Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 11/12/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Iowa State Cyclones vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (+1)
Boone Pickens Stadium is the site where the Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-3) will go up against the Iowa State Cyclones (4-5) on Saturday. Oklahoma State opens this matchup as 1-point dogs from oddsmakers. The betting total comes in at 48.
The Iowa State Cyclones head into this matchup 4-5 this year. The last time they took the field, the Cyclones faced the West Virginia Mountaineers and earned the victory with a final of 31-14. Deon Silas led the offense in rushing for the Cyclones with 6 carries for 77 yds (12.8 yards per attempt). Hunter Dekkers finished 24/36 with 219 yds passing and 2 touchdowns. He had a quarterback rate of 136.1 and walked away from the game without throwing a pick. When it came to stopping the run, the Cyclones conceded 76 yards on 22 attempts, which is 3.5 yds per rush surrendered. Iowa State surrendered 12 pass completions on 27 attempts for 124 yards, and a completion percentage of 44.4%. At the end of the game, they had 74 plays which gave them 391 yds. The Iowa State Cyclones ended up running the ball 38 times and accounted for 172 yards, which earned them an average of 4.5 yds per carry.
The Cyclones have earned 3,352 total yards over the course of this year. In terms of distribution of touchdowns, Iowa State has earned 16 touchdowns via the pass and 8 touchdowns on the ground. They have surrendered the ball 14 times. Iowa State has amassed 185 1st downs as a team, and they have been hurt by 45 infractions for 382 yards. Offensively they maintain an average of 105.6 yards in the run game which has them sitting 117th in the nation. In terms of putting points on the board, the Iowa State Cyclones are averaging 22.7 points per outing.
The Cyclones are ranked 9th in the nation in terms of team defense, allowing 16.3 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.4 yards per run and 110.6 yards on the ground per game this season. In total, they have allowed 995 yards via the ground game in 9 games. Concerning passing yardage, the Cyclones have given up 1,565 yards which has them ranked 14th in college football. They have relinquished 173.9 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 56.4%. Overall, they are conceding 284.4 yards per contest which has them ranked 10th in Division 1. They have yielded 13 touchdowns through the air as well as 5 touchdowns via the ground game.
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The Cowboys come into this game with a record of 6-3 for this season. The last time they took the field, the Cowboys took a loss by a final score of 37-16 against the Kansas Jayhawks. Garret Rangel (2 TDs) finished the game with 304 yards on 27/40 passing while his QB rating was 132.8. He had 3 interceptions and his average yards per attempt was 7.6. Dominic Richardson carried the rock 14 times for 51 yards, ending the contest with 3.6 yards per carry for Oklahoma State. Oklahoma State ran for 3.1 yards per carry, finishing the game with 110 yards on 35 attempts. The Cowboys finished with 414 yards on 75 plays (5.5 yards per play). The Cowboys pass defense allowed a completion rate of 78.3%, relinquishing 203 yds on 18 for 23 through the air. Oklahoma State surrendered 46 run attempts for 351 yards (7.6 yds per rush).
Concerning the points being put on the board, the Cowboys currently rank 21st in D-1 with 36.6 PPG. For the season thus far, the Cowboys currently have a total of 2,659 yards via the pass together with holding an average of 295.4 passing yards per outing, giving them a rank of 18th in D-1. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are averaging 433.2 yards/outing, which ranks them 36th in college football. The Oklahoma State offense has 296 penalty yards on 32 infractions, which is good for 130th in the country in terms of making mistakes.
The Cowboys are giving up 31.8 points per game, which has them sitting 113th in the country. Oklahoma State has allowed a total of 1,572 yards on the ground (174.7 yards/game) and 15 touchdowns rushing for the year. This season, they have conceded 286 total points. They have allowed the opposition 20 touchdowns via the pass and 291.6 yards/game, which has them sitting 125th in the nation. The Cowboys defense has been on the field for 702 plays, which ranks 127th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Cyclones/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cyclones -1
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