In a game between a pair of programs that are nationally ranked in the Top 10, the No. 6 LSU Tigers (-5) will be taking the field the Texas Longhorns at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field. The matchup is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET and fans can catch it live by tuning in to ABC.
No. 6 LSU at No. 10 Texas Betting Odds
LSU is giving up 5 points in this game. The Tigers are currently receiving -220 moneyline odds while the Longhorns are +180. This contest could offer multiple in-game betting possibilities, and the over/under (O/U) is set at 52.5 points.
After the game’s O/U was initially placed at 54, the early action has leaned toward the under.
The Tigers are 1-0 straight up (SU) while the Longhorns are also 1-0 SU. The Tigers are 1-0 against the spread (ATS) and have gained 0.0 units so far. The team has posted an O/U record of 1-0.
The Longhorns are up 1.0 unit this season. The team is 1-0 ATS and also has an O/U record of 1-0.
The Tigers are hoping to remain unbeaten following a 55-3 victory over Georgia Southern last week. The passing game was sharp as the Tigers completed 30-of-39 passes for 350 yards and five touchdowns. Joe Burrow went 23-for-27 for 278 yards and five touchdowns while Myles Brennan completed seven-of-12 for 72 yards. Clyde Edwards-Helaire (45 yards on nine rush attempts, one TD) mounted the running attack while Justin Jefferson (five receptions, 87 yards, one TD) and Edwards-Helaire (four catches, 31 yards) handled the receiving duties in the win.
Texas just earned a 45-14 win over Louisiana Tech. As a group, the Longhorns collectively completed 31-of-43 passes for 301 yards and four touchdowns. Sam Ehlinger went 28-for-38 for 276 yards and four touchdowns while Casey Thompson was three-of-five for 25 yards. Keaontay Ingram (78 rushing yards on 11 attempts, one TD) led the running game while Devin Duvernay (nine receptions, 55 yards, one TD) and Collin Johnson (four catches, 59 yards, one TD) led the pass-catching attack in the win.
If last year’s results can translate to 2019, then the Longhorns could own the edge when it comes to quarterback protection, as their offensive line yielded just 27 sacks last season while their D-line registered 32 sacks. The Tigers O-line gave up 35 sacks last year and their defense generated only 34 sacks.
LSU Tigers at Texas Longhorns Betting Pick
SU Winner – LSU, ATS Winner – LSU, O/U – Over
Team Betting Trends
The Tigers O-line gave up 35 sacks last season. Their defense created 34 sacks.
Longhorns quarterbacks were sacked 27 times last season. Their defense was able to sack opposing QBs on 32 occasions.
The LSU defensive unit has sacked opposing quarterbacks two times this season. Texas has produced one sack.