Big 12 opponents will do battle when the No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners (3-0) face the Kansas State Wildcats (2-1) at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas State Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 14 points, with oddsmakers listing Oklahoma as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, Oklahoma has -557 odds to pick up the win, while Kansas State is listed at +400 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 53 points.
How to Watch Oklahoma vs. Kansas State Live?
- Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: FOX
- Location: Norman, Oklahoma
- Stadium: Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
Oklahoma owns the 36th-ranked defense this year (312.7 yards allowed per game), and has been more effective offensively, ranking 17th-best with a tally of 500.7 yards per game. Oklahoma has been surging on both offense and defense, ranking 20th-best in scoring offense (42.3 points per game) and 15th-best in scoring defense (10.0 points allowed per game). Oklahoma ranks 42nd in pass offense (265.7 passing yards per game) and 42nd in pass defense (194.3 passing yards allowed per game) this season. Oklahoma has the 48th-ranked defense this year in terms of rushing yards (118.3 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 15th-best with 235.0 rushing yards per game. On offense, Oklahoma ranks 48th in the FBS with a 44.4% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 62nd in third-down conversion rate allowed (118.3). With five forced turnovers (49th in the FBS) against one turnover committed (fifth in the FBS), Oklahoma’s +4 turnover margin is the 16th-best in college football.
Kansas State has been excelling on the defensive side of the ball, allowing just 276.0 total yards per game (20th-best). Offensively, it ranks 95th by compiling 354.7 total yards per game. Kansas State ranks 86th in the FBS with 28.0 points per contest, but it has been lifted up by its defense, which ranks 13th-best by giving up only 9.7 points per game. On the offensive side of the ball, Kansas State is a bottom-25 passing attack, putting up only 115.3 passing yards per game (fifth-worst). Fortunately, it is dominating on defense, ceding only 147.7 passing yards per contest (11th-best). Kansas State’s rushing attack has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 12th-best in the FBS with 239.3 rushing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is ceding 128.3 rushing yards per game, which ranks 57th. Kansas State ranks eighth-worst in third-down conversion percentage (26.2%), but at least it has been shutting down opposing offenses on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 12th-best in third-down rate surrendered (25.0%). Kansas State has accumulated seven forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over one time, resulting in a +6 turnover margin, which ranks fifth-best in the FBS.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas State Betting Analysis
Oklahoma Betting Insights
Oklahoma is 2-1-0 against the spread this season. In games it has played as 14-point favorites or more, Oklahoma has an ATS record of 1-1. Oklahoma games have yet to go over the total once this season. The Sooners have been the moneyline favorite a total of three times this season, and they’ve won all of those games. The Sooners have played as a moneyline favorite of -557 or shorter in just two games this season, and they won both.
Wildcats Betting Insights
Kansas State has covered the spread in a game two times this season (2-1-0). Games involving Kansas State have yet to hit the over once this year. The Wildcats have not played a game this season while listed as the underdog. The Wildcats have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +400.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas State Against The Spread & Betting Records
|Point Total AVG||65.3||65.3||65.5|
|Implied Total AVG||45.3||49.0||38.0|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||3-0||2-0||1-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
|Point Total AVG||51.0||51.0|
|Implied Total AVG||33.3||33.3|
|Moneyline Favorite Record||2-1||2-1||0-0|
|Moneyline Underdog Record||0-0||0-0||0-0|
Players to Watch
- The Sooners’ defensive unit has been helped by the contributions of Reggie Grimes, who has played three games and collected 10 tackles, 4.0 TFL, and four sacks.
- Billy Bowman has hit the gridiron for three games, totaling 14 tackles for the Sooners.
- Danny Stutsman has hit the gridiron for three games, posting 15 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack for the Sooners.
- With 2.5 sacks to go along with 3.0 TFL and six tackles, Ethan Downs has helped lead the Sooners’ defense over three games.
- Felix Anudike has been wreaking havoc on defense, collecting seven tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks for the Wildcats.
- On defense, Kobe Savage has helped keep opposing offenses in check with six tackles and two interceptions in three games.
- Daniel Green has four tackles and two interceptions in three games.
- Austin Moore has recorded 1.0 sack to go with 2.0 TFL and seven tackles in three games for the Wildcats.
Oklahoma vs. Kansas State Predictions and Pick
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Our prediction to win this matchup is Oklahoma, and we project that Oklahoma will cover the spread (Oklahoma -14). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 53 points.