Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Cowboys and Longhorns. The game is starting at 2:00 ET on ESPN2, and it’s hosted by the Longhorns at Moody Center in Austin, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 144.5 points, and Texas is favored by -10 vs. Oklahoma State in a Big 12 conference matchup.

OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS VS TEXAS LONGHORNS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oklahoma State Cowboys +10

This game will be played at Moody Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Longhorns.
  • Even though we have Texas winning straight-up, we like Oklahoma State at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Are Oklahoma State Ready for a Road Win?

Coming into this game, Oklahoma State is 12-16 overall and 4-10 in Big 12 play. The Cowboys are just 1-8 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin on the road is -10.4 points per game.

So far this season, Oklahoma State has been the underdog in 13 of their 28 games. As the underdog, they are just 3-10.

As the underdog this season, Oklahoma State has gone 6-7 vs. the spread. On the road, the Cowboys are 4-5 ATS and they have an overall ATS mark of 11-15. However, they have been excellent vs. the spread recently, going 3-0 on the road and 5-0 as the underdog in their last three and five games, respectively.

Oklahoma State’s over/under record this year is 15-11 and today’s line of 144.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (140.3). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 156 points.

The Oklahoma State offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against UCF. They posted a field goal percentage of 40.4% and connected on 5 threes. The Oklahoma State offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 24.3 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 34% of their looks from outside this season.

At present, the Cowboys’ defense is nationally ranked 164th, allowing 71.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Oklahoma State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.4% this season.

Will the Longhorns Find a Way to Win at Home?

At home this season, Texas is 13-5, and their average scoring margin is +12.8 points per game. They are favored by 10 points today, and they have gone 14-4 in 18 games as the favorite.

So far this year, the Longhorns have a record of 18-10. They have gone 7-8 in Big 12 play compared to their non-conference record of 11-2. Texas has won two straight games, and they are coming off an 81-69 win over Texas Tech.

As the favorite this season, Texas has gone just 5-13 against the spread. Their ATS mark at home is 6-12, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Longhorns are just 2-8 vs. the number.

Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in Texas’ games this season (144.6). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points, which is lower than their season average of 144.1 points per game.

Texas is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 81 points vs. Texas Tech. This figure is more than their season average of 75.5 points per game. Max Abmas is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16.5 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Dylan Disu brings a PPG average of 16.8 into the game.

The Longhorns’ defense is presently ranked 86th nationally, allowing an average of 68.6 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Texas’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.1% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.0% this season.