| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2021 | TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE VS. OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane and the Oklahoma State Cowboys will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Boone Pickens Stadium.

Oddsmakers opened the Cowboys as -12-point favorites versus the Golden Hurricane, while the game's total opened at 50.5.

Tulsa:

Team record: 0-1 SU,0-1 ATS

Tulsa is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games

Tulsa is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulsa's last 6 games

Oklahoma State:

Team record: 1-0 SU,0-1 ATS

Oklahoma State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games

Oklahoma State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oklahoma State's last 16 games

Next up:

Tulsa at Ohio State Saturday, September 18

Oklahoma State at Boise State Saturday, September 18

Tulsa’s last win against Oklahoma State came back in 1998. Their last win in Stillwater came all the way back in 1951. This has historically been a very one-sided series, and the Cowboys have won 9 of the last 10 matchups. The average margin of victory for Oklahoma State in those 9 wins was 23.4 points. In addition, Oklahoma State has covered the spread in 4 of the last 5 meetings. In last year’s matchup, the Golden Hurricane gave the Cowboys all they could handle. Oklahoma State won 16-7, but they failed to cover the 24-point spread. Things might be different this time around.

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Oklahoma State will still struggle and sputter, Tulsa will still struggle and sputter, and this will look a whole lot like last year’s 16-7 Cowboy win throughout the first half.

But the Cowboy D will be come up with two takeaways, the O will start to get the ground game working, and it’ll open up late in the third.

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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane come into this matchup with a record of 0-1 this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Golden Hurricane played the UC Davis Aggies and took a loss by a score of 19-17. Davis Brin finished 15/28 with 201 yds passing. He had a QB rating of 99.6 and finished the contest with 2 picks. Deneric Prince was the rushing leader for the Golden Hurricane with 14 attempts for 179 yards (12.8 yards per attempt). The Tulsa Golden Hurricane ran the rock 34 times and accrued 247 yds, which earned them an average of 7.3 yds per carry. In the game, they tallied 62 plays which totaled 448 yards. Tulsa relinquished 28 pass completions on 36 tries for a total of 311 yds, and a completion rate of 77.8%. On the ground, the Golden Hurricane conceded 88 yds on 46 attempts, which calculates to 1.9 yards per run allowed.

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KEY INJURIES

Tulsa Injuries

Seth Boomer QB 9/5 Knee QUESTIONABLE Boomer sat out the last contest with a knee injury, and his status for Saturday's matchup with Oklahoma State is unknown.

Josh Stewart WR 8/31 Undisclosed OUT Stewart will miss the entire 2021 season due to an injury to an unannounced location.

Oklahoma St Injuries

Trace Ford DE 7:42p Knee OUT Ford is sidelined with a torn ACL, and he is projected to miss the entire 2021 season.

Josh Sills OL 9/7 Undisclosed QUESTIONABLE Sills is bothered by an undefined issue, and it is uncertain if he will participate in Saturday's tilt with Tulsa.

Spencer Sanders QB 9/4 Illness OUT Sanders has been sidelined due to COVID protocols, it is unknown when he will return to the lineup.

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