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Cowboys visit Sooners in Week 13 battle

Oklahoma State CowboysOklahoma Sooners
Nov 24, 3:30 PM | Grass of Memorial Stadium

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds

7-3TEAM RECORD8-2

In college football's annual Bedlam battle 8-2 Oklahoma and 7-3 Oklahoma State meet in Norman Saturday afternoon (3:30 pm ET, ESPN).

In the early betting the Sooners, who had won eight in a row in this series before losing last year, were early eight-point favorites over the defending Big 12 champion Cowboys.

View Oklahoma State vs Oklahoma Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to side with the Sooners in this one found them as 9-point favorites at GTbets.eu. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 20-rated Sooners and the No. 34-rated Cowboys in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 53-52 win for the Cowboys on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oklahoma's No. 9-ranked offense (40.8 PPG) against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 57 at 26.1 PPG. The Sooners passing attack has averaged 334 yards per game, more than the Cowboys give up through the air (262 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Cowboys own the league's No. 77-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 186.3 yards per game when on the road. Oklahoma, on the other hand, rates No. 55 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Oklahoma State was a 59-21 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas Tech. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites, while the total score (80) made winners of OVER bettors. Oklahoma State won its last game, 59-21 over Texas Tech on Saturday, behind a 174-yard receiving performance from Isaiah Anderson at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Oklahoma was a 50-49 winner in its last match on the road against West Virginia. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 99 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Landry Jones throttled the Mountaineers defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 554 yards as Oklahoma handed West Virginia a 50-49 defeat.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing in November are 7-3
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3

Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 9-1
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Cowboys at Sooners trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Oklahoma State is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma State's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 6 games when playing Oklahoma
Oklahoma is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Oklahoma State
Oklahoma is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Oklahoma is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma's last 7 games

Next up:
Oklahoma State at Baylor, Saturday, December 1
Oklahoma at TCU, Saturday, December 1