Big 12 opponents will clash when the Oklahoma Sooners (3-3) face the No. 19 Kansas Jayhawks (5-1).
Oklahoma vs. Kansas Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with bookmakers listing Oklahoma as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Oklahoma has -327 odds to pick up the win, while Kansas is listed at +253 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 65 points.
How to Watch Oklahoma vs. Kansas Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
- Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN2
- Location: Norman, Oklahoma
- Stadium: Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
Oklahoma has the 49th-ranked offense this season (433.7 yards per game), and have been worse defensively, ranking 15th-worst with 450.0 yards allowed per game. Oklahoma is totaling 30.8 points per game on offense, which ranks them 63rd in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 88th, giving up 29.2 points per game. Oklahoma is putting up 223.7 passing yards per game on offense this year (89th in the FBS), and is giving up 235.5 passing yards per game (77th) on defense. While Oklahoma ranks 10th-worst in the FBS in rushing defense with 214.5 rushing yards allowed per game, it’s been a different situation offensively, as the Sooners rank 22nd-best in the FBS (210.0 rushing yards per game). Despite having a bottom-25 defense on third down that ranks 15th-worst in the FBS (44.7% third-down percentage), Oklahoma has put up better results on the other side of the ball, ranking 96th in the FBS by posting a 35.4% third-down percentage. Oklahoma ranks 46th in college football with a +2 turnover margin after forcing 6 turnovers (102nd in the FBS) while committing four (11th in the FBS).
Kansas ranks 42nd with 440.0 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 84th with 394.2 total yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball. Kansas’ defense ranks 71st in the FBS with 26.3 points given up per contest, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 17th-best by compiling 39.8 points per contest. Kansas’ defense has been a bottom-25 unit in pass defense this season, allowing 273.8 passing yards per game, which ranks 19th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 85th with 226.3 passing yards per contest. Kansas’ rushing attack has been paving the way for the team, as it ranks 17th-best in the FBS with 213.7 rushing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is giving up 120.3 rushing yards per game, which ranks 38th. Kansas’ third-down offense has been consistently moving the chains, putting up a 55.1% third-down conversion percentage (fourth-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 77th by surrendering a 39.3% third-down rate. Kansas sports a +2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 46th in the FBS.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas Betting Analysis
Oklahoma Betting Insights
Oklahoma has covered the spread two times this season (2-4-0). In games it has played as 9-point favorites or more, Oklahoma has an ATS record of 2-2. This season, Oklahoma games have hit the over twice. The Sooners have won 60% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (3-2). The Sooners have a 0-1 record (winning 75% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -327 or shorter.
Jayhawks Betting Insights
Kansas has covered (or pushed) in every game with a spread this season for a 5-0-1 ATS record. In games it has played as 9-point underdogs or more, Kansas has a perfect ATS record of 1-0. This season, Kansas games have hit the over three times. This season, the Jayhawks have been the underdog four times and won three of those games. The Jayhawks have been at least a +253 moneyline underdog two times this season and won each of those games.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||64.0||62.3||67.5|
|Implied Total AVG||40.7||42.3||37.5|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-2||2-1||1-1|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-1||0-1||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||62.2||63.9||58.8|
|Implied Total AVG||37.2||38.3||35.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||1-0||1-0||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||3-1||1-1||2-0|
Players to Watch
- As part of the Sooners’ defense, Danny Stutsman has posted 45 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks in six games.
- The Sooners’ defensive unit has been helped by David Ugwoegbu, who has suited up for six games and posted 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and 46 tackles.
- As part of the Sooners’ defensive unit, Reggie Grimes has collected 13 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks in six games.
- The Sooners’ defensive unit has been helped by the play of Billy Bowman, who has suited up for six games, recording 21 tackles.
- Lonnie Phelps has been wreaking havoc on defense, registering 22 tackles, 8.0 TFL, and six sacks for the Jayhawks.
- On defense, Kenny Logan Jr. has helped keep opposing offenses in check with 33 tackles and one interception in six games.
- The Jayhawks’ Craig Young has posted 27 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and two sacks in six games.
- Rich Miller has amassed 1.0 TFL and 34 tackles in six games for the Jayhawks.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas Predictions and Pick
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Our prediction to win this game is Kansas, and we predict that Kansas will cover the spread (Oklahoma -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 65 points.