The Iowa State Cyclones and No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners are ready to square off on the grass at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. The opening kickoff for this pivotal conference matchup is pegged for 8:00 p.m. ET and FOX is scheduled to broadcast the action.
Iowa State at No. 9 Oklahoma Betting Odds 11/9/2019
The spread for this Big 12 game is placed at 13 points in favor of Oklahoma. The Cyclones are currently getting +375 moneyline odds while the Sooners are -550. This Big 12 game should present multiple in-game betting opportunities. The over/under has been set at 67.5 points.
The Cyclones are 5-3 straight up (SU), including 3-2 SU against Big 12 opponents. The Sooners are 7-1 SU overall and are also 4-1 SU in conference play. The Cyclones are 5-3 against the spread (ATS) and have lost 2.9 units so far. The team has posted an O/U record of 4-4.
The Sooners are up 1.0 unit this season. The team is 4-4 ATS and also has an even O/U record of 4-4.
These two teams met a year ago with the final outcome being a 37-27 victory for Oklahoma.
The Cyclones are reeling from a 34-27 defeat to Oklahoma State on October 26. The passing game wasn’t where it needed to be as Brock Purdy completed 39 passes for 382 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. Breece Hall (76 yards on 18 rush attempts, two TDs) mounted the ground attack. Charlie Kolar (eight receptions, 88 yards, one TD) and Deshaunte Jones (eight catches, 91 yards) handled the receiving duties in the defeat.
Back on October 26, Kansas State knocked off this Oklahoma crew by a score of 48-41. The Sooners defense allowed the Wildcats to run for 213 yards on 45 rush attempts, including six rush TDs. James Gilbert put up a good showing in the win for Kansas State, posting 105 rushing yards and a score on 13 attempts. For Oklahoma, Jalen Hurts completed 19-of-26 passes for 395 yards and one touchdown. Hurts (96 rushing yards on 19 attempts, three TDs) spearheaded the running game while CeeDee Lamb (five receptions, 135 yards, one TD) and Charleston Rambo (four catches, 82 yards) led the pass-catching corps in the loss.
Iowa State’s run the ball on 46.2 percent of its offensive possessions this year while Oklahoma has an overall rush percentage of 57 percent. The Cyclones have rushed for 151 yards/game (including 133 per game versus Big 12 opponents) and have 18 scores on the ground this year. The Sooners are putting up 252 rushing yards per contest (209 in conference) and have 25 total rush TDs.
The Cyclones have averaged 328 yards in the air overall (316 per game against conference opposition) and have 17 passing scores so far. The Sooners have recorded 346 pass yards per game (342.6 in the Big 12) and have 24 total pass TDs.
On the defensive side of the ball, Iowa State has allowed 116 rush yards and 226 pass yards per game. Oklahoma has allowed 139.5 rushing yards per game and 200.4 to opponents in the air. Both teams allow similar adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) to the opposition, as the Cyclones have given up an ANY/A of 5.68 to opposing QBs, while the Sooners are yielding an ANY/A of 5.47.
Purdy is up to 2,189 passing yards this year. He’s connected on 179-of-263 attempts with 12 passing touchdowns and six interceptions. Purdy’s got a 7.59 adjusted net yards per pass attempt, including 6.75 over the last two games.
Jalen Hurts has tallied 2,153 yards, 18 TDs and three INTs for Oklahoma. His ANY/A stands at 13.82 for the season and 16.85 across his last two outings.
Iowa State Cyclones vs. Oklahoma Sooners NCAA Tip
SU Winner – Oklahoma, ATS Winner – Oklahoma, O/U – Over
Team Betting Notes
The Cyclones offense has produced eight pass plays of 40 or more yards, while the Sooners have accounted for 14 such plays.
The Iowa State defense has allowed four pass plays of 40 or more yards, while Oklahoma has given up zero such plays.
The Iowa State offense has created nine rushing plays of 20+ yards, while Oklahoma has created 28 such runs.
The Cyclones defense has allowed seven rushing plays of 20+ yards, while the Sooners have given up 15 such runs.
The Oklahoma defensive unit has sacked opposing QBs 23 times this season. Iowa State has registered 18 sacks.
As a team, Iowa State has produced 4.5 yards per carry over its past three contests and 5.5 over its last two.
Oklahoma has averaged 5.6 yards per carry over its last three games and 4.7 over its past two.
In its last three matches, Oklahoma is 1-2 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
The Over/Under for Iowa State’s last game was set at 65. The under cashed in the team’s 34-27 loss to Oklahoma State.
Over its last three matchups, Iowa State is 2-1 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
The Over/Under for Oklahoma’s last game was set at 59. The over cashed in the 48-41 loss to Kansas State.