How does WVU stack up against OU?
On the season, Oklahoma has averaged 39.9 points per game while WVU has averaged only 31.3 points per game. Oklahoma has 359 total points to WVU’s 282. OU also has scored significantly more touchdowns than WVU at 47-35.
Offensively, OU has put up 4410 total yards vs 3775 for the Mountaineers. While Garrett Greene has come on strong over the past few weeks, Dillon Gabriel has 2646 offensive passing yards to Garrett’s 1545. GG did outrush Gabriel 427 to 287.
WVU has outrushed and out-punted OU, and has nearly 5 minutes more per game in time of possession. WVU is better on field goal attempts, better on fumbles lost, turnover ratio, and penalties per game.
Oklahoma’s best win came against Texas 34-30 in the Red River rivalry while WVU’s best win came last week at home against BYU 37-7. Oklahoma’s overall record is 7-2 while WVU is 6-3 but both teams are 4-2 in the conference and both in contention for the Big 12 Championship game!
ESPN matchup predictor has OU winning with 88.9% odds. The honest truth is this will be hard game for WVU to win but it’s not impossible. Garrett Greene and company beat Oklahoma last year in a rebuild year. Let’s go down to Norman and still another win!
Gametime is set for 7 pm, Saturday, November 11 on Fox.