In a matchup that features two schools ranked in the Top 12 nationally, the No. 11 Texas Longhorns are getting 10.5 points when they take on their Big 12 counterpart No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners to Cotton Bowl. The pivotal afternoon game is scheduled to get going at 12:00 p.m. ET and FOX will televise the action.
No. 6 Oklahoma at No. 11 Texas Betting Odds 10/12/2019
This Big 12 game’s line is placed at 10.5 points in favor of Oklahoma. The Sooners are currently getting -425 moneyline odds while the Longhorns are +315. The over/under is set at 75.5 points, and if one team can find paydirt early, it will likely result in a nice live betting opportunity.
Since the game’s O/U was initially set at 74.5, the over has gotten most of the early sharp action.
The Sooners are 5-0 straight up (SU), including 2-0 SU against Big 12 opponents. The Longhorns are 4-1 SU overall and are also 2-0 SU in conference play. The Sooners have gained 0.0 units so far and are 3-2 against the spread (ATS). The team has recorded an O/U mark of 2-3.
The Longhorns have gained 2.0 units this season. The team is 3-2 ATS and four of its games have gone over the total.
The Sooners are looking to stay undefeated following a 45-20 win over Kansas last week. Jalen Hurts completed 16-of-24 passes for 228 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Trey Sermon (71 rushing yards on 11 attempts, one TD) and the signal-caller Hurts (56 yards on 10 carries, two TDs) led the ground attack in the win. Trejan Bridges (two receptions, 19 yards) and Nick Basquine (two catches, 32 yards) shared the receiving duties.
The Texas Longhorns just put together a 42-31 win over West Virginia. The team’s defensive secondary allowed the Mountaineers to air it out for 367 yards and three touchdowns. T.J. Simmons was a bright spot in the defeat, posting 135 yards on seven catches for West Virginia. For Texas, Sam Ehlinger completed 18-of-33 passes for 211 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Roschon Johnson (121 yards on 21 rush attempts) and Keaontay Ingram (18 yards on 11 carries) spearheaded the ground game in the win while Devin Duvernay (six receptions, 86 yards) and Malcolm Epps (three catches, 34 yards, one TD) led the receiving corps.
Oklahoma has run the ball on 56.8 percent of its offensive plays this year, including 51.5 percent across possessions in conference play. Texas has a run percentage of 51.2 percent, and has rushed the ball 60.1 percent of the time against Big 12 opponents. The Sooners have rushed for 288 yards/game (including 235 per game against Big 12 opponents) and have 18 scores via handoffs this year. The Longhorns are averaging 176 rushing yards per contest (217 in conference) and have 10 total rush TDs.
The Sooners have averaged a stellar 355 yards in the air overall (360 per game against conference opposition) and have 17 passing scores so far. The Longhorns have recorded 308 pass yards per outing (246.0 in the Big 12) and also have 17 total pass TDs.
Oklahoma appears to possess an advantage when it comes to limiting the pass. The team has let opponents rush for an average of 150 yards and pass for 198 yards per game. Texas has allowed 116.8 yards per game on the ground and 325 to opposing teams in the air. The Sooners are allowing an adjusted net yards per pass attempt (ANY/A) of just 5.53 to opposing QBs, while the Longhorns have given up a 6.75 ANY/A.
Hurts is up to 1,108 pass yards this year, and has connected on 65-of-85 attempts with 11 passing touchdowns and only one interception. Hurts has a pristine 14.30 adjusted net yards per pass attempt overall, although that number is 12.76 over the past two outings.
In the other locker room, Sam Ehlinger has put up 1,167 yards, 13 TDs and one INT. Ehlinger’s ANY/A sits at 8.62 for the year and 7.84 over his past two games.
Oklahoma Sooners at Texas Longhorns NCAA Prediction
SU Winner – Oklahoma, ATS Winner – Oklahoma, O/U – Over
The Oklahoma defense has sacked opposing quarterbacks 13 times this year. Texas has registered 10 sacks.
Texas has lost three fumbles this season while Oklahoma has lost two.
The Sooners offense has tallied 10 pass plays of 40 yards or more, while the Longhorns have put up four such plays.
The Oklahoma defense has allowed zero pass plays of 40+ yards, while Texas has given up seven such plays.
The Oklahoma offense has created 22 rushing plays of 20+ yards, while Texas has created three such runs.
The Sooners defense has allowed nine rushing plays of 20 or more yards, while the Longhorns have given up two such runs.
The Over/Under for Texas’ last outing going into it was 62. The over cashed in the 42-31 triumph over West Virginia.
Over its last three matchups, Texas is 2-1 ATS and the over cashed in two of those three.
Over its last three matches, Oklahoma is 2-1 ATS and the under cashed in two of those three.
The O/U for Oklahoma’s last game was 67. The under cashed in the team’s 45-20 win over Kansas.
Oklahoma has averaged 7.2 yards per carry over its last three outings and 7.0 over its last two.
Texas has averaged 4.7 yards per carry over its last three contests and 4.7 over its past two.