come into this matchup with a record of 0-1 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Golden Hurricane played the UC Davis Aggies and took a loss by a score of 19-17. Davis Brin finished 15/28 with 201 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 99.6 and finished the contest with 2 picks. Deneric Prince was the rushing leader for the Golden Hurricane with 14 attempts for 179 yards (12.8 yards per attempt). The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ran the rock 34 times and accrued 247 yds, which earned them an average of 7.3 yds per carry. In the game, they tallied 62 plays which totaled 448 yards. Tulsa relinquished 28 pass completions on 36 tries for a total of 311 yds, and a completion rate of 77.8%. On the ground, the Golden Hurricane conceded 88 yds on 46 attempts, which calculates to 1.9 yards per run allowed.
Concerning putting the ball in the endzone, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane have an average of 17.0 PPG. As a unit they're maintaining an average of 247.0 yards on the ground ranking this team at 26th in the nation. The Golden Hurricane have earned 448 total yards for the season. When it comes to distribution of touchdowns, Tulsa has amassed 0 no touchdowns and 2 touchdowns on the ground. Tulsa has tallied 19 1st downs, and they have been flagged for 12 infractions for 122 yards.
The Golden Hurricane sit in 74th in college football when it comes to team defense, conceding 19.0 points per contest. They are giving up 1.9 yards per attempt on the ground and 88.0 yards on the ground per contest for the season. During this campaign, they have conceded 88 rushing yards through 1 game. In terms of yards through the air, the Golden Hurricane are giving up 311 yards which has them ranked 117th in D-1. They are giving up 311.0 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 77.8%. Over the course of this year, they are granting 399.0 yards per contest which has them ranked 99th in the country.
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The Cowboys come into this matchup with a record of 1-0 for this year. When they last stepped on the gridiron, the Cowboys went home victorious with a score of 23-16 when they faced the Missouri State Bears. Shane Illingworth (1 TD) walked away from the contest with 315 yds on 22/40 through the air while his quarterback rating was 124.4. He tossed 1 interception and his average yards per attempt was 7.9. LD Brown ran the football 15 times for 30 yds, finishing the game with 2.0 yards per carry for Oklahoma State. The Cowboys finished with 369 yards while they ran 68 plays (5.4 yds per play). Oklahoma State rushed for 1.9 yards per carry, finishing the game with 54 yards on 28 attempts. Oklahoma State conceded 37 rushing attempts for 102 yards (2.8 yards per rush). The Cowboys pass defense allowed a completion percentage of 52.2%, surrendering 234 yards on 24 out of 46 passing.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys are averaging 369.0 yards per game, which has them ranked 77th in D-1. The Oklahoma State offense has 68 yards of penalties on 10 violations, which is good for 22nd in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team. During this campaign so far, the Cowboys have thrown for a total of 315 passing yards, which has them ranked 24th in the nation. When discussing their scoring prowess, the Cowboys rank 85th in Division 1 by tallying 23.0 points per contest.
The Cowboys are relinquishing 16.0 points per contest, which has them ranked 61st in the country. Oklahoma State has conceded a total of 102 yards rushing. They have allowed 1 touchdown from the passing game and 234.0 yards/outing, which has them ranked 93rd in college football. The Cowboys defense has been on the field for 83 plays, which has them ranked 127th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Golden Hurricane/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Golden Hurricane +13.5
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