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Oklahoma State 30, Texas 27: "Here, you take the game." "No, YOU take the game!"

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Top 5 Plays

Play Number

Name

Down-Distance-Spot

Quarter

Play Description

Home Team WP Before Play

Home Team WP Added

1

200

Oklahoma State

5-0-0

4

KICKOFF

0.339

-0.339

2

146

Oklahoma State

3-11-72

3

Mason Rudolph Pass INTERCEPTED

0.400

0.268

3

51

Oklahoma State

1-10-57

2

Mason Rudolph Rush for -9, FUMBLE

0.264

0.218

4

154

Oklahoma State

1-10-50

4

Mason Rudolph Pass INTERCEPTED

0.616

0.202

5

140

Texas

3-11-25

3

Jerrod Heard Rush for -22

0.467

-0.162

Three of the top four plays were Mason Rudolph turnovers, and OSU still won.

Oklahoma State 30, Texas 27

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Basics Oklahoma State Texas Nat'l Avg
Total Plays 82 59
Close Rate (non-garbage time) 100.0%
Avg Starting FP 32.9 27.1 29.5
Possessions 14 12
Scoring Opportunities*
7 5
Points Per Opportunity 4.29 2.60 4.82
Leverage Rate** 65.9% 61.0% 68.5%
Close S&P*** 0.536 0.527 0.588
* A scoring opportunity occurs when an offense gets a first down inside the opponent's 40 (or scores from outside the 40).
** Leverage Rate = Standard Downs / (Standard Downs + Passing Downs)
*** When using IsoPPP, the S&P formula is (0.8*Success Rate) + (0.2*IsoPPP)
EqPts (what's this?) Oklahoma State Texas
Total 35.8 25.5
Rushing 12.1 20.2
Passing 23.7 5.4
Success Rate (what's this?) Oklahoma State Texas Nat'l Avg
All (close) 39.0% 32.2% 41.9%
Rushing (close) 30.2% 42.9% 42.8%
Passing (close) 48.7% 16.7% 40.9%
Standard Downs 38.9% 47.2% 47.3%
Passing Downs 39.3% 8.7% 30.2%
IsoPPP (what's this?) Oklahoma State Texas Nat'l Avg
All (close) 1.12 1.34 1.27
Rushing (close) 0.93 1.35 1.06
Passing (close) 1.25 1.34 1.49
Standard Downs 0.94 1.33 1.11
Passing Downs 1.47 1.51 1.80
Line Stats Oklahoma State Texas Nat'l Avg
Line Yards/Carry (what's this?) 2.24 3.48 2.84
Std. Downs Sack Rt. 5.0% 20.0% 4.7%
Pass. Downs Sack Rt. 10.5% 35.7% 6.8%
Turnovers Oklahoma State Texas
Turnovers 3 1
Turnover Points (what's this?) 20.6 3.8
Turnover Margin Texas +2
Exp. TO Margin Texas +0.66
TO Luck (Margin vs. Exp. Margin) Texas +1.34
TO Points Margin Texas +16.7 points
Situational Oklahoma State Texas
Q1 S&P 0.752 0.612
Q2 S&P 0.491 0.704
Q3 S&P 0.528 0.399
Q4 S&P 0.327 0.000
1st Down S&P 0.539 0.587
2nd Down S&P 0.449 0.647
3rd Down S&P 0.591 0.574
Projected Scoring Margin: Texas by 6.5
Actual Scoring Margin: Oklahoma State by 3

Oklahoma State controlled the game (in terms of field position, success rate, etc.), gave the game away with two turnovers returned for scores, then were gifted the game by a botched Texas punt. (And yes, some bad calls.) Really strange game.