At 12:00 ET, the Cowboys and Longhorns clash at AT&T Stadium for a week 14 NCAAF matchup. Catch the action on ABC, with the game set for Saturday, December 2nd. This showdown between Big 12 conference opponents has the Longhorns as 14 point home favorites. Will they be able to clinch a win at home and cover the spread?
OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS VS TEXAS LONGHORNS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Texas Longhorns -14
This game will be played at AT&T Stadium at 12:00 ET on Saturday, December 2nd.
WHY BET THE TEXAS LONGHORNS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 37-21 in favor of Texas.
- Not only will Texas pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -14.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 56 points, and we like the over with a projected 58 points.
Do the Cowboys Have What it Takes on the Road?
The Oklahoma State Cowboys take on the Texas with a 9-3 record, including 3-2 on the road and 4-1 at home.
Against the spread, Oklahoma State has gone 7-3 this season. The Cowboys have been favored five times compared to five games as the underdog.
So far this season, Oklahoma State boasts an over/under record of 5-5. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 57.5 points, while the average over/under line has been 53.3 points.
The Cowboys’ offense is gearing up to take on Texas, with an average of 170.7 rushing yards per game and an 5 yards per attempt. In the college football rankings, they are currently in 53rd place for rushing yards and 36th place for passing yards, accumulating an average of 265.4 yards per contest. Oklahoma State’s overall scoring average is at 30.2 points per game, placing them 44th rank nationally.
The Cowboys’ defense has given up 173.9 rushing yards per game this season, which is 87th. Opponents are recording an average of 251.2 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks come in with a passer rating of 94.3 when playing against Oklahoma State. In terms of points allowed, they currently sit 44th in NCAA rankings.
Do the Longhorns Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
This season, the Texas Longhorns are currently 11-1. So far this season, they have played six road games and five at home.
So far, Texas has been favored 10 times and the underdog in one game. This has led to an ATS record of 6-5 and an average scoring differential of +17.8.
This season, Texas has posted an over/under record of 3-7-1 through 12 games. On average their games have combined for 52.3 points.
In the rushing game, the Longhorns are currently 31st in college football with 455 attempts per game. This has resulted in an average of 188.8 rushing yards per game, putting them 24th nationally. Their passing game has averaged 32.1 passes and 272.1 yards per game. When it comes to scoring, they are 20th, averaging 35.1 points per game.
Looking at this week’s game, the Texas defense stands at 59th in points allowed, permitting 17.2 points on average per game. So far, opposing teams have managed 240.1 passing yards per game against them (122nd). On the ground, they’re conceding 85 rushing yards, ranking them 9th in college football.