Oklahoma State vs Oregon State early preseason fearless prediction and game preview.
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We’ll be diving in a whole lot deeper when we do this for real just before the season – crossing fingers that there is one. But for now …
Oklahoma State vs Oregon State Broadcast
Date: Saturday, September 3
Game Time: COMING
Venue: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK
Oklahoma State vs Oregon State Game Preview: Preseason Version
Why Oklahoma State Will Win
There isn’t another team in the Big 12 that returns more loaded with offensive weapons.
The offensive line gets enough parts back to make all of the stars shine. QB Spencer Sanders returns, Tylan Wallace and five of the top six receivers are expected back, and then there’s that 2,000-yard rusher to work around. Chuba Hubbard tore off 221 yards and three touchdowns in last year’s 52-36 win over the Beavers.
On the flip side, Oregon State lost leading receiver Isaiah Hodgins to the Buffalo Bills, No. 2 receiver Noah Togiai has to be replaced at tight end, and QB Jake Luton is off trying to push out Gardner Minshew at Jacksonville.
It’s going to be a shootout, and the home team is much better equipped. However …
Why Oregon State Will Win
There’s a whole lot to like about the Oregon State defense.
All-around playmaking linebacker Hamlicar Rashed it back along with seven of the team’s top eight tacklers. Almost all of the sacks from last year return, and in all, eight starters are expected back on a defense that should be one of the most improved in the Pac-12.
It’s not like the Beavers don’t have any offensive parts to keep up the pace.
Jermar Jefferson should have a huge rushing season behind a solid line, the receiving corps is good enough to overcome the loss of of Hodgins and Togiai, and former Nebraska Cornhusker Tristan Gebbia – if he wins the job – will add a dual-threat element missing from the attack last year.
What’s Going To Happen
Oklahoma State was able to roll last season, but Oregon State is going to be a whole lot stronger.
Jonathan Smith has been able to build up the Beaver talent level on both sides, and the athleticism is there to keep pace in what should be an offensive show.
Oklahoma State, though, will be too good.
The defense will be just okay, but the explosion from this offense will show up when it needs to put the game away.
Oklahoma State vs Oregon State Prediction, Line: Preseason Version
Oklahoma State 41, Oregon State 31
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Oklahoma State -16.5
Money Line: Oklahoma State -1112, Oregon State +700
ATS Preseason Confidence out of 5: 3.5
Must See Rating: 3
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