Oklahoma Sooners vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Prediction, 11/4/2023 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oklahoma Sooners vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Location: Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, OK
Odds/Point Spread: Cowboys (+10)
Boone Pickens Stadium is the site where the Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-2) will meet the Oklahoma Sooners (7-1) on Saturday, November 4, 2023. Oklahoma State opens this contest as 10-point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 63.
The Oklahoma Sooners come into this game with a record of 7-1 for this season. In their last matchup, the Sooners played the Kansas Jayhawks and took a loss by a score of 38-33. Dillon Gabriel finished 14/19 with 171 yds passing. He had a quarterback rating of 138.8 and finished the contest with 1 pick. Tawee Walker was the leader on the ground for the Sooners with 23 carries for 146 yards (6.3 yards per carry). The Oklahoma Sooners ran the ball a total of 55 times and compiled 269 yards, which came out to an average of 4.9 yards per tote. When the final whistle blew, they tallied 74 plays which totaled 440 yards. Oklahoma relinquished 15 completions on 32 attempts for a total of 218 yards, and a completion percentage of 46.9%. In the running game, the Sooners conceded 225 yards on 41 attempts, which averages out to 5.5 yds per rush allowed.
The Sooners have tallied 3,918 total yards this season. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, Oklahoma has compiled 21 passing touchdowns and 20 rushing touchdowns. They have turned the ball over 8 times. Oklahoma has accrued 213 1st downs as a unit, and they have been called for 56 infractions for 479 yds. As a team they're averaging 180.9 yards on the ground which is 34th in the country. When it comes to putting the ball in the endzone, the Oklahoma Sooners hold an average of 41.9 PPG.
Concerning yards through the air, the Sooners have conceded 1,901 yards which has them ranked 86th in college football. They are allowing 237.6 yards per outing through the air and giving up a completion percentage of 57.5%. Over the course of this season, they have relinquished 369.6 yards/game ranking them 62nd in the nation. They have surrendered 8 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 6 touchdowns on the ground. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 3.7 yards per rush on the ground and 132.0 rushing yards per contest on the campaign. During this campaign, they have conceded 1,056 yards on the ground through 8 outings. The Sooners are ranked 23rd in D-1 regarding team defense, giving up 18.9 PPG.
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The Cowboys step onto the field holding a record of 6-2 for this season. When they last stepped on the field, the Cowboys went home victorious with a score of 45-13 when they faced the Cincinnati Bearcats. Alan Bowman (2 touchdowns) ended the contest with 286 yds on 17/34 through the air while his QB rate was 134.2. He tossed 1 pick and his average yards per pass attempt was 8.4. Ollie Gordon ran the football 25 times for 271 yards, walking away from the game with 10.8 yds per carry for Oklahoma State. The Cowboys finished the contest with a total of 601 yds while they ran 71 plays (8.5 yds per play). Oklahoma State rushed the ball for 8.5 yards per tote, finishing the contest with 315 yards on 37 carries. Oklahoma State relinquished 50 rush attempts for 277 yds (5.5 yards per carry). The Cowboys pass defense gave up a completion rate of 44.0%, relinquishing 165 yds on 11 out of 25 through the air.
In relation to the points being put on the board, the Cowboys rank 47th in the nation maintaining an average of 31.1 points per contest. The Oklahoma State Cowboys hold an average of 429.0 yards per outing, which has them sitting 39th in college football. The Oklahoma State offense has 344 penalty yds on 43 violations, which is good for 92nd in Division 1 in terms of helping out the other team. They have tossed 6 picks while surrendering 3 fumbles and they have been able to earn 163 first downs. For the year to this point, the Cowboys have compiled 1,957 yards through the air as well as holding an average of 244.6 throwing yards per game, which has them ranked 56th in Division 1. They hold an average of 184.4 rushing yards per game and have rushed for 1,475 yards for the year.
The Cowboys are surrendering 24.4 points per game, ranking them 57th in college football. Oklahoma State has allowed the opposition a total of 1,363 yards rushing (170.4 yards per game) as well as 9 touchdowns rushing so far this season. In total, they have surrendered 195 points. They have surrendered 17 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 238.9 yards per outing, which has them in 92nd in college football. The Cowboys defense has been on the field for 547 plays, which has them sitting 85th in Division 1. They have compiled 4 fumbles recovered and 8 picks on the year.
Who will win tonight's Sooners/Cowboys college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cowboys +10
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