Oklahoma Sooners vs Florida State Seminoles Prediction, 12/29/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Florida State Seminoles
Date: Thursday, December 29, 2022
Location: Camping World Stadium in Orlando, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Seminoles (-7)
The Florida State Seminoles (9-3) are welcoming the Oklahoma Sooners (6-6) at Camping World Stadium on Thursday, December 29, 2022 in the Cheez-It Bowl. Florida State opens this matchup as 7-point favorites. The over/under is set at 58.5.
The Oklahoma Sooners step onto the field holding a record of 6-6 for this year. In their last matchup, the Sooners played against the Texas Tech Red Raiders and took a loss by a score of 51-48. Eric Gray was the rushing leader for the Sooners with 28 carries for 161 yds (5.8 yards per attempt). Dillon Gabriel finished 28/40 with 449 yds passing and 6 touchdowns. He had a QB rating of 208.8 and walked away from the game with 1 interception. In the running game, the Sooners conceded 163 yds on 45 attempts, which is 3.6 yds per run allowed. Oklahoma conceded 31 pass completions on 51 attempts for 436 yards, and a completion percentage of 60.8%. Overall, they had 87 plays for 672 yards. The Oklahoma Sooners ended up rushing 45 different times and accumulated 210 yds, which is an average of 4.7 yards per attempt.
When it comes to scoring points, the Oklahoma Sooners have an average of 32.9 points per contest. Offensively they're averaging 216.6 yards via the ground game which ranks them 14th in Division 1. The Sooners have tallied 5,666 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring, Oklahoma has compiled 26 passing touchdowns and 25 rushing touchdowns. Oklahoma has amassed 283 first downs, and they have been hurt by 67 infractions for 606 yards. They have given the ball to the opposition 14 different times.
Concerning passing yards, the Sooners have conceded 3,138 yards which has them ranked 107th in the nation. They have given up 261.5 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 61.2%. Overall, they are conceding 450.5 yards/outing which puts them 120th in D-1. They have conceded 18 touchdowns by air in addition to 28 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing an average of 4.4 yards per rush and 189.0 rushing yards per game for the season. For the season, they have allowed 2,268 yards via the ground game in 12 games. The Sooners sit in 98th in Division 1 when it comes to their opponents scoring, allowing 29.6 points per contest.
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The Seminoles come into this matchup with a record of 9-3 for this season. In their last game, the Seminoles got the win with a final of 45-38 when they faced the Florida Gators. Jordan Travis (1 TD) finished the contest with 270 yards on 13/30 passing while his quarterback rate was 129.9. He didn't throw any interceptions and his Y/A was 9.0. Trey Benson ran the ball 20 times for 111 yds, finishing the game with 5.6 yds per attempt for Florida State. The Seminoles finished the contest with a total of 497 yards while they ran 74 plays (6.7 yards per play). Florida State rushed the football for 5.2 yards per carry, finishing the game with 227 yards on 44 carries. Florida State relinquished 46 rushing attempts for 262 yds (5.7 yards per rush). The Seminoles secondary gave up a completion percentage of 33.3%, relinquishing 198 yds on 9 out of 27 passing.
Concerning putting points on the board, the Seminoles are ranking 17th in Division 1 by tallying 36.2 points per game. During this campaign so far, the Seminoles currently sit at 3,094 yards via the pass together with an average of 257.8 passing yards per contest, which has them sitting 41st in the nation. The Florida State Seminoles hold an average of 475.7 yards per outing, which has them sitting 13th in the nation. The Florida State offense has totaled 743 yds of penalties on 84 violations, which has them sitting 24th in the country in terms of helping out the opposition.
The Seminoles are giving up 19.7 points per contest, ranking them 16th in D-1. Florida State has surrendered a total of 1,780 yards rushing (148.3 yards per game) as well as 11 touchdowns by way of the ground game for the year. Over the course of the season, they have allowed 236 points. They have yielded 17 touchdowns through the air and 158.9 yards per game, which has them sitting 3rd in college football. The Seminoles defense has taken the field for 779 plays, which is 27th in college football.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Seminoles college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Seminoles -7
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