#8 Oklahoma State vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff | How to Watch, Odds, Predictions, & Storylines

Kickoff: 6 PM CT

Location:  Boone Pickens Stadium (Stillwater, Oklahoma)

Television: ESPN+

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Official Game Notes

How the Cowboys Can Win

Oklahoma State needs to get in, take care of business, and get out with no problems or injuries. The Cowboys are almost 8-touchdown favorites, which is crazy under any circumstances, but really all they need to do is win handily with very few mistakes, and it’ll be a success wrap up of the non-conference schedule.

How the Golden Lions Can Win

A miracle. It is going to take nothing short of a miracle for Arkansas-Pine Bluff to get a win.

Staff Predictions

Staff Score Predictions

Craig55-10 Oklahoma State
Matt47-31 Oklahoma State
Zack54-17 Oklahoma State

An Oklahoma State Win Would…

  • Improve the Cowboys’ home winning streak to 11 games, setting a record for the longest streak in school history.
  • Make the Cowboys 3-0 for the sixth consecutive season.
  • Give the Cowboys 10 straight wins in September games, dating to 2019.
  • Improve Mike Gundy’s record against FCS teams to 14-0.
  • Make the Cowboy 22-2 in its past 24 non-conference games and 44-8 in its past 51 non-conference games.
  • Improve Mike Gundy’s record in non-conference games to 61-13.
  • Make the Cowboys17-2 in its past 19 games overall, dating back to the 2020 season.

Notable Streaks and Trends Entering the Game

• OSU has won 10 consecutive home games.
• OSU has held eight of its past 14 opponents under 100 yards rushing.
• OSU has held 18 consecutive opponents under 200 yards rushing.
• OSU has won 80 consecutive games when holding its opponent to fewer than 20 points, dating back to Sept. 13, 2003 – the longest active stretch of time in the FBS and longest since at least 1980.
• OSU has held its opponent scoreless on its game-opening drive in 25 of its past 33 games.
• OSU has held its opponent to less than a 50% third down conversion rate in 26 of its past 27 games.
• OSU is 32-12 in its past 44 games decided by fewer than 10 points.
• OSU is 41-6 in its past 47 games when leading at halftime, dating back to Sept. 17, 2016.
• Dating back to 2005, OSU is 44-4 when not committing a turnover.
• Dating back to 2008, OSU is 70-8 when winning the turnover battle.
• OSU has won three of its past four overtime games.
• OSU has forced 31 turnovers in its past 20 games.
• Over the past 27 games, OSU has held opponents to 110-for-402 (27.4%) on third down

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