Kansas vs. Oklahoma - 10/31/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oklahoma Sooners (6-1) at Kansas Jayhawks (0-7)
College Football: Saturday, October 31, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Memorial Stadium)
The Line: Kansas Jayhawks +38 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FOX Sports 1
The Oklahoma Sooners and Kansas Jayhawks meet Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
The Oklahoma Sooners look to remain unbeaten on the road by winning their third straight game. Baker Mayfield is completing 67.5 percent of his passes for 2,087 yards, 21 touchdowns and four interceptions. Mayfield has seven touchdown passes in his last two games. Sterling Shepard and Dede Westbrook have combined for 999 receiving yards and seven touchdowns while Durron Neal has 25 receptions. The Oklahoma Sooners ground game is averaging 194 yards per contest, and Samaje Perine leads the way with 621 yards and seven touchdowns. Defensively, Oklahoma is allowing 20 points and 338 yards per game. Dominique Alexander leads the Sooners with 58 tackles, Jordan Thomas has three interceptions and Eric Striker has five sacks. Daniel Brooks and Jordan Evans are questionable.
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The Kansas Jayhawks are still looking for their first win of the year after losing 10 straight games. Ryan Willis is completing 55.6 percent of his passes for 779 yards, four touchdowns and four interceptions. Willis has 81 pass attempts in his last two games. Tre' Parmalee and Steven Sims, Jr. have combined for 645 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Darious Crawley has 14 receptions. The Kansas Jayhawks ground game is averaging 117.8 yards per contest, and Ke'aun Kinner leads the way with 386 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Kansas is allowing 45 points and 563.1 yards per game. Fish Smithson leads the Jayhawks with 65 tackles, Greg Allen has two interceptions and Ben Goodman, Jr. has 4.5 sacks. Bobby Hartzog, Joshua Stanford and Damani Mosby are questionable.
The Sooners are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Jayhawks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on fieldturf and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The home team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings.
On paper, Oklahoma should crush Kansas. It's likely still going to happen. However, this is a ton of points to lay. Kansas has competed with Texas Tech at home and lost to Memphis by 32 points. We're getting nearly 40 points? Of course, betting on Kansas is always a little questionable. However, this is too many points for me.