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    Star QB Dillon Gabriel and the Oklahoma Sooners (8-2) play the BYU Cougars (5-5) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

    The Cougars are expected to lose by at least two touchdowns (currently +24) versus the Sooners (with an over/under of 57 points).

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    Game Info for Oklahoma vs. BYU

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Provo, Utah
    • Stadium: LaVell Edwards Stadium
    Oklahoma vs BYU Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Oklahoma -24 -110 -110 57 -110 -110 -2642 +1275

    Oklahoma Pick Insights

    • Oklahoma is 7-3-0 ATS this season.
    • Oklahoma is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when favored by 24 points or more this season.
    • Oklahoma has hit the over in six of its 10 games with a set total (60%).

    Oklahoma Stats & Insights

    • On offense, Oklahoma has been a top-25 unit, ranking fourth-best in the FBS by putting up 505.4 yards per game. The defense ranks 70th (377.2 yards allowed per game).
    • Oklahoma ranks 28th in scoring defense this season (19.8 points allowed per game), but has been shining on offense, ranking fourth-best in the FBS with 41.8 points per game.
    • Oklahoma ranks 90th in pass defense this year (238.9 passing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best in the FBS with 323.8 passing yards per game.
    • Oklahoma is totaling 181.6 rushing yards per game on offense (36th in the FBS), and ranks 49th on defense with 138.3 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • Oklahoma has been surging on both sides of the ball in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 15th-best in third-down conversion rate (47.8%) and ninth-best in third-down conversion rate allowed (28.3%).
    • With 21 forced turnovers (second in the FBS) against 12 turnovers committed (41st in the FBS), Oklahoma’s +9 turnover margin is the ninth-best in college football.

    Oklahoma’s Best Players

    • Gabriel has thrown for 3,069 yards (306.9 ypg) to lead Oklahoma, completing 70.5% of his passes and collecting 25 touchdown passes compared to five interceptions this season. He’s also contributed in the ground game with 337 rushing yards on 82 carries with 11 rushing touchdowns.
    • Tawee Walker has carried the ball 85 times for a team-high 442 yards on the ground and has found the end zone six times as a runner.
    • This season, Gavin Sawchuk has carried the ball 69 times for 373 yards (37.3 per game) and four touchdowns.
    • Drake Stoops’ 692 yards as a receiver pace the team. He’s been targeted 79 times and has collected 62 receptions and nine touchdowns.
    • Nic Anderson has put up a 616-yard season so far with eight touchdowns, reeling in 24 passes on 36 targets.
    • Jalil Farooq has been the target of 52 passes and hauled in 35 receptions for 577 yards, an average of 57.7 yards per contest. He’s found the end zone two times through the air this season.
    • Ethan Downs has 4.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has five TFL, 21 tackles, and one interception.
    • Danny Stutsman is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s picked up 63 tackles, eight TFL, two sacks, and one interception.
    • Billy Bowman has a team-leading four interceptions to go along with 35 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended.

    BYU Betting Insights

    • So far this season, BYU has put together a 3-5-0 record against the spread.
    • The teams have hit the over in five of BYU’s eight games with a set total.

    BYU Pick Insights

    • BYU ranks eighth-worst in total yards per game (300), but it has been better defensively, ranking 106th in the FBS with 414.1 total yards surrendered per contest.
    • BYU is compiling 21.9 points per contest on offense this season (106th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 28.7 points per contest (94th-ranked) on defense.
    • From an offensive angle, BYU is generating 209.5 passing yards per game (86th-ranked). It ranks 78th in the FBS defensively (233.5 passing yards given up per game).
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been rough for BYU on both sides of the ball, as it is compiling only 90.5 rushing yards per game (eighth-worst) and allowing 180.6 rushing yards per game (18th-worst).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, this season has been tough for BYU on both offense and defense, as it is posting a 26.6% third-down conversion percentage (third-worst) and allowing a 44.7% conversion rate (19th-worst).
    • At +4, BYU has the 33rd-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 18 forced turnovers (17th in the FBS) and 14 turnovers committed (67th in the FBS).

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Kedon Slovis has thrown for 1,716 yards (171.6 per game) while completing 57.4% of his passes and tossing 12 touchdown passes with six interceptions this season.
    • LJ Martin has run for 494 yards on 104 carries so far this year while scoring four times on the ground.
    • Aidan Robbins has racked up 229 yards on 63 carries with one touchdown.
    • Chase Roberts’ 524 receiving yards (52.4 yards per game) lead the team. He has 39 receptions on 68 targets with four touchdowns.
    • Isaac Rex has caught 29 passes and compiled 385 receiving yards (38.5 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Darius Lassiter’s 28 receptions (on 51 targets) have netted him 347 yards (34.7 ypg) and four touchdowns.
    • Tyler Batty leads the team with 4.5 sacks, and also has five TFL and 30 tackles.
    • BYU’s leading tackler, Max Tooley, has 64 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jakob Robinson has picked off a team-high four passes. He also has 40 tackles and four passes defended to his name.
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