Oklahoma vs. OK State Total Prediction
Will Saturday’s “Bedlam Game” turn into another shootout between No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 11 Oklahoma State?
Matchup: No. 5 Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) at Oklahoma State (7-1, 4-1 Big 12)
T.V.: FS1, 4:00 p.m. ET
Odds: Oklahoma State -2.5 (76)
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cowboys opened as 3-point home favorites but the line was down to 2.5. As for the total, the number currently sits at 74 points after hitting the board at 76.
PUBLIC BETTING: As of this writing, public bettors are backing the underdog Sooners, as over 55% of tickets are on Oklahoma.
SERIES TRENDS: The Sooners are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games in Stillwater and have covered in nine of the last 13 meetings between these two teams. The road team is also 4-1 at the betting window in the last five meetings between these two rivals.
OUR PREDICTION: Given the offensive firepower that these two teams possess, it’s hard to bet the under when Baker Mayfield and Mason Rudolph could lead their respective offenses on touchdown drives every possession. Under Rudolph, the Cowboys are fourth and third in scoring and total offense. Under Mayfield, the Sooners are sixth in scoring and first in total offense. The Sooners average 42.9 points per game and allow 25.2 per contest. The Cowboys, meanwhile, average 44.5 points per game and allow 24.4.
The over is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams, is 23-11-1 in the Sooners’ last 35 conference games, and is 14-6 in the Cowboys’ last 20 matchups agianst Big 12 opponents. Enjoy the fireworks, folks.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 10 PREDICTION: OKLAHOMA/OKLAHOMA STATE OVER 76