Kickoff: 9:30 PM CT
Location: Mountain America Stadium (
Radio: Cowboy Radio Network
Twitter: Follow @HeartlandPokes for live tweets during the game
How the Cowboys Win
If Oklahoma State wants to pick up a road win in Tempe, they need to control the line of scrimmage. The offensive line looked a bit better near the end of the game last weekend against Central Arkansas, which allowed for the ground game to get going. If the Cowboys can run the ball with success, they should walk away with the victory.
How the Sun Devils Win
Arizona State struggled last week against Southern Utah, converting just 4-of-14 3rd down conversions. The Sun Devils are going to have to do a lot better than that against Oklahoma State, but if they’re able to put together some big plays, that could happen. The Cowboys didn’t give up a lot of big plays last weekend, but when they did, it led to points for Central Arkansas. If Arizona State can put together some plays of at least 25 yards, they can score some points.
Odds & Predictions
Staff Score Predictions
|Craig||30-27 Arizona State|
|Matt||27-23 Oklahoma State|
|Zack||31-24 Oklahoma State|
An Oklahoma State Win Would…
- Give the Cowboys eight consecutive wins in non-conference road games to improve the second longest streak in school history (Sept 7, 2013 – present). The only longer streak was 10 games from Nov. 28, 1942 – Nov. 24, 1945.
- Make the Cowboys 2-0 for the seventh consecutive season.
- Give the Cowboys 12 straight wins in September games, dating to 2019.
- Improve Mike Gundy’s record in September games to 56-12.
- Improve the Cowboys’ all-time record against Arizona State to 3-2 and its record vs. ASU in Tempe to 2-1.
- Improve Mike Gundy’s record against Pac-12 teams to 12-3.
- Improve Mike Gundy’s record in non-conference games to 63-14.
- Make the Cowboys 23-8 in its past 31 games overall, dating back to the 2020 season.
- Make the Cowboys 88-21 in its past 109 games vs. opponents outside of the AP Top 25, dating to 2010.
Notable Streaks and Trends Entering the Game
- OSU has held 30 of its past 33 Big 12 opponents under their season scoring average entering the game.
- OSU has won 82 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 31 of its past 45 games.
- OSU has held its opponent to less than a 50% third down conversion rate in 38 of its past 39 games.
- OSU is 34-15 in its past 49 games decided by fewer than 10 points.
- OSU is 45-8 in its past 53 games when leading at halftime, dating back to Sept. 17, 2016.
- Dating back to 2005, OSU is 45-4 when not committing a turnover.
- Dating back to 2008, OSU is 74-8 when winning the turnover battle.
- OSU has won three of its past five overtime games.
- Over the past 38 games, OSU has held opponents to 163-for-586 (27.8%) on third down.