Betting on today’s Longhorns and Sooners game? Catch the action at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK, as the Sooners hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN. The over/under for this Big 12 conference contest is set at 143 points, with the Sooners being the favored team playing at home against the Longhorns.

TEXAS LONGHORNS VS OKLAHOMA SOONERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oklahoma Sooners -4.5

This game will be played at Lloyd Noble Center at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, January 23rd.

WHY BET THE OKLAHOMA SOONERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Sooners.
  • Not only will Oklahoma pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can the Longhorns Pull Off a Road Win?

Despite being the underdog, Texas has been the favorite in 15 of their 18 games this season. Their record as the underdog is 1-2, while they are 12-3 as the favorite. On the road, the Longhorns are 2-2, and their average scoring margin is -5.5 points per game.

Coming off a 75-73 win over Baylor, Texas has gone 3-2 on the road over their last five games. This season, they have an overall record of 13-5, including a 2-3 mark in Big 12 play.

When looking at Texas’ ATS record this season, they have gone just 5-13. On the road, they have an ATS mark of 1-3 and over their last 10 road games, they are 4-6 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Longhorns have gone 1-2 vs. the spread this year and they are 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Today’s over/under line of 143 is lower than the average over/under line in Texas games this season (146.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 148 points.

The Texas offense is coming off a game in which they scored 75 points vs. Baylor. Overall their field goal percentage was 51.9% while connecting on 9 threes. Leading Texas in scoring vs. Baylor was Tyrese Hunter with his 21 points. Dylan Disu also added 19 points for the Longhorns.

So far this season, the Texas defense has been performing well, ranking 75th in the country at 67.4 points allowed per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. Oklahoma. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.9%.

Taking a Look at the Sooners Chances at Home

At home this season, Oklahoma is 13-1 with an average scoring margin of +18.6 points per game. Their last game was a 69-65 win over Cincinnati, and they have won four straight at home.

For the season, the Sooners are 15-3, including a 3-2 mark in Big 12 play. Their record as the favorite is 13-0, and they are 13-1 at home.

As the favorite, Oklahoma has gone 9-4 against the spread this season. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Sooners have an ATS record of 6-4. At home, their ATS mark is 9-5 for the year and they are 2-1 ATS in their last 3 home games. Overall, Oklahoma’s ATS record is 11-7.

So far this season, the over/under record for Oklahoma games is 9-9. The average scoring total in their games is 144.3 points, which is just a point higher than the average over/under line of 143. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points.

The Oklahoma offense is coming off a game where they scored 69 points against Cincinnati. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.4% and connected on 5 threes. Javian McCollum is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.9. Meanwhile, Otega Oweh also brings a PPG average of 14.1 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Oklahoma defense is giving up an average of 65.1 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Cincinnati, the Bearcats finished with a field goal percentage of 38% and a total of 65 points vs. Oklahoma.