Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas State Wildcats vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Memorial Stadium in Norman, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Sooners (-13)
The Kansas State Wildcats (2-1) are traveling to Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they will take on the Oklahoma Sooners (3-0). Kansas State opens as 13-point dogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total is 53.
The Kansas State Wildcats head into this matchup 2-1 this year. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Wildcats stepped onto the field against the Tulane Green Wave and took a loss by a final of 17-10. Adrian Martinez finished 21/31 with 150 yards passing and 1 TD. He had a quarterback rate of 119 and walked away from the game with no picks. Deuce Vaughn was the leader on the ground for the Wildcats with 20 attempts for 81 yds (4.1 yards per attempt). The Kansas State Wildcats rushed the ball a total of 42 times and recorded 186 yards, which came out to an average of 4.4 yards per attempt. When the final whistle blew, they ran 73 plays for 336 yds. Kansas State allowed 13 completions on 26 attempts for 176 yards, and a completion rate of 50.0%. In the running game, the Wildcats conceded 160 yards on 40 attempts, which calculates to 4.0 yards per run allowed.
When talking about getting in the endzone, the Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 28.0 PPG. Offensively they are averaging 239.3 yards on the ground ranking this team at 12th in D-1. The Wildcats have tallied 1,064 total yards for the year. With reference to getting in the endzone, Kansas State has earned 1 touchdown through the air and 8 rushing touchdowns. Kansas State has accrued 52 1st downs as an offense, and they have committed 17 infractions for 125 yards. They have surrendered the football 2 different times.
The Wildcats are ranked 13th in Division 1 concerning the opposition scoring, giving up 9.7 points per game. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.5 yards per attempt on the ground and 128.3 rushing yards per contest for the campaign. Overall, they have given up 385 yards on the ground through 3 games. Regarding passing yards, the Wildcats are conceding 443 yards which has them sitting in 13th in college football. They have allowed 147.7 yards per game via the pass in addition to giving up a completion percentage of 50.5%. In total, they have yielded 276.0 yards per outing which has them sitting 20th in college football. They have yielded 1 touchdown through the air as well as 2 touchdowns on the ground.
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The Sooners head into this game 3-0 for this year. When they last stepped on the field, the Sooners went home victorious with a score of 49-14 when they played the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Dillon Gabriel (2 touchdowns) finished the contest with 230 yards on 16/27 through the air while his QB rating was 155.3. He didn't throw any picks and his average yards per attempt was 8.5. Jovantae Barnes carried the rock 13 times for 77 yds, finishing the game with 5.9 yards per attempt for Oklahoma. Oklahoma ran the ball for 5.8 yards per attempt, finishing with a total of 312 yards on 54 attempts. The Sooners finished the game with 580 yards and they ran 84 plays (6.9 yds per play). The Sooners secondary conceded a completion rate of 67.7%, relinquishing 164 yds on 21 out of 31 through the air. Oklahoma surrendered 45 rush attempts for 163 yds (3.6 yds per rush).
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Sooners are sitting 20th in the nation holding an average of 42.3 points per game. During this campaign to this point, the Sooners currently sit at 797 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 265.7 throwing yards per game, putting them at 42nd in college football. The Oklahoma Sooners are averaging 500.7 yards per game, which is good for 18th in college football. The Oklahoma offense has totaled 149 yards of penalties on 18 infractions, which is good for 75th in the nation in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Sooners are surrendering 10.0 PPG, ranking them 14th in the country. Oklahoma has allowed the opposition a total of 355 yards via the ground game (118.3 yards per game) in addition to 2 touchdowns via the rush so far this year. This year, they have allowed 30 total points. They have yielded 1 FALSE via the pass as well as 194.3 yards per game, which has them ranked 42nd in D-1. The Sooners defense has been on the field for 231 plays, which is good for 111th in Division 1.
Who will win tonight's Wildcats/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Sooners -13
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