Baylor Bears versus Oklahoma St Cowboys College Football Fantasy Picks 11-21-2015
A nice one is scheduled from the Big 12 conference on Saturday November 21st as the Oklahoma St Cowboys will be hosting the Baylor Bears. Fantasy college football draft GMs can tune to FOX TV at 7:30PM Eastern Time to track the results of their DFS roster picks.
The Oklahoma St Cowboys have a lot at stake in their next two games. The team is a perfect 10-0 and has two heavyweights left in Baylor on Saturday along with Oklahoma in two weeks following their bye week. The home team has dominated this series the past five seasons and have put up 41 or greater points in each of their wins. The Cowboys survived a close call last week in their come from behind victory at Iowa St by the score of 35-31. Oklahoma St had to bounce back from a 24-7 deficit in the second quarter. At issues for the Cowboys was their defense against the run as the Hawkeyes were able to gain 249 rushing yards for 6.6 yards a carry. Oklahoma St tightened up their defense in the second half in their victory by allowing just a touchdown to Iowa St in the second half of play. The team has had some close calls with four games decided by four points or less at the end of regulation time. Cowboys are seventh ranked in scoring on the season as they push across 43.6 points per game on the season.
Baylor has to overcome the heartbreak of a single loss as the team was defeated last week at home to Oklahoma 44-34. The loss most likely will keep the Bears out of any playoff discussion for the remainder of the season. Turnovers were a factor in the loss as the team committed three for the game and forced none from the Sooners. They faced a hot Oklahoma team who hadn’t lost since early in the year to Texas. Baylor has the style points on offense as the team is first in total and scoring offense from college football. They put up 637 yards along with 54.8 points per game on the season. Defensively the Bears have allowed over 40 points just once and it came last week in their loss to Oklahoma.
Baylor Bears QB:
The freshman quarterback has been inserted into the starting lineup with the season long injury to Seth Russell. Stidham is completing 71.6% of his throws for 1007 yards with 11 touchdowns and 2 picks. He has seen significant action as a starter in two games. The team is 1-1 scoring 31 points in a win at Kansas St and losing last week 44-34 at home to Oklahoma. In the loss to the Sooners the freshman QB hit on 59.3% of his throws for 257 yards with two touchdowns and two picks.
Baylor Bears RB:
Linwood has carried the football 155 times on the year with 1149 yards with nine rushing touchdowns. He has eight catches out of the backfield for 56 yards and a touchdown. He had 21 carries for 103 yards last week. Linwood has no rushing touchdowns in his past two games.
Baylor Bears WR:
The Bears junior wide out leads the team with 61 receptions for 1229 yards with 20 touchdowns. Last week in the loss to Oklahoma, Coleman had a season low three receptions for 51 yards. Two weeks ago he caught 11 balls for 216 yards and two touchdowns at Kansas St.
Oklahoma St QB:
The Cowboys sophomore quarterback is hitting on 64.4% of his throws for 3161 yards with 18 touchdowns and 8 picks. He had a single touchdown throw last week at Iowa St as he threw for 327 yards. Two weeks ago at home to TCU Rudolph completed five touchdown passes.
Oklahoma St RB:
Carson leads Oklahoma St with 108 carries on the season as he has rushed for 446 yards and four touchdowns.
Oklahoma St WR:
The sophomore wide out has been efficient catching 40 balls for 820 yards with seven touchdowns. Washington is averaging 20.5 yards per reception.
College Football Fantasy Money League Picks
QB: Mason Rudolph (Oklahoma St)
RB: Shock Linwood (Baylor)
WR: James Washington (Oklahoma St)